OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2016

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
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