September 25, 2020
Nursery Growers Short Course

The theme this year is 'GROWING AND THRIVING".
Get caught up on all the latest research and development for nursery crops

REGISTRATION

Early Bird Pricing
by February 7, 2021
Member / Non-member: $25
Educator: $15
Student: $5

Regular Pricing
after February 7, 2021
Member / Non-member: $30
Educator: $20
Student: $10

Register online

Registration fees are kept low thanks to our partners


PROGRAM

ROOM 1


9:05 a.m.
Welcome from the Program Chair
Jen Llewellyn, OMAFRA
9:10 a.m. What's Bugging Your Nursery Crops?
Jen Llewellyn, OMAFRA
9:20 a.m. Strange Brew
Dusty Zamecnik, Hometown Brew
9:40 a.m. Safety & Efficient Get An Upgrade
Jeanine West, PhytoServ
10:00 a.m. SPEAKER Q&A

ROOM 2

10:15 a.m. Correcting Water Chemistry at Sheridan
Mary-Jane Ash, Sheridan Nurseries
10:30 a.m. Operation Clean-Out
Cara McCreary, OMAFRA
11:00 a.m. Resources to Improve Crop Protection
Jason Deveau, OMAFRA
11:30 a.m. Automated Caliper Measurements and Registration
Medhat Moussa, University of Guelph
11:45 a.m. SPEAKER Q&A
11:55 a.m. New Product Showcase - A word from our sponsors
12:10 p.m. BREAK FOR LUNCH

ROOM 3

12:30 p.m. Microplants: Technology for Rapid Production
Praveen Saxena, University of Guelph
12:55 p.m. Quercus – Diversity and ID
Sean Fox, University of Guelph
1:15 p.m. Oak Wilt and Beech Leaf Disease
Sharon Reed, OMNRF
1:30 p.m. IPM for Box Tree Moth
Abbie Wiesner, University of Guelph
1:45 p.m. Improving Soil Health in the Nursery
Ryan Munroe, Vineland
2:00 p.m. SPEAKER Q&A

ROOM 4

2:15 p.m. Growers Board Announcements
Andrew Barbour, Chair, Growers Sector Group of Landscape Ontario
2:20 p.m. Grower Good Ideas
Speakers TBD
2:50 p.m. Adjourn

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Please contact Amy Buchanan for more information.

Presenting Partner

Plant Products

Supporting Partners

ICL Fertilizer

 

A.M.A. Horticulture

 

Kam's Grower Supply
 

Gro-Bark


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Landscape Ontario Growers Group