Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2015

Ridgetown Vegetable Open House
Ridgetown Vegetable Open House

For commercial vegetable growers and agribusinesses.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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:

  • Effect of time of interseeding on establishment of annual ryegrass in corn
  • Effect of herbicide residues on oilseed radish cover crop after winter wheat
  • Tolerance of vegetable crops to pethoxamid
  • Herbicide tank mixes with Sandea in tomatoes
  • Effect of application timing on sweet corn tolerance to Permit
  • Greenhouse treatments and cultivar tolerance for bacterial spot in tomatoes
  • Fungicide programs for fruit rot and early blight management in tomatoes
  • Cucumber cultivar susceptibility to belly rot
  • White mold management in snap beans
  • Bacterial spot management in pumpkins and squash
  • New traits for processing tomatoes
  • Nitrogen fertilizer for sugarbeets and seed corn
  • Estimating soil health
  • Cover crop update
  • Squash bee survey
  • 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.

Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2015 Map Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2015_MAP_2

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