Garlic Integrated Pest Management Update in Eastern Ontario

When: Friday, February 17th, 2012

Program:

Time Topic
9:00 a.m. Registration and refreshments
9:30 a.m. Introductions and survey
10:00 a.m. A look at the life of garlic bulb and stem nematodeMichael Celetti, Plant Pathologist, OMAFRA, Guelph

 

10:45 a.m. Results of the bulb and stem nematode survey across Ontario and the Clean Seed Program Becky Hughes, SPUD Unit, University of Guelph, New Liskeard

 

11:15 a.m. What we know about managing bulb and stem nematode in garlicMichael Celetti, Plant Pathologist, OMAFRA, Guelph

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 p.m. Bulbils propagation researchJohn Zandstra, University of Guelph, Ridgetown

 

1:30 p.m. Leek moth survey 2011Margaret Appleby, IPM Systems Specialist, OMAFRA, Brighton

 

2:00 p.m. Update on leek moth research Peter Mason, Agriculture & Agri-FoodCanada

 

2:30 p.m. Grower tool for monitoring leek mothAndrea Brauner, Agriculture & Agri-FoodCanada

 

3:00 p.m. Wrap up

 

Registration: $25.00 (Registration includes refreshments and lunch)

**Cash or cheque to be paid at the door. Please make cheques payable to Carp Farmers’ Market.

Register by Feb. 10th. Everyone is welcome to attend! To register contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300.

 

Where: Carp Agricultural Hall in Carp, Ontario

Map to Carp Agricultural Hall at the CarpFairgrounds

For more information, contact Margaret Appleby at margaret.appleby@ontario.ca or 613-475-5850.

 

These projects are funded by the GGAO, Growing Forward (a federal-provincial-territorial initiative) and the Pest Management Centre.

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