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Diagnostic Days registration ends soon

Annual Ridgetown event provides hands-on learning

by Kaitlynn Anderson

Ontario producers have only a few days left to sign up for Ridgetown’s 2017 Diagnostic Days.

Farmers should register by June 30 to attend on July 5 or 6. The University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus and OMAFRA jointly run the event with support from the SouthWest Soil and Crop Improvement Associations.   


Sessions include:

·         Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) scouting skills, taught by a team of industry experts.

·         Darren Robinson, weed management specialist at Ridgetown, will discuss herbicide injury in soybeans.

·         Dave Bilyea, weed science technician at Ridgetown, will identify some lesser-known problematic weeds.

A full agenda is at:

Participants will circulate in groups of 20 to enable interaction with the guest speakers. 

With the $100 registration fee, participants receive lunch and industry publications.




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