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Horticulture School

 Thursday July 28, 2016


The Horticulture School (formerly Horticulture Diagnostic School) is an annual event presented by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD), 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.

High Tunnel irrigation
High Tunnel Entrance


This event is of interest to market gardeners, vegetable and fruit producers. It is a full day event requiring

The school provides a unique and comprehensive hands-on approach to learning:

  • To recognize potential disease and insect problems
  • To assess plant health
  • Techniques of field scouting 
  • About the latest horticulture agronomy and management issues
soil/water erosion                        plant pathologist

Pre-registration is required, please call the Crop Industry Branch at 204-745-5663 or email.

  • Registration fee  is $30 per person (includes lunch and refreshments)
  • Location is at Agriculture Agri-Food Canada (formerly CMCDC), 370 River Rd, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
  • School will run rain or shine
  • Certified Crop Advisor credits are available for participants 
fertility presentation


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