Market outlook, maximize dairy production, livestock forages, and government funding programs. Something for everyone!
Answers to these and other farming issues can be found at this year’s show. A stellar line-up of speakers and great trade show with over 40 local exhibitors – all for free.
10:30 am Keynote Speaker Matthew Porter;
Market Insight through the lens of an independent and unbiased economist.
12:00 noon Delicious hot roast beef dinner at cost. Only $20.00.
1:00 pm Amy Petherick, OSCIA
Workshops and potential funding opportunities.
1:30 pm Keynote Speaker Dr. Dan Undersander,
Mowing, Conditioning and Drying Forage for Hay, Haylage and Balage and info on Low Lignin Alfalafa. A must for Dairy and ruminant produces.
For more information contact Eric Lawlor
8:30am – 4:30 pm
Trent University | Peter Gzowski College
East Bank Road/Gzowski Way (Pioneer Rd.)
Green Tractors along with Trent University are happy to host the first East/Central Precision Ag Summit in Ontario. This one-day event will feature interactive presentations from experts in precision agriculture and agronomy as well as a mini trade show setting that will offer producers the opportunity to network with others in the east/central Ontario agriculture sector who have an interest in sustainable farming practices, technology adoption, and data-driven decision making.
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The 2018 Annual Conference is being held at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn, located in London, Ontario on February 13-14, 2018. All members are welcome to attend, so please visit this link to register.
This year is full of engaging speakers and interactive panel discussions on soil health and the influence of diversity in the farming community. If you’re interested in moving a resolution at the meeting, please fill out a resolution form. If you require any assistance in drafting your resolution, or would like to know more about any resolution being submitted from the Quinte region, feel free to contact Amy Petherick.
The Annual General Meeting has been set for Thursday, December 14th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and will be returning to Codrington once again this year.
This year’s guest speakers will include Mike Cowbrough of OMAFRA, on Weed Resistance; Jasen Deveau, OMAFRA on chemicals and spraying tips; Stephen Kells, the Market Analyst for P&H; Ross Wilson from Ausable Bayfield CAon Measuring Soil Health at the farm and watershed level; and Christine O’Reilly, OMAFRA, the Forage & Grazing Specialist.
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, is an open house on the Ontario Soil Strategy. This is your opportunity to discuss with OMAFRA staff and provide important input.
Get on the bus with Northumberland County Soil and Crop!
Tuesday, August 29th
Picking up at 9:00 in Grafton or 9:30 in Brighton at the 401 car park locations, returning before 5:00
See what’s being harvested, meet the farmers, and have a taste!
Lunch costs $25 per person, all other expenses paid by the club.
RSVP below no later than Sunday, August 27th