The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences invite you to participate in the 2018 International Spinach Conference and Field Day to be held February 14-15, 2018 in Murcia, Spain

Hotel Information

Occidental Murcia Siete Coronas

Paseo de Garay, 5

30003 Murcia, Spain


Occidental Murcia Siete Coronas Hotel (click here)

Email: supervisor@barcelo.com

Let them know you are with the spinach conference.


Suggested Airport:

Alicante Airport (ALC) Aeroport d’Alcant

If you would like transportation to or from the Alicante Airport (1 Hour drive) please make a note when you register.

Busses will be available for transportation to and from the Spinach Field Day




Please click below to view the 2018 scheduled speakers/talks.

Spain Spinach Talk Speakers List

Program Schedule


Please send your abstract to Jim Correll (jcorrell@uark.edu) and Shelby Goucher-Hanson (sgoucher@uark.edu) by January  1, 2018

Please use the template below with 12pt font, justified.

Abstract Template 2018




Speakers at the 2018 International Spinach Conference will include leading experts in areas of global spinach production, spinach breeding, disease and pest management, and genomics from the E.U. and the U.S. In addition, there will also be a poster session providing attendees an opportunity to present and discuss research findings.

Who Should Attend

The meeting should be of interest to anyone working in the Spinach industry, including seed companies and breeders, academic professionals and researchers, industry representatives, public officials, as well as graduate and undergraduate students.


If you would like to be a sponsor please contact Shelby Goucher-Hanson (Sgouche@uark.edu)

Contact Us

For more information regarding the 2018 Spinach Conference and Field Day, please contact Jim Correll (jcorrell@uark.edu or 479-283-1628) or Shelby Goucher-Hanson (sgouche@uark.edu).

For Questions regarding registration and payments, please contact Kim Keeney (kkeeney@uark.edu)