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2013 Archived News

December 16, 2013  IPM Council of Canada CEC's have been applied for.  We will post this information as soon as we receive feedback from the Council.

December 9, 2013  Early Bird Deadline for registration  is January 10, 2014. Register before then to save!!!

December 2, 2013  Registration for OTS is now open!  Visit the registration page at this website to register either online or by using hard copy.  OTS brochures will be mailed out in the next week and  also include hard copy registration forms.

November 27, 2013 Mailing of OTS brochures will take place the first 2 weeks of December.  Contact info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca if you wish to be added to our OTS mailing list.

October 30, 2013   Registration for OTS 2014 will be opening soon

February 19, 2013

Walk-ins welcome at OTS.  Make last minute decisions and attend OTS on Wedneday and Thursday of this week.

February 19, 2013

As of 10 am this morning we were advised of two revisions to the OTS program:

Wednesday, Session W3 at 9 am (New session) The Cold War, Dr. Tom Hsiang and Linda Jewel, University of Guelph

In a cold environment plants face stresses from abiotic sources such as freezing., low temperatures and lack of sunlight -  as well as abiotic sources such as fungal pathogens. This presentation will discuss management of cold weather diseases by examining the interactions between the environment/plant/pathogen with a focus on Microchium nivale, the cause of pink snow mold and Fusarium patch.  IPM 0.66

Thursday, Session T19 at 1:30 pm (New panel member) Tom Brayford of Brayford Sod replaces Kurt Van Clief.


January 23, 2013

Send job postings you wish to have displayed at OTS to Steve Fleischauer at sfleisch@uoguelph.ca or fax to 519.824.9813.


January 22, 2013

More accreditation information.  The following have recognized OTS 2013 :

Sports Turf Managers Association

Canadian Golf Superintendents Association

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Plant Health Atlantic

IPM Council of Canada

Please contact Steve Fleischauer at sfleisch@uoguelph.ca  if you require more information about accreditation provided by these Associations.


Hotel information for OTS - Book your accommodation at the Delta Guelph Hotel  and Conference Centre by January 23, 2013 to ensure great group rates.

January 14, 2013 

Association Functions at OTS

Sports Turf Association (STA)
Social and Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, February 20, 2013,  Room 105 Rozanski Hall  3:30 pm

Nursery Sod Growers Association of Ontario (NSGA)
Membership Lunch Social
Thursday, February 21, 2013,  Grad Lounge 
5th Floor, North Tower of University Centre    12 pm (noon)


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