Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2016

Ridgetown Vegetable Open HouseFor commercial vegetable growers and agribusiness.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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:

  • Herbicide tank mixes with Sandea in tomatoes
  • Herbicide tank mixes for cucumbers
  • Control of linuron-resistant pigweed in carrots
  • Effect of residual herbicides on establishment of interseeded cereal rye in snap beans
  • Fungicide programs for cucumbers and tomatoes with reduced use of chlorothalonil
  • Validation of best management practices for bacterial spot in tomatoes
  • Evaluation of tomato and pumpkin cultivars for tolerance to bacterial spot
  • Corn, cucumber, pea variety trials
  • Field pea heat tolerance
  • Processing tomato, pepper and cucumber fertility
  • Biodegradable mulch
  • Clean seed production in garlic
  • Processing tomato breeding
  • Cover crops
  • Nutrient management
  • 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 2016 Map Ridgetown Vegetable Open House 2015_MAP_2

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