Workshops led by Travis Cranmer and Dennis Van Dyk (OMAFRA Vegetable Specialists) will focus on garlic production and pest management as well as scouting and pest management in other vegetable crops including carrots, brassica crops and potatoes.
The garlic portion of the workshops will cover many topics such as production including clean seed, cultivar selection, seeding density, nutrient testing, scape removal, weed control, crop insurance, harvesting, grading, storing as well as scouting/pest management. This workshop is tailored to everyone including those starting into garlic production or someone who has 30 years of growing experience.
A colour production and pest management guide containing all the workshop slides as we as lunch is provided.
Wednesday, May 22 from 9:30-5
Grenville Mutual Community Room, 380 Colonnade Drive, Kemptville
Pre-registration is required, go to https://www.garlicgrowersofontario.com/ipm-garlic-workshop to register. Cost is $25/person for GGAO members, $45 for non-members, which is payable at the door (cash, credit, debit, cheque). E-mail any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments from previous workshops over the past year include:
-Put together very well, lots of info, covered more than what I thought, very detailed
-Great workshop for a person just starting out!
-Well worth the day spent
–Take home material is very thorough and good quality. Lots of information presented very clearly and concisely
–Thank you for organizing such an informative day