Aug. 22 – Southwestern Ontario Ag Calendar

August 23 – Soil Health Bus Tour
Starts at the A. W. Campbell Conservation area – 8477 Shiloh Line – Brooke-Alvinston
Registration 1:30, bus leaves at 2
Contact – Jessica Van Zwol – 519-245-3750, ext 241

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

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

October 6 – Environmental Farm Plan workshop
To assess your farm busienss, learn more about on-farm environmental best management practices, develop Action Plans and learn more aobut cost-sharing opportunities.
Lambton – Wyoming Legion
More details on the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association website

October 20 – Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop
Lambton – Wyoming Legion
Free workshop helps farmers examine and enhance their farm from a business success perspective
Details on the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association website

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