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IPM success with veggies a conference session


September 21, 2012
By Dave Harrison

Sept. 21, 2012, Guelph, Ont. — The success of IPM with greenhouse
vegetables will be one of the topics during the tenth annual Ontario
Pest Management Conference.

Sept. 21, 2012, Guelph, Ont. — The success of IPM with greenhouse vegetables will be one of the topics during the tenth annual Ontario Pest Management Conference.

The event will be held Nov. 8 at the Victoria East Golf Club in Guelph.

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Gillian Ferguson, greenhouse IPM specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, will discuss “IPM Success with Greenhouse Vegetables.”

Plenary speakers include Dr. Michael Parrella, chairperson in the Department of Entomology at the University of California/Davis  (“Is There a Need for a New Paradigm for IPM?”), and Dr. Cezarina Kora, senior strategy coordinator with AAFC’s Pest Management Centre (“IPM  in Canada: Where Does Government Policy Intersect with Grower Adoption.”)

A panel discussion will review the status and future of IPM in Ontario.


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