Tag Archives: Training

Update – Hop IPM Training

The Hop IPM Training scheduled for today, Monday May 7, 6:30-9 pm, has been cancelled due to low registration.  We will be offering two in-field hop events during the month of June.  Date and location will be posted on this … Continue reading

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Register now! IPM Training for Hazelnuts, Hops and Ginseng

OMAFRA’s FREE integrated pest managment training workshops begin this week and run over the next few weeks.  A full list of workshops is included below, and include a number that are relevant to specialty crop growers.  Scout training kicks off … Continue reading

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Free Agri-food Courses to Grow Your Business

from Jenny Huynh, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Officer, OMAFRA: Are you interested in developing a strong business and growing your success? Sign up for free agri-food online courses and — for a limited time — free in-person workshops. Take advantage … Continue reading

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New Food Safety and Traceability Online Courses!

By Jennifer Jarvis, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Advisor, OMAFRA Give your company a competitive edge – take free eLearning courses to learn more about industry best practices and to be more competitive in the marketplace! Access the new Food Safety … Continue reading

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Selling Food to Ontario Training Workshops

Are you starting or growing a food business? Learn how you as a producer or small processor can access new market channels at these one day workshops. Topics include market channel opportunities, basics of food regulations, costing and pricing your … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference: March 2-3, 2017

Registration for the Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference presented by Michigan State University/Extension is now open. Date: 2-3 March 2017 Location: Westin Book Cadillac, 1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI, USA The Conference will include basic and advanced sessions for … Continue reading

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Hop Pruning and Training in Ontario

Hop pruning is the removal of the first shoots in the spring prior to training.  The primary reasons for pruning include disease management (removal of systemically infected shoots) and to ensure uniform shoots with higher yield potential for subsequent training. … Continue reading

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