There is still time to sign up for the following FREE apple workshops offered by OMAFRA specialists. To register, simply call the Agriculture Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 (TTY: 1-855-696-2811) or email email@example.com.
Join OMAFRA’s Application Technology Specialist, Dr Jason Deveau for an in-field Sprayer Calibration Workshop at one of five orchard locations. For locations and dates, click here. For more information on airblast spraying, download a free copy of Airblast101 – A Handbook of Best Practices in Airblast Spraying or visit Sprayers101.com.
Refresh your knowledge of identification, biology and monitoring techniques for common insect and disease pests by taking an IPM Scout Training Workshop. OMAFRA specialists offer a series of free IPM workshops starting in late April and throughout the month of May. The Apple IPM Scout Training will be held in Simcoe on Wednesday, May 4 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. For information on this and other workshops in the series, click here.
If you prefer a more self-directed refresher, check out Ontario AppleIPM. Here you will find interactive online training and information on apple pests and pest management, including scouting calendars, threshold guides, and information on using pheromone and visual traps.