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2020 Winter Conference

Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte

North American Truffle Growers Winter Conference & Meeting About this Event Meeting Accommodations at the Doubletree in downtown Charlotte. Use code TRU for the group rate of $129/night. Group Code: TRU Check-in: 20-FEB-2020 Check-out: 23-FEB-2020 Hotel Name: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlotte Hotel Address:895 W. Trade Street, Charlotte 28202-1122 Phone …

[Webinar] Alexis Guerin: The need for proper edible mycorrhizal fungi (EMF) cultivation trials: How plantation management impacts yields.


Knowing how plantation management affects the yield of edible mycorrhizal fungi (EMF) is both a new and complex issue. We are virtually inexperienced compared to most other horticultural sectors. EMF production also relies on the symbiotic interaction with host trees. The variable success obtained with truffle cultivation worldwide speaks for …

[Webinar] Olivia Martin-Taylor: Industry Integrity, Truffle Grading, Coop and Collective Development, and How to Managing an Aging Orchard


The burgeoning truffle industry in North America has the unique opportunity to establish standards that ensure the highest levels of product quality and measures to ensure industrial integrity. To address industry and product integrity we can take simple actions at different points in the cultivation process. The industry can take steps to prevent contaminant truffle species from entering the market. These steps include setting industry seedling standards and a comprehensive system of truffle grading.