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Courses are offered in either a traditional classroom setting or online.  Marks and certificates will be mailed to successful participants within 15 business days of course completion.

Classroom Information

Each half-day classroom course is offered in a traditional classroom setting with a trained IPM Course for Corn and Soybean Instructor. These instructors will present course material following the manual using PowerPoint, videos, handouts and will answer your questions to aid in your understanding of the topics. The course topics will highlight IPM principles of corn and soybean pest identification, planting best management practices, the new regulatory requirements regarding Class 12 pesticides and pollinator protection from neonicotinoid exposure. An assessment will be used to evaluate your understanding.

Online Information

The online course requires four hours of commitment over two days. High speed internet, competence with a computer and being a self-directed learner are requirements for success. Evaluation consists of the learning activities and participation in discussions with your classmates and the instructor. For an overview of the course website, check this Online Demonstration Video.


You must be preregistered and prepaid to attend a course!

The course registration fee is $66.36 for courses taken between June 1 and August 31, 2017. This registration fee will increase to $73.00 for courses taken from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. Please be aware, courses may be cancelled five (5) days prior to course date if there is insufficient enrollment.

To register and pay for a course, use one of the following options:

  1. Select a course below, click on "Sign up", and complete the registration information.  Pay with a credit card using the online payment form, or phone          1-866-225-9020 with your payment information; OR
  2. Phone 1-866-225-9020 to register; have your credit card information available; OR
  3. Complete registration form and mail with your payment (cheque or money order payable to the "University of Guelph", or credit card information) to:
IPM for Corn and Soybeans
University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
120 Main Street East
Ridgetown, ON
N0P 2C0

Note:  Contact the IPM program at or 1-866-225-9020 if you are unable to attend your selected course, to transfer your registration to a new course date.

Course Selection

Choose a county from the drop down list. If your county is not listed, there are currently no offerings for your area. Expand or refine your search by selecting a neighbouring county. Results can be narrowed by selecting 'French' or 'Online'. Select the 'Sign Up' option or call us at 1-866-225-9020.

Sat, Sep 23 2017
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