The Southwest Crop Diagnostic Day is celebrating 22 years of providing quality training to local agri-business people.
This year’s edition is scheduled for July 6 and 7 (the same program is offered both days).
Hosted by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, in partnership with the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus and the Southwest Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, attendees receive education in the correct identification and treatment of crop problems common to southern Ontario.
Staff from OMAFRA, the Ridgetown Campus, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the ag industry, and their international colleagues will conduct the sessions.
This year’s topics include compaction management, disease identification, herbicide injury in corn and soybeans, corn nitrogen management, spray drift and a detailed info session on wireworms.
Pre-registration is required. Registration will be limited to 200 registrants per day. Cost for the day is $100 per person. This includes the program, lunch, refreshments and an information package.
Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. The program will start at 8:45 a.m. sharp, and will conclude at 3:30 p.m. each day.
More information is available at www.diagnosticdays.ca