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The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event. Through more than 80 hours of educational sessions, food safety concerns, specific commodity issues on production practices and increased yields, and marketing strategies will be addressed. Participate in the growing and dynamic TRADE SHOW, where you can browse through more than 85,000 square feet of space filled with key suppliers and growers.Find out more »
Formally known as the OPGMA Congress, the Ohio Produce Network regularly engages in formal educational programs and importance of the viability of your business and for skill enhancement for your owners, managers, and other employees. Our programs often cover production techniques, disease/pest mitigation, management, marketing, and retailing strategies, food safety, and emerging technologies.Find out more »
Topics include commodity specific programs including programs for specialty crops.Find out more »
Educational sessions on Pumpkins and Vine Crops will occur on Wednesday morning. Educational sessions for vegetables will occur on Wednesday afternoon.Find out more »
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention Inc., is designated by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as an incorporated organization within the meaning of the Agricultural and Horticultural Organizations Act.
The convention is organized and produced by a volunteer committee and is a joint effort between the Niagara Peninsula Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (NPF & VGA) and Horticultural Crops Ontario (HCO). Member associations of HCO include Farmers' Markets Ontario, Harvest Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association, Ontario Berry Growers Association, Ontario Apple Growers, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and Allied Trades.Find out more »