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OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops For 2017

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These workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year.

To register, please contact OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300.

Planning is underway for the scout training workshop for hops. Details will be provided soon.           

GENERAL

Introduction to IPM

  • May 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Conference Rm 1, 2 and 3, 1st Floor,1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Denise Beaton
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day).

VEGETABLE CROPS

Tomatoes & Peppers

  • April 28, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.           
  • Room 126 (Main Floor), Agronomy Building, UofG Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Janice LeBoeuf
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Asparagus      

Cole Crops     

  • May 8, Time: 10 am – 2 pm.
  • Conference Rm 2, 1st Floor, 1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Dennis Van Dyk
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Lettuce, Celery, Onions, Carrots     

  • May 10, Time: 10 am – 2 pm
  • Conference Rm 2, 1st Floor,1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Dennis Van Dyk
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Sweet Corn, Bean and Pea

  • May 11, 9:30 am to noon
  • Room 126 (Main Floor), Agronomy Building, UofG Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own

Cucurbit Crops

  • May 11, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Room 126 (Main Floor), Agronomy Building, UofG Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own

FRUIT and TREE NUT CROPS

Apples

  • May 4, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre
  • Workshop Leader: Kristy Grigg-McGuffin
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. If possible, bring OMAFRA Publications 360 & 310 (available for purchase as well).

Tender Fruit and Grape

  • May 9, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Rittenhouse Hall, Vineland OMAFRA Resource Centre
  • Workshop Leader: Wendy McFadden- Smith
  • Notes: Bring a laptop with WiFi capability. Lunch on your own.

Hazelnut

  • May 9, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre
  • Workshop Leader: Melanie Filotas

Strawberry and Raspberry

  • May 17, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre
  • Workshop Leader: Erica Pate
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. If possible, bring OMAFRA Publication 360 (available for purchase as well).

SPECIALTY CROPS

Ginseng (IN-FIELD)    

  • June 15, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rain date: June 16, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  • C&R Atkinson Farms Ltd., 228 Charlotteville Rd. 1, St. Williams
  • Workshop Leaders: Sean Westerveld and Melanie Filotas

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