June 13 – Southwestern Ontario Ag Calendar

June 13-17 – Lambton-Kent Agriculture in the Classroom
At Children’s Animal Farm
Involves about 450 grade 4 students from throughout Lambton and Kent
Interactive time for students to see their classroom learning come to life through hands-on learning stations, highliting the importance of agriculture and food in their daily lives
www.lkaitc.org

June 15th – NFU Lambton Local 328 Meeting
Sunday School Room – Inwood United Church – Inwood
7 p.m.
Guest speaker – weather specialist John Wilson

Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association Food Safety Webinars
Explaining food safety risks and the good agricultural practices you can put in place to reduce or eliminate those risks.
June 27th – Worker Practices
All start at 7 p.m.
For additional details or to register for any of the webinars go to the OSCIA website – www.ontariosoilcrop.org

June 29th – Second Rural Ontario Summit on Youth
Stratford Rotary Complex, Stratford
Focussing on attracting and keeping youth in rural Ontario
Gathering young people ages 15 to 29 from across rural Ontairo as well as leaders from municipal government, First Nations and Metis communities and rural businesses as well as representatives from community organisations.
https://news.ontario.ca/omafra/en/2016/06/second-rural-ontario-summit-on-youth-set-for-late-june.html

July 5 – Ontario Forage Expo 2016
Forage Equipment Demonstrations and Trade Show
Farm of Carman & Beth-Ann Weppler and Family, 7504 Minto/Normanby Townline, Clifford.
Dundas County will host the Eastern Ontario version on July 7th in Winchester.
Free to the farming community – lunch available on-site – no pre-registration required.
www.ontarioforagecouncil.com

July 6 and 7 – 22nd Annual SouthWest Crop Diagnostic Days
University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
8:45-3:30 each day
www.diagnosticdays.ca

July 7 – Lambton Progressive Ag Safety Day
At the Alvinston Arena
For more information or to register, contact Agnes Dickenson

July 14 – Farm Smart Expo – agronimc and diagnostic day
Elora Research Station
Check out the Farm Smart Conference website for details

July 15-17 – Summer Fair and Farm Expo
Country Heritage Park, Milton
Chance to glimpse farming past, present and future.
Includes 4th annual Super Pull Event on Saturday.
www.countryheritagepark.com

July 20 – Progressive Agriculture Foundation Safety Day for Children
Ridgetown
Age-appropriate event to help children learn how to be safe on the farm.
Contact: Cassi Boersma – 519-401-1948
(www.casa-asca.ca/SafetyDays)

July 20-21 – Beef Farmers of Ontario Summer Meeting
Pembroke

August 24-27th – Canadian Plowing Championships
Anderson Links – Ottawa
www.cpc-16.org

September 13-15 – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show
Woodstock
www.outdoorfarmshow.com

September 20-24 – International Plowing Match and Rural Expo
Minto, Wellington County
www.plowingmatch.org/home-2016

November 4-13 – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Toronto