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Grape Tune-up Meetings

Join us for one of two Grape Tune-up Meetings to be held this March.  Topics include Cover Crops, Soil Health, Cold Hardiness and Bud Survival Updates, and IPM Strategies. Niagara Grape Tune-up Meeting  March 19 – 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Rittenhouse … Continue reading

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NutrientSmart 2.0

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
From Ian McDonald, OMAFRA, Field Crops Unit: Where NutrientSmart and FarmSmart in January dealt with the theory of soil management and nutrient use and management of inorganic nutrient sources, NutrientSmart 2.0 will explore the integration of organic…

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Un-Conventional Thinking Workshop

Many of the new pesticide registrations are biologicals or biorationals. Want to find out how they could fit into your production program? Check out the Un-Conventional Thinking Workshop.

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Free Agri-food Courses to Grow Your Business

Originally posted on onspecialtycrops:
from Jenny Huynh, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Officer, OMAFRA: Are you interested in developing a strong business and growing your success? Sign up for free agri-food online courses and — for a limited time — free…

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Transition Planning Workshop for Farm Families

Ontario Farmers!  Plan to attend…. BRIDGING THE GAP – Transition Planning Workshop for Farm Families

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National team will present latest information on biological control of spotted wing Drosophila – one hour webinar

Michigan researchers share the latest results on SWD management.

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Tender Fruit and Grape Student positions available at Vineland Resource Centre for summer 2018

Position Title: Student – Tender Fruit and Grape Field Technician Job Term: Temporary (3 positions) for up to 18 weeks Location:  OMAFRA Vineland Resource Centre, Vineland, Ontario (Niagara Region, on the south shore of Lake Ontario, 1 hour south of Toronto) Salary:  $14.85/ … Continue reading

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