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

 

 

 

Closed Victoria Day (Monday May 20, 2019)

We are closed for Victoria Day on Monday May 20, 2019.

 

  ( May-20-2019 )


Golf Tournament

Join us for a day on the greens for our 57th Annual Bradford Vegetable Industry Golf Tournament ... Wednesday June 12, 2019 ... Lunch will be served at 11:30 am ... Tournament will begin at 12:30 pm (Bradford Highlands Golf Club) ... Tickets are available at Bradford Co-operative Storage Ltd. (905) 775-3317 Matt: msheppard@bellnet.ca, Admin: bcoop3317@outlook.com

 

  ( Jun-12-2019 )


Saturday Hours

NOW OPEN SATURDAYS from 8:00AM to 12:00PM Noon for the Spring, Summer and Fall season.

 

  ( Apr-27-2019 )


 

Featured Event


Closed Victoria Day (Monday May 20, 2019) ( May-20-2019 )

We are closed for Victoria Day on Monday May 20, 2019. ....


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

Administration bcoop3317@outlook.com