Events

Events

Basic experimental concepts for testing management options in truffle orchards

Webinar

View Recording Truffle growers have a lot of ideas and information available on management practices necessary to produce truffles. Sometimes ideas conflict, it is not clear what level of a treatment is most effective, or you have an off-the-wall idea to try. We can test our ideas and decide which …

Having the right tools is half the battle – TRAPI

Webinar

Having the right tools is half the battle. Todays Genetic Tools to help measure success for increased Truffle Production. This is NATGA's first webinar under the TRAPI umbrella.

[Webinar] Trees and Truffles – Partners in Grime – TRAPIĀ 

Webinar

This talk will focus on optimal tree host nutrition for truffle production. I will cover the basics of tree nutrition and soil nutrient availability, highlighting special nutritional characteristics of trees. Target ranges of foliar nutrients for truffle production and the challenge of optimizing tree nutrition in basic soils will be discussed. I will review methods of foliar nutrient analysis and suggest avenues for future research.

[Webinar] Cooking with Truffles, Made Easy

Webinar

View Recording Are you swimming in truffles (as we all aspire to be!) and donā€™t know what to do with the bounty? Or are you experimenting with your first truffle in the kitchen and donā€™t know where to start? Or have you had one too many truffle dishes at a …

Building a research collaboration – TRAPI

Webinar

Scientific research on improving North American (NA) truffle production is very limited. Yet, there are some talented NA research and extension scientists that are very interested in supporting growth of the NA truffle industry by testing ways to improve truffle yields. The planning grant called ā€œTRAPI: Truffle Research and Production Initiativeā€ was awarded to University of Idaho in September 2022 with the support of numerous NATGA members.

WEEDS and PESTS – Love ā€˜em or Leave ā€˜em – TRAPI

Webinar

View Recording Managing weeds can be a challenge in truffle orchards while insects and other invertebrate pests are a significant threat to truffle quality and yields. Weeds in many orchard systems are effectively controlled at low cost using herbicides, but there are potential risks that residues will affect truffle quality …