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AGM AGENDA

OVMA AGM and Tour Agenda Sept 19, 20, 21 2017, Holiday Inn Waterfront, Kingston ON

Tuesday afternoon Sept 19  Optional Golf game – contact Geoff Gordon

 

Tuesday evening Sept 19

Welcome Reception, Hotel TDB room   7 30 PM to 11 PM

Sponsored by TransCanada Pipelines

Wednesday Sept 2o      Breakfast sponsored by Univar ES and Dow Agro

8:00 AM               Welcome and announcements

8:15                        Poison Parsnip – Eastern Ontario Panel discussion    120 minutes

Preface – Nancy Cain – what is poison Parsnip  5 min.

Dr. Paula Stewart Lanark and Grenville Health Unit  25 min

Genevieve Raymond, City of Ottawa   25 min

Janet Tysick, County of Lanark  25 min

Contractors – GreenStream, Corput and Wagar  20 minutes total

Q and A – panel and members   30 minutes

 

10:15                     refreshment break          Sponsored By  BASF

10:45                     PMRA  – David Quesnel

Discussion of IVM sector Review process and findings

11:15                    David Spak, Bayer ES

Herbicide Resistance in IVM

11:40                    Kyle Borrowman, Ducks Unlimited

Water chestnut – A New Invasive Aquatic Weed and its Control

12:00                    Adjourn for tour – pick up box lunch       Sponsored by  Davey Tree Experts

12:45                     bus departs hotel Bus sponsored by GreenStream Vegetation Management

1:00 to 3:45        tour sites  –  Aquatic weed management Kingston, Hydro One heavy brush cutting equipment demo, poison parsnip herbicide plots roadside Leeds and Grenville

4:30                        bus arrives Gananoque 1000 Islands cruise (private cruise)

Dinner Cruise sponsored by Dow Agro/Univar ES and Bayer ES

5:45                        dinner and drinks on board cruise

7:30                       bus departs dock for hotel

 

 

 

Sept. 22     Thursday morning –Breakfast sponsored by Engage Agro

8:00 AM                PR workshop – dealing with the public Patrick Langille 1.5 to 2 hours

 

10:00                     Refreshment break         Sponsored by Adama Agricultural Solutions

10:15                     Francine MacDonald ,MNR  Case Studies for Managing                                              Aquatic Invasive Plants in Ontario

11:00                     Martin Dovciak, SUNY Syracuse  Clean Equipment protocols to                                Manage Invasive Weeds on ROW

11:45                     OVMA AGM and results of silent auction (proceeds of auction go to our IPM study guide fund)

12:30                     adjourn and lunch on own

 

 

Got some time to spend in Kingston this afternoon? Consider one of these tours”

Old Fort Henry

http://www.forthenry.com/

Tour of the former Kingston Penitentiary

http://www.visitkingston.ca/packages/kingston-penitentiary/

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