Crop Selection

Events

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May 2018

Sweet Corn, Bean and Pea Integrated Pest Management Workshop
Attend a workshop May 8 at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, all about scouting, diagnostics and identification of insects, diseases, disorders and weeds in sweet corn, beans and peas. Click 'Read More' for details. Read More
Cucurbit Crop Integrated Pest Management Workshop
Attend a workshop May 15 at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, all about scouting, diagnostics and identification of insects, diseases and disorders for cucumbers, pumpkin, squash and melon crops. Click 'Read More' for details. Read More
Vineland's Greenhouse Tour
Stop in at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre's Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre on May 16th between 1-3pm to explore their research and development of a tastier greenhouse-grown tomato. To RSVP to this event, email Shelby.Vanderende@vinelandresearch.com Read More

June 2018

Breakfast on the Farm
On June 23, bring your family to meet local farmers, tour a modern dairy farm, and enjoy an all-Ontario breakfast at the Cranston Farm in Ancaster, Ontario. Click 'Read More' to get your free ticket. Read More
3rd Annual Agriculture Innovation Day
Michigan State University is hosting its 3rd annual Agriculture Innovation Day with a focus on Fruit and Vegetables Technologies at the MSU Southwest Research and Extension Center on June 28. Click 'Read More' for more details on the agenda and (free) registration process. Read More

July 2018

Sweet Corn and Pumpkin Grower Twilight Meeting
Indian River Acres is hosting a meeting from 7pm to dusk on field scouting, crop diagnostics, and native pollinators on the farmscape. Click Read More for more information. Read More
Ridgetown Vegetable Open House
OMAFRA & the University of Guelph are hosting a Vegetable Open House Thursday, July 19th for commercial vegetable growers and agribusinesses. Free & no registration required. Click Read More to more info. Read More

August 2018

39th International Carrot Conference
The 4-day-long International Carrot Conference will take place in Madison, Wisconsin, USA starting August 21st. Bringing together everyone interested in the carrot industry from growers and researchers to students and sellers, it will cover production & marketing, diseases & pests, and breeding & genetics. Click the link for more information. Read More
OMAFRA Soil Management Day
On August 22 from 9am-3pm at Wildwood Conservation Area in St. Mary's, learn about the systems approach to soil health: erosion control, cover crops, strip till, anaerobic digestion, and more. Click 'Read More' to register online. Read More

November 2018

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention - an annual gathering of horticultural crop producers involved in the production of fruits & veg - will be held from February 20-21, 2019! Click 'Read More' for details. Read More
Districts 1, 2 & 3 Annual Meetings
District 1 and District 3 annual meetings have taken place. PLEASE NOTE the date for District 2 is Thursday, November 22 at 6pm. Click 'Read More' for details. Read More
Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference
The Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference will be held January 30 & 31, 2019 at the Four Points Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Road South in London. To read more, click on the link Read More

March 2019

Tomato Day
2019 District 1 Tomato Day will be held on Thursday, March 7th at the Country View Golf Club in Dover Centre. Please read more.... Read More

July 2019

Pea Variety Trial Tour July 23 2019
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August 2019

Take Your Best Shot Photo Contest
OPVG wants you to participate in our 2nd Annual Photo Contest! Cash prizes will be given out to winners in each category. Categories include Faces of the Farm; Our Family, Friends and Community; Something to Admire; Field to Fork; and Best & Worst of Nature. Please see the attached for more details..... Read More