Ginseng Scout Training – June 8, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Ginseng Scout Training will return with an in-field workshop on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 (rain date, June 9). This workshop is open to growers, scouts and industry representatives looking for training or a refresher on diagnosing and tracking the main insect pests, diseases and disorders of ginseng. Training will also include the basics of crop scouting for ginseng, pest timing, and specific issues to watch out for in 2022.

Where: C&R Atkinson Farms Ltd., 228 Charlotteville Road 1, 2 km west of Forestville. Look for a small garden near the road a few hundred metres west of the driveway.

When: Wednesday, June 8 (rain date of Thursday, June 9)

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm

The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or Note: a minimum of 10 participants is required or the workshop will be cancelled. Registrants will be contacted if the rain date or cancellation is necessary.

About Sean Westerveld

Ginseng and Medicinal Herbs Specialist, OMAFRA
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