District 1 of the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers and OMAFRA present…….
The 41st Annual Tomato Day
Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Countryview Golf Course
25393 St. Clair Rd. (Hwy 40), Dover Centre, ON
Admission: $30 (includes educational program, trade show, hot lunch).
No preregistration required.
8:00 am Registration, refreshments and trade show
8:30 am Welcome and opening remarks, Ron Van Damme, District 1 Chair
8:35 am Weed Management Update, Darren Robinson, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph
9:20 am Strip tillage – Grower panel, Jim Brush, Mark Richards, Laurent Van Arkel
10:00 am Fast Resistant Weed Testing Results – Help Us, Help You, Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA – Harrow
10:10 am BREAK AND TRADE SHOW
10:30 am The “Right” to Farm??, John Kolk, Kolk Farms, Picture Butte, Alberta (by phone)
11:15 am Update on PMRA re-evaluations and what ALL of us need to do!, Craig Hunter, Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association
11:45 am Tomecek Ag spray record and worker protection mobile app, Kate Tomecek, Tomecek Agronomy Services Inc.
12:05 pm LUNCH AND TRADE SHOW
1:05 pm Soil Health Update, Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA – Ridgetown
1:20 pm Phosphorus, Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA – Guelph
1:50 pm Tomato negotiations update, OPVG
CCA Continuing Education Credits have been applied for.
Special thanks to our sponsor for coffee and donuts: Thompsons