Field vegetable program at Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

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

Field Vegetable Program

Wednesday, February 18 (morning)


9:30 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)

Sweet Corn

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

9:30 am

•Drop in between 9:30 am and noon to speak with researchers, OMAFRA specialists and other key industry resources.

• Come with your own ideas or questions and explore a wide array of new opportunities and key business decisions

Registration information for the convention is at The full schedule is posted on the OFVC website.

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