2021 Winter Vegetable Conference & 53rd Annual Tomato Growers Meeting
“Annual Conference Goes Virtual”
Includes: First Time Virtual Trade Show, Virtual Seed Variety Show Case, Virtual Fumigation “Z” Training, Virtual Private Pesticide Applicator “V” Training
Event Date: February 24 and 25, 2021
Time: February 24, 12:30 p.m.–6 p.m.; February 25, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Location: Webinar/Virtual Conference
Cost: $40 per person, includes your Annual NC Tomato Growers Association Membership Dues.
This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high-quality educational program put together by vegetable Extension specialists/agents at NC State Extension. Includes a virtual trade show where attendees can meet with representatives from agricultural companies that support the vegetable industry. The two-day conference includes presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. Topics will include: Tomato Hybrid Field Trials; Herbicide carryover and injury from drift; weed control in pepper, tomato, and cucurbits; thrip management in tomatoes and pepper; tomato disease management; hybrid tomato varieties for commercial production; progress in breeding for combined resistance to verticillium and bacterial spot; and 2021 Food Safety Update. Pesticide credits are available to conference attendees.