Elderberry Producers' Forum - Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Stoney Creek Inn, Columbia, Missouri
7:15 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 - 9:00 Plenary Sessions:
Elderberry Around the World
  Presenter Title
9:00 - 9:30 Jan Mills
Artemis International
An Industry Perspective on Elderberry
9:30 - 10:00 Karl Kaack
University of Aarhus
How we Grow, Process, and Market Elderberries in Europe
10:00 - 10:30

Denis Charlebois
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

Did You Say Elderberry? Some Pitfalls to Avoid
10:30 - 11:00 Morning break -- visit vendors
11:00 - 12:00 Sandor Pethes (Hungary) and Stefan Lampl (Austria), European Elderberry Grower Cooperatives Panel discussion: How Elderberry is Grown and Marketed in Europe
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch -- visit vendors
  Track I: Elderberry Production Track 2: Elderberry Marketing
and Development
  Presenter Title Presenter Title
1:30 - 2:00 Terry Durham
River Hills Producers
Elderberry Production in Missouri Ina Cernusca
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry
Elderberry Marketing
2:00 - 2:30 Michael Gold
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry
Elderberry Financial Decision Making Tool
2:30 - 3:00 Patrick Byers
University of Missouri
Elderberry Cultivars Misha Kwasniewski
Enology Program Leader, University of Missouri
Opportunities and Challenges in Production of Wines from Elderberries and Other Fruits
3:00 - 3:30 Afternoon break -- visit vendors
3:30 - 4:00 Joe Wilson
Sano Springs 
Our Experiences with Growing Elderberries in West-central Missouri Rodger Lenhardt
Norm's Farm, North Carolina
Elderberry Marketing in North Carolina
4:00 - 4:30 Michele Warmund
University of Missouri
Elderberry Rust Disease John Brewer
Wyldewood Cellars, Kansas
Considerations for Sourcing  Elderberry Juice- Europe vs. North America
4:30 - 5:00 Sebastian and
Cathy Hanus
Nebraska
Mycorrhizae in Elderberries Sylvain Mercier
SURO
SURO: How We Market Elderberry Products across Canada
5:00 - 5:30 Patrick Byers                         University of Missouri ‘Marge’ European Elderberry for North America Terry Durham
River Hills Producers
Becoming a River Hills Harvest Producer
5:30 - 6:00 Conclusion / discussion
6:00 - 6:30 Meeting of Midwest Elderberry Producers?
Friday, June 14, 2013
Eridu Farms, Hartsburg, Missouri
8:30 - 12:00 Rotating Workshops
  Presenter Title
  Michele Warmund
University of Missouri
Elderberry Insects, Mites, and Diseases
  Jacob Wilson
Lincoln University, Missouri
Managing Japanese Beetles in Elderberry
  Joe Klinefelter
Eridu Farms
Elderberry Field Equipment and Post-harvest Handling of Fruit
  Terry Durham
Eridu Farms
Elderberry Orchard Tours
  Lupé Rios
Forrest Keeling Nursery
Elderberry Propagation
12:00 - 3:00 Lunch, Networking, Music