2017 is shaping up to be one of the most variable years we have seen in a long time. Inconsistent weather patterns have caused planting delays, crop emergence issues, compaction problems and a host of other pests. Other areas have the best crop they have ever seen. Understanding the crop size , helping growers plan for harvest and what they may do different in 2018 are the opportunities for our tour!
Please mark your calendars for the 2017 Crop Assessment Tour Sept 5 to 8 Sponsored by
Ridgetown Offering Free Integrated Pest Management Course For Corn, Soybean Growers The University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus will soon be offering classroom and on-line Integrated Pest Management Courses for corn and soybeans. These half-day courses are among the requirements farmers need to buy and use neonic-treated corn or soybean seeds under the new provincial government regulations.
Grower Pesticide Safety Course – Learn and Certify Online
Farmers now have the option of taking the Grower Pesticide Safety Course via the internet. Each online course takes place over five days and requires participation in each one of those five days.
This new online option is best suited to those who are self-directed learners, competent in the use of a computer and have access to a high-speed internet connection. What to expect from the online course and what are the requirements?
-- Click here for more info. The traditional classroom style sessions are also still available.
Click here for the traditional classroom course dates and locations. Click here for upcoming dates for the new online courses.
Or call OPEP at 1-800-652-8573