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Vegetable Open House

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Vegetable Open House

Time: July 17, 2014 from 1:30pm to 9pm
Location: Ridgetown Campus Tomato Breeding Plots
Street: Selton Line, just off Howard Road - Watch for the signs
City/Town: Ridgetown
Event Type: vegetable, open, house, tour, for, commercial, growers, and, agribusinesses.
Organized By: OMAFRA & Ridgetown Campus - University of Guelph
Latest Activity: Jun 25, 2014

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Event Description

 

Vegetable Open House Tour for Commercial Vegetable Growers and Agribusinesses.

 

Choose an Afternoon or Evening Tour:

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

OR

6:00 pm top 9:00 pm

 

  • No cost
  • No pre-registration required

 

Highlights include:

  • 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.

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