February 24, 2015, Ridgetown, Ont – The District 1 of the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs present the 39th Annual Tomato Day being held March 3, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event is being hosted at Countryview Golf Course, 25393 St. Clair Rd., near Dover Centre, Ont.
Admission is $30 and includes the educational program, trade show, and a hot lunch. No preregistration is required.
8:00 a.m. – Registration, refreshments and trade show
8:30 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks; Ron Van Damme, District 1 Chair
8:35 a.m. – White Mold: The Year After 2014; Cheryl Trueman, Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph
8:55 a.m. – Building Better Soils for Better Crops; Odette Ménard, MAPAQ, Quebec
9:55 a.m. – Tomato Weed Management; Kris McNaughton, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph
10:45 a.m. – Break and Trade Show
11:00 a.m. – Stink Bugs; Celeste Welty, Ohio State University, OARDC
11:30 a.m. – What we learned from the Bacterial Disease Survey; Cheryl Trueman, Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph
11:40 a.m. – Tomato Bacterial Disease; Mary Hausbeck, Michigan State University
12:25 p.m. – Tomato Negotiations Update; OPVG
12:30 p.m. – Lunch and Trade Show
CCA Continuing Education Credits have been applied for.
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