Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) 2016

ofvc-new-300x212The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be taking place from 17-18 February, 2016 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls.

This year’s program has a number of sessions of general interest for organic growers such as Frost Protection, Food Safety, and Bird & Wildlife Management as well as specific sessions and presentations of particular interest to organic producers, including:


  • Soil Health and Organic Matter, Anne Verhallen (Chair), Wednesday, February 17, 9:30-11 am
  • Sustainable Horticulture Production, Evan Elford (Chair) Thursday, February 18, 2-3:30 pm



  • High Tunnel Production of Organic Specialty Vegetables, Dr. Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph, Wednesday February 17, 10-10:30 am
  • Comparing Manure, Compost, Organic Amendments Use in Vineyards
    Deanna Nemeth, OMAFRA, Thursday, February 18, 3:30-4 pm


The full schedule of sessions and presentations can be found here: OFVC 2016 Sessions Guide.

For more information about the OFVC and to register, please visit the conference website at http://www.ofvc.ca


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