June 15, 2017

Innovative Production Practices from Oregon, Market Trends and so much more!

Several speakers will provide exciting updates on their nursery research, including many tools to improve nursery production.

REGISTRATION

   
Early Bird Registration
until January 30

$85 Member
$95 Potential Members
$50 Horticultural Educator
$30 Students (must be pre-registered,
pre-paid)
Registration
after January 30

$100 Member / Potential Member
$50 Horticultural Educator
Register online



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Includes sessions, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and exhibits.  
   

AGENDA

7:30 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:15 a.m. Welcome from the Program Chair
Jen Llewellyn, OMAFRA
8:20 a.m. What's Bugging Your Nursery Crops?
Jen Llewellyn, OMAFRA
8:40 a.m. Nursery Trade in the Future
Jeanine West, PhytoServ
8:55 a.m. CNLA Minor Use Upate
Peter Isaacson, CNLA
9:10 a.m. Polishing Your Irrigation Water
Ann Huber, Soil Resource Group
9:25 a.m. Nursery Irrigation Management  Based on Plant Water Status
Jared Stoochnoff and Mike Dixon, University of Guelph
9:40 a.m. Automation and Technology for Nurseries
James Aiello, VRIC
9:55 a.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK AND NETWORKING
10:20 a.m. Production at Heritage Seedlings
Mark Krautmann, Heritage Seedlings
11:25 a.m. Building Organic Matter
Christoph Kessel, OMAFRA
11:45 a.m. New Products Showcase
Various Exhibitors
11:55 a.m. Growers Board Announcements
Door Prize Draws
12:00 p.m. LUNCH AND NETWORKING
1:00 p.m. Once Upon a Pest...
Erin Bullus-Appleton, CFIA
1:30 p.m. Fan Favourites: Urban Tree Selections
Darby McGrath, VRIC
1:45 p.m. Stress Less with Foliar Feeding
Bill Beni, Environs Nursery
2:00 p.m. Marketing Trends in Ornamentals
Mark Krautmann, Heritage Seedlings
2:55 p.m. QUESTIONS
3:00 p.m. REFRESHMENTS BREAK AND NETWORKING
3:15 p.m. BugFinder
Dave Cheung, DKB Digital Designs
3:30 p.m. Strategy for Seed Procurement
Melissa Spearing, Forest Gene Conservation Association
3:40 p.m. Grower Good Ideas
Andrew Barbour, Connon CBV
Case Vanderkruk, NVK Holdings Inc.
Gerwin Bouman, Stam Nurseries
4:05 p.m. Door Prizes
4:10 p.m. Adjourn

PLATINUM SPONSOR

BREAK SPONSOR

Plant Products Nufarm
 

EXHIBITORS

Kam's Grower Supply Gro-Bark AMA Plastics ICL Specialty Fertilizers
 

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

OMAFRA  Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association Growers Group
   
   
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