Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 2:00pm

There will be a honey bee and pollination half day workshop at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Conference on Thursday, February 21, 2012.  Chris Jordan, Prince Edward Island Provincial Apiarist and Berry Specialist, is the invited guest speaker.  Chris will be giving an overview on apiculture in Eastern Canada and updates on the berry industry in the maritimes especially as they relate to honey bees.  Ontario Commercial Beekeeper, Brian Rowan, will be presenting on practical aspects of managing honey bees for pollination and Les Eccles from the Technology Transfer Program will be discussing developments in research on pollination management.  In addition to beekeeping this conference is an excellent opportunity to network and keep up with updates from the fruit and vegetable sector in Ontario.   For the schedule and further details on the conference see: http://www.ofvc.ca/    http://www.ofvc.ca/Sessions_Day2.html