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Field Vegetable Program – Southwest Hort Expo – Leamington

Updated November 8 with detailed speaker schedule and contact information.

Mark your calendars for the inaugural South West Hort Expo in Leamington on November 19 and 20.  The field vegetable session runs on Nov. 19, 2013, 9:30 – 11:30 am at the Kinsmen Recreation Centre, 249 Sherk St., Leamington. There is no charge to attend and no need to preregister.  The Expo also includes numerous other educational sessions, demonstrations, and a trade show.

9:30 am Weed Management in Vegetables

Kris McNaughton, Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph

10:10 am Phytophthora Blight in Vegetables

Elaine Roddy, Vegetable Crop Specialist, OMAF and MRA, Ridgetown

10:50 am Late Blight Update

Eugenia Banks, Potato Specialist, OMAF and MRA, Guelph

For vegetable growers and those working with the vegetable industry in southwestern Ontario, the Southwest Hort Expo is close to home and economical to attend!  Come out to see what’s new.

Other sessions include Grape, Social Media, Greenhouse, Fruit, Organics, Soil & Crop Cover, and Hazelnuts.  There are also workshops on Spray Application and Irrigation. SW Hort Expo Speaker Schedule 

For more information, contact the Essex County Associated Growers office at (519) 326-4481 or

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