Monday, October 13, 2008

Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo 2008!

The Schedule for the 23rd Annual Southeast Vegetable & Fruit Expo has been announced! The Expo will take place Dec. 2-3, 2008 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach SC.
As usual the program for 2008 is excellent! If you grow vegetables or fruit in WNC, the Expo has something for you.

2008 Session Topics:
  • Watermelons/Cucurbits
  • Sweetpotato
  • Marketing Opportunities
  • Crucifers
  • Hot Topics- includes Food Safety, Recalls and Traceback, Risk Management
  • Timely Production Concerns
  • Tomato/Pepper
  • Sweetcorn & Snapbeans
  • Specialty Crop Opportunities- includes BLACKBERRY opportunities and updates on Dole's East Coast plans.
The Expo includes the annual Trade Show which is open continuously throughout the Expo. In addition, Continuing Education Credits (CCA) and Continuing Pesticide Recertification credits will be offered at some sessions!
The full schedule and registration information can be found on the North Carolina Vegetable Grower's Association website.