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1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806 1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806 Burke County Center 2 months ago
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Description:

Event Date: February 20th and 21st, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday through lunch on Thursday

Location: Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville, NC

Cost: $40 per person with pre-registration prior to February 7th.
Registration at the door is $50

Registration required: To register: www.ncagr.gov/markets/commodit/horticul/tomatoes/

Conference Contact: To exhibit or sponsor, or for more information, contact
Ellen Moss at 828-685-3989, ellen_moss@yahoo.com.

Please include our event in the calendar of your organization

Description: This is the largest commercial vegetable grower event in the region with a high quality educational program put together by vegetable extension specialist/agents at NC State University Cooperative Extension. There will also be a trade show and a fundraiser that supports student scholarships. The program will include presentations on many different topics to help vegetable growers. The final program will be completed in December 2018. Topics will include such things as Management of Foliar Diseases of Tomato, Using Chemigation to Manage Phytophthora Blight, Breeding for Late Blight Resistance and Tolerance to Bacterial Spot and Verticillium Wilt, Evaluation of Tomato Lines for Late Blight Resistance, Flavonoids in Tomato, Evaluation of Insecticides for Key Pests of Fruiting Vegetable Crops, Native Natural Enemies on Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Growing Industrial Hemp for Cannabinoids in Western North Carolina, to name a few. There will be a sponsored lunch and awards program at noon on Thursday. Pesticide credits will be offered.

Feb 20 Wed

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To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt-chimneyrock (you will need to create an account)
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Registration Deadline: May 29, 2019
Questions? Renee Strnad renee_strnad@ncsu.edu

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