The annual Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention starts tomorrow at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. http://www.ofvc.ca/
The 2-day conference includes several sessions for horticultural producers. Highlights include:
Integrated Pest Management: biopesticides, alternatives to soil fumigants for nematode management, organic production, sprayer technology, foliar diseases, agri-chemical update, nematode management Thurs 9-12,
Crop Nutrition: soil test interpretation, treating post-production water, nutrition and cover crops in vineyards,
Irrigation: including micro-irrigation and using EvapoTranspiration scheduling, Drip irrigation workshop
Funding for Horticulture: Funding programs Thurs 2-4 pm
New crops: uncommon berries Thurs 9:30 – 12
And so much more! This conference runs from 9-5 February 19-20.