These workshops will focus on production and pest management of growing garlic in Ontario as well as IPM for other vegetable crops based on audience registration. Topics specific to garlic include clean seed production, cultivar selection, seeding spacing and density, soil and nutrient testing, crop insurance, weed control, pathogen and insect identification and control, leek moth and nematode management, crop rotation options, scaping techniques, upgrading equipment, biological products, cleaning, grading, curing, storage, processing, marketing as well as cost of production!
The workshops will take place at the following locations:
Tuesday, March 12 from 9:00-4:00
SPUD Unit, New Liskeard Agriculture Research Station
Wednesday, March 13 from 10:00-5:00
College Boreal, Sudbury
Thursday, March 14 from 10:00-5:00
Johnston Township Community Centre, Desbarats
If you or anyone else you know would like to attend this workshop, please register online by going to www.garlicgrowersofontario.com. Cost is $20/person (Payable at the door, cash, credit, debit, cheque) and lunch is provided.
When signing up, please indicate other major vegetable crops you grow besides garlic.
Supported by the Garlic Growers Association of Ontario and the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance (NOFIA). If you have questions about what will be covered, contact Travis Cranmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519 826-4963.