High Tunnel Tomato Production Field Day

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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High Tunnel Tomato Production Field Day
Location: 55253 690th St., Wiota, IA 50274

Tentative Agenda

  • Welcome
  •          Chris French tells us about his business
  •          Walk through the high tunnel
    •    Scouting for insects
      •   Aphids and white flies
      •   Placement of sticky cards
    •    Physiological disorders
      •   catfacing, yellow shoulder, and blossom end rot
    •    Leaf Mold
  •          Discuss the importance of cultivar selection for managing these issues
  •          Fertigation
    •    Chris’s system setup
    •    Weekly injection rates
  •          Pruning and training
    •    Indeterminate and determinate
    •    Hands-on
  •          Open discussion with water and cookies