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.
· 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: www.diagnosticdays.ca.
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.