Crop Selection

Tomato Day


District 1 of the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers and OMAFRA present…….

The 40th Annual Tomato Day

Friday, March 4, 2016     8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Roma Club, 19 Seacliff Drive E., Leamington, ON

In the Pavillion Hall

Admission:  $30 (includes educational program, trade show, hot lunch).
No preregistration required.


8:00 am

Registration, refreshments and trade show

8:30 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Ron Van Damme, District 1 Chair

8:40 am

GLASI – A New Program With New Opportunities For Your Farm!

Margaret May, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association

9:00 am

Building Better Soil Health for Production – what Michigan Potato Growers have learned

George Bird, Michigan State University

10:00 am


10:15 am

Weed Management

Darren Robinson, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph

11:00 am

Phosphorus  - Science And Solutions

Deanna Németh, OMAFRA

11:30 am

Phosphorus  and Soil Health for Ontario Tomato Producers – a new project

Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA

11:40 am

Spray Penetration – Helping it Sink In

Jason Deveau, OMAFRA

12:00 pm

Tomato Negotiations Update


12:15 pm





CCA Continuing Education Credits have been applied for.




Special thanks to our sponsor for coffee and donuts:

Setteringtons Fertilizer Ltd.