The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention will be held on February 18-19, 2015 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Information about the conference can be found at http://www.ofvc.ca/.
Field Vegetable Program
Wednesday, February 18 (morning)
9:00 am Bacterial leaf spot pumpkins/squash, Elaine Roddy, OMAFRA
10:00 Tomato diseases, Cheryl Trueman, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
11:00 Integrating Contans into white mold management systems on vegetable farms, Alex Stone, Oregon State University
Wednesday, February 18 (afternoon)
2:00 New Research on Rust, Cheryl Trueman, University of Guelph, Ridgetown
2:30 New control tactics for changing insect pressure in sweet corn, Tony Shelton, Cornell University
3:00 Problem weeds workshop, Dave Bilyea, University of Guelph, Ridgetown
Thursday, February 19 (morning)
VegConnect: An information tradeshow for all vegetable businesses
• Drop in to speak with researchers, OMAFRA specialists and other key industry resources.
• Come with your own ideas or questions and explore a wide array new opportunities and key business decisions
Registration information for the convention is at http://www.ofvc.ca/pricingA.html. The full schedule will be posted on the OFVC website soon.