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Description: 2021 Winter Vegetable Conference &53rd Annual Tomato Growers Meeting

“Annual Conference Goes Virtual”

Includes: First Time Virtual Trade Show, Virtual Seed Variety Show Case, Virtual Fumigation “Z” Training, Virtual Private Pesticide Applicator “V” Training

Event Date: February 24th and 25th, 2021

Time:  Feb 24: 12:30pm-6:00pm; Feb 25: 9:00am-3:30pm

Location: Webinar/Virtual Conference

Cost:  $40 per person, includes your Annual NC Tomato Growers Association Membership Dues.


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Conference Contact:  To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact Ellen Moss at828-685-3989,


Description:  This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialists/agents atNC State University Cooperative Extension. Includes a virtual trade show where attendees can meet with representatives from agricultural companies that support the vegetable industry.  The two-day conference includes presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. Topics will include: Tomato Hybrid Field Trials; Herbicide carryover and injury from drift; weed control in pepper, tomato, and cucurbits; thrip management in tomatoes and pepper; tomato disease management; hybrid tomato varieties for commercial production; progress in breeding for combined resistance to verticillium and bacterial spot; and 2021 Food Safety Update.Pesticide credits are available to conference attendees.

Feb 24 Wed