March 24th – Midwestern Ontario Agricultural Calendar

There is a Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop scheduled in:
St. Mary’s, March 26
Register online at
There is updated workshop schedule available on the website.

March 26th – Horse Health Night
@ Grey Ag Services, Markdale
$10 per person
Register by March 21st

March 26th – Ontario Veal Association Annual General Meeting
Tavistock Memorial Hall

March 26-27 – 14th annual London Swine Conference
Hilton Hotel, London
Theme of this year’s conference – ‘Positioning for Success’

March 29th – Huron County Beef Producers Dinner and Dance
@ Brussels, Morris & Grey Community Centre, Brussels
Supper from 6-8 p.m.
Dance 8:30-12:30
Adults $15 – Children, 4-12, $5
Contact Harvey Hoggart for more information – 482-9157

April 2-3 – Drayton Farm Show
@ PMD Arena Complex, Drayton

April 3 – Huron Soil and Crop Improvement Association Spring Production Meeting
Varna Hall
9 a.m. start time
Speakers include Greg Stewart and Tracey Baute
Contact Ruth Knight at 392-7036 or

Building Biogas Knowledge
Apri 3 and 4.
@Holiday Inn, Guelph
Day One:Two workshop streams for potential developers and current operators, 8:30am registration, day runs to 5:00pm followed by dinner and a guest spearker at 6:0pm
Day 2: Tours include four systems in the Guelph area for more details.

April 11-12 – Ontario Institute of Agrologies Conference and 55th Annual General Meeting
Holiday Inn, Burlington

April 15-16 – Farm and Food Care Conference & Annual Meeting
Teatro Conference and Event Centre, Milton
April 15th program free for Ontario farmers – although pre-registration is required and space is limited.
Annual meeting is April 16th.
More information on the Farm and Food Care Ontario website –

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.