IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2015

Here are the updated IPM scout workshops available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year. To register contact: Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300

Workshop: Introduction to IPM
Date & Time: Apr 29, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Location: Conference Rm 2 and 3, 1st Floor, 1 Stone Rd., Guelph
Workshop Leader: Denise Beaton
Materials Needed: Lunch on your own, Handouts provided
Notes: Have to pay for parking

Workshop: Tomatoes & Peppers
Date & Time: May 1, 8:30am to 1:00pm
Location: PSC 002 in the lower level of the Pestell Bldg. at Ridgetown Campus
Workshop Leader: Janice LeBoeuf
Materials Needed: Lunch on your own, Handouts provided

Workshop: Lettuce, Celery, Onions, Carrots
Date & Time: May 5, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Conference Rm.1, 1st Floor, 1 Stone Rd., Guelph
Workshop Leader: Marion Paibomesai
Materials Needed: Handouts provided, Lunch on your own
Notes: Have to pay for parking

Workshop: Tender Fruit
Date & Time: May 8, 9:00am to Noon
Location: Vineland, Rittenhouse Hall
Workshop Leader: Wendy McFadden- Smith
Materials Needed: Bring your laptop, Lunch on your own

Workshop: Grapes
Date & Time: May 8, 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: Vineland, Rittenhouse Hall
Workshop Leader: Wendy McFadden- Smith
Materials Needed: Bring your laptop, Lunch on your own

Workshop: Apples
Date & Time: May 11, 9:00am to 3:00pm, following with orchard visit
Location: Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre
Workshop Leader: Apple IPM specialist
Materials Needed: Handouts provided, If possible bring copy of Pub #360 & 310, Lunch on your own

Workshop: Strawberries and Raspberry (Blueberry training upon request)
Date & Time: May 13, 9:00am sharp to 3:00pm
Location: Auditorium, Simcoe OMAFRA Resource Centre
Workshop Leader: Pam Fisher
Materials Needed: OMAFRA Publication #360 Guide to Fruit Production $20, Lunch on your own
Follow up field training: Spotted wing drosophila ID training provided at workshop

Workshop: Sweet corn, Peas and Beans
Date & Time: May 14, 9:30 am to noon
Location: Ridgetown
Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
Materials Needed: Lunch on your own

Workshop: Cucurbit Crops
Date & Time: May 14, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: Ridgetown
Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy
Materials Needed: Lunch on your own

Workshop: Cole Crops
Date & Time: May 15, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Large Boardroom, 401 Lakeview Dr., Unit#1 Woodstock OMAFRA office, Woodstock
Workshop Leader: Marion Paibomesai
Materials Needed: Handouts provided, Lunch on your own

Workshop: Asparagus
Date & Time: May 21, 8:45 am to Noon
Location: Webinar* Need to register with Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300
Workshop Leader: Elaine Roddy

Workshop: Potatoes
Date & Time: May 29, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Conference Room 3, 1st Floor, 1 Stone Rd., Guelph
Workshop Leader: Eugenia Banks
Materials Needed: Potato Scouting Manual Provided, Lunch on your own
Recommended: OMAFRA publication #823; Potato Field Guide
Notes: Have to pay for parking
Follow-up field training: Field training dates TBA

Workshop: Ginseng in field workshop
Date & Time: June 4, 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: TBA
Workshop Leader: Sean Westerveld, Melanie Filotas

*Webinar meeting : Asparagus IPM Scout Training / Elaine Roddy
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Time: 8:45 am
– Within 15 minutes of meeting start time, go to:
https://omafra.webex.com/omafra/j.php?MTID=ma5d3a430aaf1c3ed91147f0385c4c106
– Login by entering your name and e-mail address
– If required, enter the meeting password: omafra
– For the audio component, join the teleconference: 416-212-8013 or Toll free 1-866-633-1033 / Pass Code 1931240

For more information contact:
Margaret Appleby
IPM Systems Specialist
OMAFRA Brighton, 613-475-5850         Email: margaret.appleby@ontario.ca

About Sean Westerveld

Ginseng and Medicinal Herbs Specialist, OMAFRA
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