Wednesday – 19 July, 2017

Winchester Research Center
12088 Baker Road, Winchester, ON

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Pre-Registration (before July14th)
General Admission: $80
OSCIA Members: $75
Students: $30

$100 at the door

Payment Method

You can register online below or send a registration form with a cheque to:

c/o OMAFRA, Box 2004
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0

Station 1 - Weed I.D.

Control begins with identification; a look at some problem or difficult weeds to control.

Holly Byker, University of Guelph

Station 3 - Cereals Opportunities and Challenges

Malting barley varieties, and cereal management.

Joanna Follings, OMAFRA

Station 5 - Soybeans

How important is fertilizer? This stop will focus on strategies, and new research that demonstrates the importance of nutrients for high yields and profitable soybean production.

Horst Bohner, OMAFRA

Station 7 - Dicamba Stewardship

With dicamba, sprayer cleanout is more important than ever. Compare the effectiveness of triple rinsing and continuous rinsing, with and without ammonia-based cleaner.

Mike Cowbrough & Jason Deveau, OMAFRA

Station 9 - Strip Tillage and more Tillage

Vertical, high speed disc, plowing and dealing with crop residue.

Peter Johnson, Agronomist

Station 2 - Farming in 3D

How soil structure and aggregation influence crop growth and water infiltration, and what you can do about it!

Sebastian Belliard & Chris Brown, OMAFRA

Station 4 - Nitrogen Management in Corn

Uptake and potential for loss, application methods and timing such as conventional sidedress injection vs. drop nozzles, late N apps, etc.

Jake W. Munro & Ben Rosser, OMAFRA

Station 6 - Diseases ID and Management

Cover crops and crop diseases we can expect in 2017!

Albert Tenuta, OMAFRA

Station 8 - Western Bean Cutworm

Hone your scouting skills and learn about new trapping technology and management strategies.

Tracey Baute, OMAFRA

Station 10 - Soil is Alive!

An intimate look at what lives in the soil and the effect of management.

Adam Hayes, OMAFRA

Station 11 - Diagnostic Stop

Challenge your diagnostic skills with real life samples of current problems in field crops.

Ian McDonald, OMAFRA

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