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 or ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca.


GENERAL

Introduction to IPM

  • April 28, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3, 1 Stone Road W, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Denise Beaton
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day).

FRUIT CROPS

Apples

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

Tender Fruit & Grape

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

Strawberry & Raspberry

  • May 18, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Center
  • Workshop Leader: Pam Fisher
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Require OMAFRA Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production ($20)

Blueberry

  • June 1, 3:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Center
  • Workshop Leader: Pam Fisher
  • Notes: Dinner is provided ($20). Require OMAFRA Publication 360, Guide to Fruit Production ($20)

VEGETABLE CROPS

Tomatoes & Peppers

  • April 29, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • PSC 003, Pestell Building (lower level), Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Janice LeBoeuf
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Lettuce, Celery, Onions & Carrots

  • May 9, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Conference Room 3, 1 Stone Road W, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Mike Celetti
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Sweet Corn, Bean & Pea

  • May 11, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Room 102, Rudy Brown Rural Development Centre, Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own.

Cucurbit Crops

  • May 11, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Room 102, Rudy Brown Rural Development Centre, Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own.

Cole Crops

  • May 12, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Conference Room 3, 1 Stone Road W, Guelph
  • Workshop Leader: Mike Celetti
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Asparagus


SPECIALTY CROPS

Hops

  • April 8, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Large Boardroom, Woodstock OMAFRA Resource Centre
  • Workshop Leader: Melanie Filotas
  • Notes: Handouts provided.

Ginseng (IN-FIELD)

  • June 17, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm (Rain date: June 20, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm)
  • C&R Atkinson Farms Ltd., 228 Charlotteville Rd 1, St. Williams
  • Workshop Leader: Sean Westerveld and Melanie Filotas

1 comment on “OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2016

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