Southwest Melon and Vegetable Growers Winter Technical Meeting – Important Discussion about Future of SWIM – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Southwest Melon and Vegetable Growers Winter Technical Meeting – Important Discussion about Future of SWIM

The dinner meeting will take place on November 29, 2022. We will discuss the future of the Southwest Melon and Vegetable Growers Association and have a presentation about the 2022 watermelon variety trials. The portion of the meeting concerning SWIM future will begin at 5 pm. Dinner will be served at 6 pm. The variety trial presentation by Dr. Wenjing Guan will begin immediately after dinner. The meeting will be held at the Vincennes University Agricultural Center, 4207 North Purdue Road, Vincennes, IN. This is the same building in which the Purdue University Food Safety Hub is located. The building faces US 41. To RSVP for the meeting, call (812) 886-0198 or email To attend the meeting, one must be a member of SWIM or join at the meeting for $15 which will includes dinner and one calendar year membership.

History of SWIM and background about the discussion will be mailed to all current and SWIM members. If you do not receive the mailing but are interested in learning more about the grower association, please contact Barb Joyner (; (812) 886-0198).

At the Nov. 29 meeting, members will vote for the future of SWIM. It is critical to have as many current and previous SWIM members present at this meeting as possible so that a clear consensus can be reached.  If you are associated with SWIM, please plan to attend this meeting if at all possible.

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