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Tomato short course to be held March 6-7
RAYMOND – The 22nd annual national Greenhouse Tomato Short Course will be held March 6 and 7 at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond, Miss.
The conference is open to current growers and those interested in starting a greenhouse tomato operation. Topics will include greenhouse system components, greenhouse design and engineering, alternative heating options, marketing, budgeting for growers, research updates, plant nutrition, alternative crops, water sanitation, physiological disorders, plant diagnostics, disease identification and control, and pest management.
The event is a comprehensive workshop for the greenhouse tomato industry, designed to keep growers up-to-date on current research and help interested individuals determine whether the industry is right for them. In past years, this workshop has attracted participants from more than 25 states, the Caribbean islands, Mexico and Latin America.
Exhibitors from throughout the United States and Canada will display their products. Advanced registration is $125 per person and must be received by Feb. 24. Registration at the door is $150 per person.
Registration includes coffee, refreshments, three meals, educational materials and special promotional items. Registration may be completed online at http://www.greenhousetomatosc.com.
For more information, visit the website or contact Rick Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-892-3731.
Those who preregister will receive the newest Greenhouse Tomato Short Course cap as well as a unique tomato coffee mug.