2020 Ontario Virtual Diagnostic Days

The 2020 Ontario Virtual Diagnostic Days sessions are still accessible here. Click on the link below highlighted for each episode you may be interested in watching. CCA credits are no longer available for these sessions but are available through October 2021 for the 2021 Ontario Virtual Diagnostic Days series. Information on the 2021 edition are available here!

Episode Topic Area and Speakers
Episode 1 — July 15, 2020 @ 3 PM EST Series Launch and Crop Management with Dave Hooker and Horst Bohner
Episode 2 — July 29, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Insect and Disease Management with Tracey Baute, Albert Tenuta and Friends
Episode 3 — August 12, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Weed Management Including Glyphosate Resistance Management with Peter Sikkemma and Herbicide Carryover Injury with Mike Cowbrough
Episode 4 — August 26, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Soil Snippets Including Cover Crops for Fall Seeding, Anne Verhallen; Soils Research, Cam Olgilvie; Manure Timing Forages, Chris Brown; Biostip Till Systems, Ian M; pH Mgmt, Doug Young
Episode 5— September 9, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Growth Staging and Crop Management Importance with sessions by Horst Bohner – Soybeans, Albert Tenuta/Dave Hooker – staging for Fusarium, Megan Moran – Canola, Peter Johnson/Joanna Follings – Wheat, Dave Hooker – Corn, Christine O’Reilly – Forage Grasses
Episode 6 — September 23, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Sprayer Application – Explore the research and practical aspects of getting best control of crop pests by utilizing the best equipment, techniques and timings for control strategies. Join Dave Hooker (UG),  Albert Tenuta and Jason Deveau of OMAFRA in this visual and informative session.
Episode 7 — October 7, 2020 @ 9 AM EST Agronomy Hot Topics – included this week are a number of great sessions

  1. Setting Your Planter For Soybean Success with Horst Bohner;
  2. Soybean Emergence: Impacts Of Downforce, Depth And Speed with Horst Bohner;
  3. Corn Replant Decisions with Ben Rosser and Ryan Kennes Pioneer:
  4. Growing Organic No-Till Soybeans In A Rye Cover Crop with Jake Munroe and Brett Israel, 3Gen Organics;
  5. Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode with Albert Tenuta;
  6. Residue Management: Strategies For Soybean Planting with Horst Bohner, Ian McDonald, Lawrence Hogan and Steve Howard, Huron Cty Producers.


Episode 8 — October 21, 2020 @ 3 PM LIVE Another LIVE session to wrap up the series. Join Albert Tenuta, Dave Hooker and others for this for a conversation on TAR SPOT in Corn, Fertility and the power of Crop Rotations among others.