Sept. 6 – Southwestern Ontario Ag Calendar

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

Subsurface Drip Irrigation for Row Crop Production
Tour & Info Session
Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
1pm-4:45 pm
Simcoe/Delhi Area

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

The Anniversary Tour
Crop Research at Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph
Hosted by OMAFRA and Ridgetown Campus – U of G
September 14, 2016 starting at 2pm
Gosnell Line and Ridgetown Campus
No Cost – No preregistration required.
September 20-24 – International Plowing Match and Rural Expo
Minto, Wellington County

CleanFARMS Drop off:
September 20th – Glencoe – Parrish & Heimbecker
September 22nd – Forest – Lakeside Grain and Feed Ltd.
September 26th – Bothwell – Hagerty Creek
September 28th – Paincourt – South West Ag Partners
September 28th – Princeton – Cargill
September 29th – Blenheim – Thompsons
September 30th – Leamington – Agris Co-op

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