Ridgetown Vegetable Open House

Ridgetown Vegetable Open House
Ridgetown Vegetable Open House

For commercial vegetable growers and agribusinesses.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014
Selton Line and Ridgetown Campus
Choose an afternoon or evening tour
Your choice of: 1:30 – 4:30 pm or 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Get the poster (pdf) with map and directions.

Hosted by OMAFRA & Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph

• No cost

• No preregistration required

Highlights:

  • New traits for processing tomatoes.
  • Managing belly rot and downy mildew in cucumbers.
  • Managing fruit rots and bacterial spot in tomatoes.
  • Sugarbeet cercospora leaf spot and fungicide resistance.
  • Insecticides for western bean cutworm in sweet corn.
  • Winter wheat for soil health.
  • Nitrogen from legume cover crops.
  • Estimating soil health and quality.
  • Edamame and snap bean nitrogen requirements.
  • Vegetable variety trials.
  • Biodegradable mulch.
  • Clean seed production in garlic.
  • Field pea heat tolerance.
  • Using greenhouse wastewater in field vegetable production.
  • Ethnic vegetables. Recropping issues with cover crops.
  • Weed control in vine crops, carrots, red beets, snap and lima beans.
  • Problem weed control in tomatoes and carrots.
  • OMAFRA updates and more.

Directions:

Google Maps link

1:30 or 6:00 pm – Meet at the Ridgetown Campus tomato breeding plots on Selton Line, just off Howard Road. Watch for the signs.

The tour will proceed to wagons on campus in Ridgetown (park beside RDC building) starting at 2:15 or 6:45 pm. Look for the signs.

Each tour will conclude with refreshments in Willson Hall.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Janice LeBoeuf at janice.leboeuf@ontario.ca or 519- 674-1699.

Map - Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2014
Map – Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2014

 

 

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