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Ontario Fruit And Vegetable Convention Presentations Now Available Online

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By: Janice LeBoeuf, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA

Presentation slides from the 2017 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) are now posted online. Field vegetable content at this year’s OFVC included:

  • No-Till and Cover Crops for Pumpkin and Squash Production
  • Urban Agriculture: An Ohio Perspective
  • Organic Weed Control in Vegetables
  • Innovative Technologies for Potato Late Blight Control
  • Potato Diseases: Late Blight and Dickeya Blackleg
  • New and Emerging Potato Varieties
  • Growing Sweet Corn in the Great Lakes Basin – How to Manage Phosphorus
  • Cover Crops, Healthy Soils and More
  • Farm Gate Marketing
  • Making Integrated Pest Management Work
  • 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship for Vegetables

There were also many general sessions that may be of interest to the vegetable industry including Irrigation; Potassium, Magnesium & Calcium: Revisiting the Basics; Soil Health; Zero Waste; Soil Pest Management; Nematode Management; Business; and Food Safety.

Some presentations may not be available if presenters did not use slides or did not wish to have their presentations posted.

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