Events

TOMATO DAY - January 28, 2021

January 28 | 12:00am

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

The 45th Annual Tomato Day

Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Zoom Meeting

You could WIN!! One randomly selected attendee for each update session will win a gift card.

2:00 pm Welcome and opening remarks Kevin Epp, District 1 Chair
2:05 pm Tomato Industry – World View Indiana: Roger Gunning, Red Gold Inc. (pre‐recorded video)
California: Greg Pruett, Ingomar Packing Company (pre‐recorded video)
Global: Sophie Colvine, World Processing Tomato Council (pre‐recorded video)
Ontario Updates (live discussion): Steve Lamoure, Conagra Brands Inc. Tim Suitor, Highbury Canco Corp.
2:35 pm Insect and Disease Update
  • Project Updates and Summaries (pre‐recorded videos)
  • Live discussion of results and questions with:
    Cheryl Trueman, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus
3:15 pm Break
3:25 pm Weed Control Update
  • Project Updates and Summaries (pre‐recorded videos)
  • Live discussion of results and questions with: Darren Robinson, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus Rob Nurse, Agriculture and Agri‐food Canada – Harrow
4:05 pm Break
4:15 pm Crop Management Update – from cover crops to breeding to quality
  • Project Updates and Summaries (pre‐recorded videos)
  • Live discussion of results and questions with:
    Laura VanEerd, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus
    Steve Loewen, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus
    John Zandstra, University of Guelph – Ridgetown Campus
4:55 pm Conclusion of Meeting

Resources:

Click to view the Pigweed Species Identification Guide

Click to view the Herbicide Resistant Canada Waterhemp