Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

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The Veg Team will be coming to Kemptville October 29th and 30th to host two days of Vegetable Pest and Production workshops. The workshops will include field scouting, diagnostics as well as production practices. When not presenting, Amanda Tracey, Dennis Van Dyk, Elaine Roddy and Travis Cranmer will be around to answer specific questions not covered in individual sessions.

Tuesday, October 29th
10:00-2:30 Garlic
2:30-3:30 Cucurbits
3:30-4:30 Sweet Corn

Wednesday, October 30th
9:00-10:30 Potatoes
10:30-12:00 Tomatoes & Peppers
1:00-2:00 Onions
2:00-3:00 Carrot
3:00-4:00 Brassica Crops

Grenville Mutual Community Room, 380 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville

The cucurbit, sweet corn, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, onions, carrot and brassica crops sessions will focus primarily on pest identification and management. The garlic portion of the workshop is more detailed and will cover clean seed, cultivar selection, seeding density, nutrient testing, scape removal, weed control, crop insurance, harvesting, grading, storing as well as scouting/pest management. This workshop is tailored to everyone including those starting into garlic production or someone who has 30 years of growing experience.

A colour production and pest management guide containing all the workshop slides will be provided each day. Coffee and refreshments will be provided; lunch on your own.

Pre-registration is required, please call 1 877 424 1300 or E-mail ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca to register. Please indicate what day you are attending. E-mail any questions to travis.cranmer@ontario.ca.

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