National NC-140 Conference in Idaho

2013 Annual NC 140 Meeting

Courtyard Marriott Boise West/Meridian

789 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83642

(208) 888-0800


  • Tuesday November 5, 2013

Travel to Boise (via BOI airport) and staying at Courtyard Marriot Hotel (Gov’t Rate Rooms @ ~ $78 without breakfast or $87/night with breakfast) in Meridian, Idaho.  Meridian is only 5 miles west of Boise, Idaho. United, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Southwest, US Air fly to/from BOI.


  • Wednesday November 6, 2013

Tour of Idaho Fruit Industry, University of Idaho Pomology Research Program

6:00 AM-6 PM: Tour of the Idaho fruit and wine-producing areas, Symms Fruit Ranch packing operation and ‘Pink Lady’ apple orchard, Henggeler high density ‘Gala’ apple, Western Laboratories, U of Idaho Pomology Research Orchards and vineyards rootstock trial, apple canopy architectures project, irrigation project, grape research, and laboratory. Lunch at Western Laboratories, Parma, Idaho.

Dinner on your own.


  • Thursday Wednesday 7, 2013

7:00 AM: Breakfast (included at $87/night with room charge) at Marriott Hotel

NC-140 Business meetings at Marriot Hotel, Meridian, Idaho.

8:30 AM: Welcome by Dr. Don Thill, Associate Dean and Director of Idaho Experiment Station, University of Idaho and Meeting Introduction by Essie Fallahi, University of Idaho.

9:00 AM: Meeting Agenda and NC-140 Admin

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Trial Coordinators Reports

Noon: Lunch (Served at the conference)

1:00 PM-3 PM: Trial Coordinators Reports

3:30 PM-5 PM: State Reports

7 PM-10:00 PM: Group Dinner at Good Wood restaurant, Eagle-Meridian area.


  • Friday November 8

7:00 AM: Breakfast (included at $87/night with room charge) at Marriott Hotel

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM: State Reports

Noon:  Lunch (Served at the conference)

1:30-4:00 PM State Reports

Fri. evening: Root2Fruit SCRI meeting?

Dinner your own


Saturday November 9

Check Out and Travel Day/ Biological Sampling (TBA)


For more information

Essie Fallahi

208-880-8088 Or visit the NC-140 website,