Tentative Schedule of Events

**Times are tentative and may be revised. Please review the final schedule of events on the Meeting Platform.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

9:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m. PST

USPLTA Executive Board Meeting


2:00—2:30 p.m. PST

Opening Session & Welcome


2:30—4:30 p.m. PST

International Marketing Focus

       Global Outlook

       Marketing Rep. Roundtable

Standard for Quality 2.0


4:30—5:00 p.m. PST

6:00—8:00 p.m. PST

8 p.m. PST

DCM Update

Welcome Reception

Dinner on your own


Thursday, September 23, 2021

8:00—8:45 a.m. PST


8:45—10:00 a.m. PST

Research Focus - Critical Links

       Pulse Quality Network -

       Linking Quality Traits

       Genetics & New Varieties


10:00—10:15 a.m. PST

Health Break


10:15—11:00 a.m. PST

Sustainability - Looking to the Future

       USADPLC Sustainability Video

       Life Cycle Analysis

       Regenerative Ag - Corporate


11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. PST


       Moving policy forward for 
       sustainability & nutrition


12:00—1:00 p.m. PST

Member Luncheon

1:15—2:00 p.m. PST

Transportation - Halted!

       Infrastructure & Agriculture


2:00—2:15 p.m. PST

Health Break


2:15—4:30 p.m. PST

Domestic Marketing - State of Marketing Affairs

       Half Cup Habit 2.0 - Newest
       Social Media Campaign

       Traction of Plant-Based Foods
       in School Nutrition

       Pulse Product Trends

       B2B Strategies (Business 2 


4:30—5:00 p.m. PST

Grades Updates


6:00—7:00 p.m. PST

7:00-10:00 p.m. PST

Honorary Member Reception

Honorary Member Banquet & Recognition

       Diamond Sponsors

       2022 Site Announcement



Friday, September 24, 2021

7:30—8:45 a.m. PST

7:30—8:45 a.m. PST

FAQ Committee Breakfast

Convention Committee Breakfast


9:00—9:15 a.m. PST

9:15—9:30 a.m. PST

9:30—11:00 a.m. PST


FAQ Committee Report

General Session, Committee Elections & Voting


11:00 a.m.—5:30 p.m. PST

USPLTA Don Plotts Memorial Golf Tournament

6:00—7:00 p.m. PST



7:00—10:00 p.m. PST

Buffet Dinner & Golf Awards

Thank You to all our Diamond Sponsors!

  • Justus Bag Company, Inc.
  • Dakota Dry Bean
  • AGT Food
  • http://www.belchim.com
  • Ray Mont Logistics
  • Buhler
  • CGI Columbia Grains
  • Northern Bag and Box Company
  • CFT Corporation
  • Hinrichs Trading - Division of Ardent Mills