The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association and Vineland Research Innovation Centre will be hosting three twilight meetings on ethnic vegetable production.
August 29: Vineland Research Innovation Centre, 4890 Victoria Ave. N., Vineland, Ontario
August 30: OMAFRA-UoG Simoce Research Station, 1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, Ontario
September 7: J. Collins & Sons, address will be provided with RSVP
Agenda for each session includes:
Introduction and Market Opportunities – Michael Brownbridge, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Ethnic Vegetable Production: Crops and Agronomic Needs – Ahmed Bilal, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Insect and Disease Management on Specialty Crops – Melanie Filotas, OMAFRA
Developing and Accessing Specialty Crop Resources in Ontario – Evan Elford, OMAFRA
Tour of field plots and Q&A in vegetable plots
All sessions are scheduled from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and include a complimentary light supper.
For more information and registration please contact Deanna Hutton at 519.763.6160 ext. 116 or email Deanna@ofvga.org
Funding and research partners include OFVGA, VRIC, AAFC, AAC, and OMAFRA