Clean plant network goals and strategies for providing industry with healthy plant material were discussed in a facilitated workshop with focus groups.The workshop discussions are available below.
The first general meeting of the National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) was convened at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. on March 25-26, 2009. The members of the Core Working Group acted as hosts and introduced the newly appointed members of the NCPN Governing Body (Tier 1). Those board members are: Bill Dickerson (ARS, Center for Plant Health, Science & Technology, North Carolina), Wayne Dixon (Florida State Department of Agriculture), Joseph Postman (USDA, Corvallis, Oregon), Ken Rauscher (Plant Board and Michigan State Department of Agriculture), and Tom Wessels (Washington State Department of Agriculture).
The second general meeting of the NCPN Governing Board was held at the University of California, Davis, on May 11-12, 2010. The formal meeting was followed on May 13 by a tour of a California nursery and grape grower's research vineyard in the Central Valley.
Several of the commodity clean plant networks and other NCPN-related committees also met in Davis during the week of May 10-14.
Third General Meeting, November, 2011 (Riverdale, MD)