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Blueberry pest management workshop


June 3, 2015
By OMAFRA

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Brown marmorated stink bug

June 3, 2015, Woodstock, Ont – The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is hosting a blueberry pest management workshop for growers, scouts and consultants June 11.

The event is being held at the Woodstock OMAFRA office, Unit 1 – 401 Lakeview Drive, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Topics to be covered include general scouting procedures (what to look for through the season), using traps for cranberry and cherry fruitworm, management of canker diseases, blueberry maggot and regulations, SWD identification (flies, larvae, damage, salt tests) and brown marmorated stink bug identification.

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Cost is $20 at the door and includes refreshments and a light supper. Please pre-register.

For more information and pre-registration, contact David Lauzon or Jacquie Defields at 519-426-7120 or email pam.fisher@ontario.ca.