Events


 

68th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference

Wednesday March 27th & Thursday March 28th, 2019

Bradford and District Memorial Community Centre

125 Simcoe St., Bradford, ON

Muck Show Booklet | Floor Plan
 

Registration 8:30 am

 

Wednesday morning, March 27

Chair: Dennis Van Dyk

 

9:00 – 9:20

Highlights of the carrot cultivar trials. Shawn Janse and M.R. McDonald

9:20 – 9:40

Highlights of carrot research trials. Mary Ruth McDonald and K. Vander Kooi

9:40 – 10:00

Managing leaf curl in celery. Stephen Reynolds, K. Vander Kooi and M.R. McDonald

10:00 – 10:45

BREAK

10:45 – 11:05

Weed control in carrots: Results and Insights. Clarence Swanton

11:05 – 11:15

Funding for Muck Farmers, Helping you protect your soil and water resources. Lori McLean

11:15 – 11:25

Industry update Syngenta. Patricia Kloepfer and Sam Livesey

11:25 – 11:45

Crop protection re-evaluation update mancozeb, neonics, etc. Chris Duyvelshoff

11:45 – 11:55

Permit to Take Water, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

11:55 – 12:00

Update from the Holland Marsh Growers Association. Jody Mott

12:00 – 1:30

LUNCH

 

 

Wednesday afternoon, March 27

Chair: Matt Sheppard

           

1:30 – 2:00

Nematodes in carrots: California trials. Joe Nunez

2:00 – 2:20

Nematode management for carrots and garlic in Ontario. Tyler Blauel, D. Van Dyk, K. Vander Kooi and M.R. McDonald

2:20 – 2:40

IPM Update the year in review and plans for 2019. Zach Telfer, K. Vander Kooi and M.R. McDonald

2:40 – 3:00

Enhancing beneficial insects around the Marsh: The Berm Debate. Dillon Muldoon, M.R. McDonald and C. Scott-Dupree

3:00 – 3:30

BREAK

3:30 – 3:50

Flea beetles in carrots. A new pest? Joe Nunez

3:50 – 4:00

Industry update Corteva. Paul Foran and Chantal Veilleux

4:00 – 4:20

Labour shortages or expenses? Try a robotic weeder. Teric Greenan

4:20 – 4:40

Improving control of carrot weevil. Alexandra Stinson, Zach Telfer, C. Scott-Dupree and M.R. McDonald

 

 

 

 

Registration 8:30 am

 

Thursday morning, March 28

Chair: Travis Cranmer

 

9:00 – 9:20

Update on onion research trials. Kevin Vander Kooi, L. Riches and M. R.  McDonald

9:20 – 9:45

Highlights of the onion cultivar trials. Shawn Janse and M.R. McDonald

9:45 – 9:55

Another approach to onion maggot control sterile insect release. Travis Cranmer

9:55 – 10:05

Industry update Bayer. Marieke Patton

10:05 – 10:45

BREAK

10:45 – 11:05

Minor Use for Muck Vegetables Update. Jim Chaput

11:05 – 11:15

Industry update BASF. Tom Clarke

11:15 – 12:00

Management of Stemphylium on onions results from New York State. Sarah Pethybridge

12:00 – 1:30

LUNCH

 

 

Thursday Afternoon, March 28

Chair: Tyler Blauel

 

1:30 – 2:00

Management of Stemphylium on onions in Ontario. Sara Stricker, Jake Carson, B.D. Gossen and M.R. McDonald

2:00 – 2:10

Industry update Syngenta. Patricia Kloepfer and Sam Livesey

2:10 – 2:25

What can the Ontario Produce Marketing Association do for you? Emilia de Sousa

2:25 – 2:45

Mycorrhizae and muck crops: What can they do? Umbrin Ilyas, L. duToit, M. Raizada and M.R. McDonald

2:45 – 3:15

Advances in Sprayer Technology tested in the field. Jason Deveau and Dennis Van Dyk

 

 

 

Muck Vegetable Growers Conference & Trade Show

Join us at the 68th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference & Trade Show on Wednesday March 27th & Thursday March 28th at the Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre from 8:30am - 4:30pm. It's going to be a great show!

 

  ( Mar-27-2019 )


 

Featured Event


Muck Vegetable Growers Conference & Trade Show ( Mar-27-2019 )

Join us at the 68th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference & Trade Show on Wednesday March 27th & Thursday March 28th at the Bradford & District Memorial Community Centre from 8:30am - 4:30pm. It's going to be a great show! ....


Contact Us


Bradford Co-operative Storage Ltd.
61 Bridge Street
Bradford ON L3Z2B1
Canada


Phone     (905)-775-3317

Fax          (905)-775-3318

E-mail    Matt Sheppard (General Manager) msheppard@bellnet.ca

Steve Andela (Greenhouse and Growers Supplier) sandela@bellnet.ca

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