March 18 – Midwestern Ontario Agricultural Calendar

There is a Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop scheduled in:
Wingham, March 17 & 24.
St. Mary’s, March 19 & 26
And an Environmental Farm Plan workshop scheduled in:
Elora, March 21 & 28.
Register online at www.ontariosoilcrop.org
There is updated workshop schedule available on the website.

March 18-19 – Ontario Pork Annual General Meeting
@ Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre
Theme: Constructing Change
Registration by March 14th
www.ontario pork.on.ca
767-4600, ext 1402
email [email protected]

March 18 – Trees Ontario Free Forest Management Workshop
6:30-9 p.m
Lucan Community Memorial Centre, Lucan
Aimed at landowners interested in learning more about forest management and stewardship, tree planting subsidies and other financial incentives for establhsing and managing a forest.
See the Trees Ontario website for more information.

March 20 – Ontario Goat AGM in Tavistock
Topics to be discussed that will impact meat, dairy and fibre goat producers include:
· Proposed new livestock traceability regulations and what this will mean for the goat sector
· Scrapie in the goat herd and what producers needs to know about prevention
· An overview of the bioTrack goat management program

March 22 – 7th Annual Politicians Meeting from 10am to 2pm at the Elmwood Community Centre.
Hosted by the Bruce County and Grey County Federations of Agriculture.

March 24th – Grain Farmers of Ontario’s March Classic
@ London Convention Centre
Theme: Launching Ontario Grains To New Heights
www.gfo.ca/marchclassic

March 26th – Horse Health Night
@ Grey Ag Services, Markdale
7:30-9:30
$10 per person
Register by March 21st
519-986-3756

June 8th – Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
@ Country Heritage Park, Milton.
2014 inductees: George Arnold, Bobcaygeon – Robert Hutton, St. Marys – Art Bolton, Dublin – and Doctor Gord Surgeoner, Fergus.

August 21-22 – Annual Huron County Plowing Match
On the Shortreed farm – 42227 Blyth Road – Walton.
Warden Joe Steffler will be co-hosting.
Day 1 is Junior Day practice and competition – main competition is August 22nd.

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