Aug. 22 – Midwestern Ontario Ag Calendar

August 22nd – OFA Zone Director Election Candidates Meeting for Bruce-Grey
7 p.m. @ Bruce County Administration BUilding in Walkerton
Candidates Pat Jilesen and Paul Wettlaufer will be on hand to answer questions.
For information call 519-364-3050

August 24-27th – Canadian Plowing Championships
Anderson Links – Ottawa

Saugeen Conservation has a series of Coffee, Crops and Donuts workshops coming up.
The workshops are taught by farmers, for farmers, to share experiences and methods in implementing best management practices on a variety of farms.
August 18th – 10-1 – Strip Till Management and Drones – Shauss Land & Cattle’s Ken Schauss and Richard Ahrens – 1633-1635 Bruce 4 – Walkerton
August 30th – 9-11 – Interseeding Cover Crops Into Corn & Planting Into Green Cover Crops – 2 sites – Harry Biermans – Concession 10 between sideroad 5 and 10, Paisley and Peter Kotzeff, Concession 6 between Bruce 11 and Sideroad 5, Paisley
September 2nd – 10-12 – Equipment for Best Management Practices – with Jim Boak – at Bruce County Plowing Match

August 27 – Environmental Farm Plan Workshop
Register and get more info through the OSCIA website –

August 31 – Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop
St. Mary’s
Day 2 – September 7th
Register and get more info through the OSCIA website –

September 6-7 – Group Sow Housing Seminar
Best Western – Arden Park – Hotel, Stratford
Presenting group sow housing options with practical solutions to the challenges of different systems, along with potential opportunities related to group housing
September 6th from 4-8:30 p.m.
– for producers who already have group sow housing
September 7th from 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m.
– for producers looking at group sow housing options

September 13th – Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 2016 Annual General Meeting
Quality Hotel and Suites, Woodstock
Business portion of the meeting will be held in the morning.
All attendees will be given passes to attend Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in the afternoon.
More details on the GFO website –

September 13-15 – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

September 20-24 – International Plowing Match and Rural Expo
Minto, Wellington County

November 4-13 – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 17th – CAFA Farm Tax Update
The Delta – Guelph

November 20-21 – Ontario Young Farmers Forum
International Plaza Hotel, Toronto
This annual event attracts some of the brightest and most innovative young farmers aged 18-40 from across the province in conjunction with the OFA annual meeting and convention.
Check out Ontario Young Farmers Forum on Facebook