Winter Vegetable Conference & 49th Annual Tomato Growers Meeting to Be Held in Asheville

— Written By N.C. Cooperative Extension
Event Date: February 8th and 9th, 2017
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC
Cost:  Registration at the door is $35
Registration required:  To register:  http://www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/
Conference Contact:  To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss Sprague at 828-685-3989.
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Description: 
 
This is the largest commercial vegetable growers’ event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by extension specialists and agents at NC State University. Pesticide credits will be offered. There will also be a trade show and a silent auction that supports student scholarships.
The program will include presentations on tomato breeding and genetics update, Bacterial Spot Management, new fungicides available, insect management, flash freezing excess produce, alternative marketing opportunities, bell pepper production, cover crops, processing tomato variety update, broccoli production, organic sanitizers, FSMA update, and cucumber production.