Horticulture School Webinar Series 2021

The Horticulture School is an annual event presented by Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development (MB Ag), Agriculture Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) - Portage and Assiniboine Community College (ACC).  The school provides horticulture producers with learning opportunities to improve yield and quality of their crops. This year it will continue to be presented as a webinar series.
Horticulture School March 2021 Webinar Series
Join us for a webinar beginning on March 03, 2021 at 1:00 PM CST.

These webinars will be providing current information from Horticultural specialists throughout the province on our 2021 growing season, every Wednesday in March. March 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31. You only need to register once to attend all 5 webinars.  Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development specialists and Assiniboine Community College Researchers/Educators will present on the following topic areas: sweet corn production, passive solar greenhouses, hydroponic cultivation of vegetable crops, pumpkin & squash production.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
If you are a market gardener, vegetable and/or fruit producer, or have an interest in horticulture production please join us for some on-line learning.

Horticulture Webinar Series - March 2021

Sweet Corn Production - Part 1
Topics: Seed variety selection, planting considerations, early insect, disease and weed control

Horticulture Webinar Series - Summer 2020

Topics: Profitability during Corona virus, fruit crop summary, grasshopper control
Topics: Nutrient uptake & removal, soil sampling
Topics: Vegetable update, vegetable crop diseases & management
Topics: Fruit update, fruit crop diseases & management
Topic: Sweet potato production
Topics: Spray drift, cruciferous pests on vegetables




The following are the focus areas of the school:
  • Pathology - Conventional and non-conventional disease management.
  • Fruit - Production information and updates
  • Vegetable - Production information and updates, sweet potato production, storage issues
  • Entomology - Early season pests - cutworms, flea beetles, diamondback moth, grasshoppers
  • Soils - Soil fertility planning
  • Weeds - Recognizing drift, systemic vs contact herbicides, post harvest weed control
  • Certified Crop Advisor credits are available for participants.
              High Tunnel Entrance                                   plant pathologist
fertility presentation