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Ontario Tomato Day March 3

February 25, 2015  By OMAFRA

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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