Horticulture School Webinar Series 2020


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 be presented as a webinar series.


Horticulture School Webinar Series
Join us for a webinar beginning on Jun 05, then June 18, July 23, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8,  2020 at 1:30 PM CDT.
You only need to register once to attend webinars.
Due to the current pandemic situation the 2020 Horticulture School will be presented via webinar during the summer and fall. This will allow information to be presented in a more timely and safe manner throughout the growing season. Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development specialists and Assiniboine Community College Researchers/Educators will present on the following topic areas: fruit & vegetable agronomy (including sweet potato production), weed, pest, and disease control/issues, and soil fertility.
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.




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