November 1, 2018

Innovative Production Practices from Michigan, 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

$90 Member
$100 Potential Members
$50 Horticultural Educator
$35 Students (must be pre-registered, pre-paid)
Registration
after January 30

$100 Member
$110 Potential Member
$50 Horticultural Educator
Register online



Includes sessions, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and exhibits.  
Onsite registration price: $110 Member / $120 Potential Member  
   

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. LO Has a Grower Technical Analyst?
Jeanine West, PhytoServ
8:55 a.m. CNLA Minor Use Upate
Peter Isaacson, CNLA
9:10 a.m. Sod Off - Using Reclaimed H20
Ann Huber, Soil Resource Group
9:25 a.m. Student Forum - Nursery Crop Research
Niagara Parks & University of Guelph
9:55 a.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK AND NETWORKING
10:20 a.m. Perennial Production
Paul Pilon, Perennial Solutions
11:25 a.m. Robotics in Agriculture Challenges and Opportunities
Medhat Moussa, University of Guelph
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. Perennial Production
Paul Pilon, Perennial Solutions
2:00 p.m. Oak Wilt: The Role of Sap Beetles
Sharon Reed, OMNRF
2:25 p.m. Plant Propagation: Role Of In Vitro Culture Technologies
Praveena Saxena, University of Guelph
3:00 p.m. REFRESHMENTS BREAK AND NETWORKING
3:15 p.m. Nursery to Landscape: Improving Tree Establishment
Darby McGrath, VRIC
3:35 p.m. Grower Good Ideas
3:55 p.m. Door Prizes
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

PARTNERS

PLATINUM PARTNER
KEYNOTE PARTNERS
Plant Products Pieper NVK Holdings Inc.

TABLETOP PARTNERS
   
Hort Protect ICL Group Nufarm
     
Kams Grower Suppy Gro-bark  


BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

OMAFRA Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association Growers Group
 
 
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For information on this event or if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy Buchanan.

 

 

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