2021 Winter Vegetable Conference & 53rd Annual Tomato Growers Meeting

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“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.

Registration Required

Register online through Eventbrite

Conference Contacts

To exhibit or sponsor, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com. For more information on the educational program, contact Craig Mauney at 828-989-7900, craig_mauney@ncsu.edu.

Description

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.

Written By

Craig Mauney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCraig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of HendersonCall Craig E-mail Craig N.C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center
Posted on Dec 17, 2020
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