Mar 4th - Mar 5th
Web Site: http://greenhousetomatosc.com/
Dr. Richard G. Snyder, Professor & Vegetable Specialist
Mississippi State University
Truck Crops Experiment Station
2024 Experiment Station Road
PO Box 231
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
(601) 892-3731 fax (601) 892-2056
The 24th Greenhouse Tomato Short Course.
If you are a grower of greenhouse tomatoes, or if you have
interest in growing this crop, mark your calendar now for the 24th Annual
Greenhouse Tomato Short Course. Participating in this program will be the
best way to learn all about producing greenhouse tomatoes.
The next Greenhouse Tomato Short Course will be held at the
Eagle Ridge Conference Center, 1500 Raymond Lake Road, Raymond, Mississippi
on March 4 and 5, 2014. Expert speakers will present seminars on a variety
of fields relevant to the production of greenhouse tomatoes.
Special topics this year will be components of the
greenhouse system, greenhouse design and engineering, alternative heating
options, marketing, budget for greenhouse growers, updates on the latest
research, plant nutrition, alternative crops, water sanitation, and of
course the pest management workshop, which will include physiological
disorders, diagnosing plant problems, plant disease identification and
control, and pest management.
Exhibitors from across the U.S. and Canada will be available
to show you their products and discuss how to use them. All aspects of
production will be thoroughly covered. Plan on attending this Short Course
to learn all you need to know about this crop and run a successful
greenhouse business. In recent years, the Short Course attracted
participants from more than 25 states and several Caribbean and Latin
The Greenhouse Tomato Short Course continues to be the best
deal around! Compare this program to others that cost well over $500 to
register. Advance registration is $175 (use registration form in mailed
packet or online with a credit card), or, if you prefer, you can pay $200 at
the door, per person for the entire Short Course.
registration is encouraged so that the number of meals can be estimated
accurately and must be received by February 22.
The registration fee includes coffee, refreshments, three
meals, all Extension publications, and some very special promotional items.
All those who preregister will also receive the latest edition of the Greenhouse
Tomato Short Course cap as well as the one-of-a-kind tomato coffee mug.
For further information, send email to Dr. Rick Snyder at Rick.Snyder@msstate.edu
or call (601) 892-3731. Mississippi growers can contact their local Mississippi
County Extension Office.