ASHEVILLE, N.C. — 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 University Cooperative 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; thrips 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.
Event Date: February 24th and 25th, 2021
Time: Feb 24: 12:30pm-6:00pm; Feb 25: 9:00am-3:30pm
Location: Webinar/Virtual Conference
Cost: $40 per person, includes your Annual NC Tomato Growers Association Membership Dues.
Registration required: To register: http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/
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Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, firstname.lastname@example.org.
–Jeanine Davis, Craig Mauney, N.C. State University