OMAFRA IPM SCOUT TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR 2018

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.

Planning is underway for additional scout training workshops. Details for these workshops will be provided soon.         

 

GENERAL

Introduction to IPM

  • April 26, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Large Boardroom, Woodstock OMAFRA Resource Centre (401 Lakeview Drive, Woodstock) – NEW LOCATION
  • Workshop Leader: Denise Beaton
  • Notes: Bring your own lunch. Handouts provided.

 

VEGETABLE CROPS

Asparagus      

Sweet Corn, Peas and Beans           

  • May 8, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Room 126 (Main Floor), Agronomy Building, UofG Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own.

Brassica Crops           

  • May 9, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Conference Rm 2, OMAFRA Headquarters, 1st Floor (1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph)
  • Workshop Leader: Travis Cranmer
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Onions, Carrots, Celery and Lettuce           

  • May 10, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Conference Rm 2 & 3, OMAFRA Headquarters, 1st Floor (1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph)
  • Workshop Leader: Dennis Van Dyk
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Garlic 

  • May 11, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Conference Rm 2 & 3, OMAFRA Headquarters, 1st Floor (1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph)
  • Workshop Leader: Travis Cranmer
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day). See Resources for Vegetable Crop Scouts.

Cucurbit Crops          

  • May 15, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Room 126 (Main Floor), Agronomy Building, UofG Ridgetown Campus
  • Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
  • Notes: Lunch on your own.

 

FRUIT and TREE NUT CROPS

Hazelnut        

  • May 2, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe)
  • Workshop Leader: Melanie Filotas and Todd Leuty

Apples

  • May 3, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe)
  • Workshop Leader: TDB
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Bring OMAFRA Publications 360 & 310, if possible.

Tender Fruit and Grape       

  • May 9, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Rittenhouse Hall, Vineland OMAFRA Resource Centre (4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station)
  • Workshop Leader: Wendy McFadden- Smith
  • Notes: Bring a laptop with WiFi capability. Lunch on your own.

Raspberry and Strawberry  

  • May 14, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe)
  • Workshop Leader: Erica Pate
  • Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Bring OMAFRA Publication 360, if possible.

Blueberry      

  • May 30, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe)
  • Workshop Leader: Erica Pate
  • Notes: Bring your own lunch. Handouts provided. Bring OMAFRA Publication 360, if possible.

 

SPECIALTY CROPS

Ginseng (IN-FIELD)    

  • June 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Rain date: June 15, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
  • C&R Atkinson Farms Ltd., 228 Charlotteville Rd. 1, St. Williams

Workshop Leaders: Sean Westerveld and Melanie Filotas

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