August 18, 2012 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 109 Lotherton Pathway Toronto, ON M6B 2G7 (Near Glencairn and Caledonia
Integrative Pest Management For Organic Orchard Trees Susan Poizner, Founder, Growing for Green; Ray Martinez, Articling Agrologist Specialist in Fruit Tree Care
Growing for Green is taking part in Ryerson University's Urban Agriculture Summit and offering a long awaited workshop on Integrative Pest Management for fruit trees. Learn how to identify and prevent disease with articling agrologist Ray Martinez, who has 8 years experience growing fruit trees in Mexico and is a specialist in integrative pest management. For more information, and to sign up...read on:
Agrologist Ray Martinez outlines the ways you can protect your fruit trees from pests and disease. This workshop covers: Apple Clearwing Moth, Aphids, Leaf Miner, Apple Scab, Black Knot and more. Workshop includes classroom talk and field work in a newly planted orchard of 75 fruit trees. This workshop will be at The Family Tree Project, 109 Lotherton Pathway, hosted by Growing for Green in partnership with Green Here and North york Community House (NYCH).
Ray Martinez is a fruit tree specialist who worked in Mexico for 8 years caring for peaches, apricots, apples, bananas, avocados and other trees. He has a special interest in agricultural diseases and integrative pest management.
Price: $50 for Delegates and $75 for Non-delegates (Half Day Off-site Workshop on August 18th)
A new price of $35 per person may be available now for students and others! To find out if you qualify email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To see a map of the location click here.
To register for this workshop, or to learn more about the summit, visit: http://www.urbanagsummit.org/