29th Annual Tomato Disease Workshop - 2014


To the sponsors, participants, and presenters -- thanks to all who helped us make the 2014 Tomato Disease Workshop a success!

The 2015 Tomato Disease Workshop will be held October 5-7, hosted by Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey, Louisiana State University. Hotel and field trip details will be available in June. Contact Melanie at MIvey@agcenter.lsu.edu or 225-578-8537 for more information.

The annual Tomato Disease Workshop serves as a venue to discuss all aspects of tomato pathogens and disease management including disease etiology, pathogen epidemiology, breeding for disease resistance, chemical, cultural, and biological management strategies, disease diagnostics, and food safety of both field and greenhouse tomatoes. All members of the plant health community are invited to share ongoing research, disease management tactics and strategies, and address emerging issues.

Click here to see the detailed program.

Registration is now closed.

The 2014 workshop will be held at the Waterfront Hotel in downtown Windsor, Ontario – right across the river from Detroit, Michigan. Special conference rates are available by booking online or calling the hotel at 877.973.STAY(7829) or reserving by email at reservations@windsor-hotel.ca and ask for the Ministry of Agriculture Group for November 4th.  Note: the special conference rate was only available until October 10.

    Parking:  Parking is behind the hotel.  For hotel guests the cost is $12 for overnight parking, which will be added to the     hotel bill. Day guests will pay the parking garage directly. The maximum day rate is approximately $6.

The welcome reception is the evening of November 4th. Workshop sessions run through the day November 5th and the morning of November 6th. 

Who Should Attend?

The Tomato Disease Workshop will be of interest to university researchers and students, tomato breeders, extension educators, crop consultants, tomato producers, processors, industry representatives, government regulators and anyone involved in or interested in the successful production of field or greenhouse tomatoes.

Representatives of vendors, suppliers, and crop protection and seed companies are encouraged to attend and should contact the organizers if they are interested in sponsoring a session or activity.

Space for separate project meetings can be arranged immediately before or after the workshop. Please contact the organizers for assistance.

Workshop Sponsors

Thanks to all of our sponsors!  See our sponsorship page or below to learn about the workshop sponsors.

Confirmed Sponsors


Cheryl Trueman

Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph


519-674-1500 x63646


Janice LeBoeuf

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food