Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention – Field Vegetable Program (detailed)

Looking for the detailed program for the field vegetable session at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention?  See below.

 

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 23  
9:30 am Vegetable Nematodes: With Special Reference to Soil Quality Dr. George Bird, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
10:30 am Nitrogen source: does it matter? Dr. John Lauzon, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
11:00 am Basic training: calcium and CEC Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA, Guelph, Ontario
 

 

   
2:00 pm New Challenges and Opportunities for Managing Cucurbit Disease Dr. Meg McGrath, Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center, Cornell University, Riverhead, New York
2:30 pm New products for the management of vegetable disease Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
3:00 pm Defining Sustainability for Specialty Crops Dr. Steve Savage, Cirrus Partners, Evergreen, Colorado
     
Thursday, Feb. 24  
9:30 am Minor Use Program Update for Vegetable Crops Jim Chaput, Provincial Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA, Guelph
10:00 am Introducing QGU42 A New Fungicide Under Development For Several Vegetable Crops René Petroski, Registration Product Manager, E. I. du Pont Canada Company
10:10 am Presidio: A New Tool for Disease Control in Vegetable Crops Beth Connor, Regulatory & Development Manager, Valent Canada, Inc.
10:20 am Previewing ZAMPRO Fungicide: BASF’s innovative new chemistry for control of late blight and downy mildew Scott Hodgins, National Technical Sales Specialist – Specialty Products, BASF – The Chemical Company
10:30 am Quintec – a new powdery mildew fungicide from Dow AgroSciences Paul Foran, Horticulture and Eastern Crops Representative

Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc.

10:40 am Inspire – A New Fungicide for Fruit and Vegetables Brady Code, Technical Field Manager, Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, Inc.
10:50 am What’s new with Movento? Jen Weston, Technical Support Representative, Bayer CropScience
11:00 am Talking To a Skeptical Society About Pesticide Safety Dr. Steve Savage, Cirrus Partners, Evergreen, Colorado
 

 

   
2:00 pm Emerging insect problems in Ontario Hannah Fraser, OMAFRA, Vineland, Ontario

 

2:30 pm Vegetable Weed Management Update Dr. Darren Robinson, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph
3:00 pm Tomato Late blight: Current Situation and Future Potential Dr. Meg McGrath, Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center, Cornell University, Riverhead, New York
3:30 pm 36 Yrs of Observations of Bulb Nematode on Garlic Dr. Fred Crowe, Fred Crowe Consulting, Washington

Print a pdf version of the detailed program.  To learn more about the OFVC, visit the convention website.

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