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Ontario Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting Nov 20, 2017-Nov 21, 2017 - 8:15 AM
International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont.
Website: ofa-annual-general-meeting-2017

Farm Management Canada Agricultural Excellence Conference Nov 21, 2017-Nov 23, 2017
Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa, Ont.
Contact: Heather Oakley
Email: heather.ferrier@fmc-gac.com
Website: agricultural-excellence-conference

Soil Health Strategy Consultation Open House Nov 22, 2017 - 5:00 PM
St. Isidore Recreation Centre, 20 de l'Arena Street, St. Isidore
Website: soilhealth.htm

ALUS Chatham-Kent Farmer Information Night Nov 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Country View Golf Course (25393 St. Clair Road, Dover Centre). ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) helps farmers and ranchers produce ecosystem services on their land and provides annual payments for each acre enrolled in the program.
Contact: Greg Van Every - Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority - 519-354-7310, ext. 229
Website: alus.ca

28th Annual Trenton Woodlot Conference Nov 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Batawa Community Centre
Contact: Matt Caruana at 613-391-9034
Email: info@hastingsstewardship.ca
Website: hastingsstewardship.ca

Soil Health Strategy Consultation Open House Nov 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Woodstock OMAFRA office, Unit 1, 401 Lakeview Drive, Woodstock
Website: soilhealth.htm

Soil Health Strategy Consultation Open House Nov 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Chatham area - Country View Golf Course, 25393 St. Clair Rd, Dover Centre. Two sessions: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Website: soilhealth.htm

2017 Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference Nov 29, 2017-Dec 1, 2017
Blue Mountain Resort, Blue Mountains, Ont. This year's theme, Rebuilding Rural Economies from the Ground Up, will address the issues rural ecological farmers in Ontario face, and explore ways to overcome these challenges in ways that will strengthen our farming communities.
Website: conference.efao.ca

CAFA's Farm Women's Update Nov 30, 2017
Arden Park Inn, Stratford. Practical tools and information for farm advisors and managers.
Contact: CAFA at 1-877-474-2871
Website: focus-on-farm-women-agenda-stratford17

Frontenac SCIA & Farm Safety Association AGM Dec 1, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Elginburg United Church Hall. Guest Speaker: Greg Millard of Vernon Valley Farms

North Simcoe Soil & Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting Dec 1, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 106 Yonge St N, Elmvale

Workshop Opportunities for Your Farm Business Dec 6, 2017
North Grenville Municipal Office
Website: calendar

RBC presentation, Crop Insurance, Agriculture Funding and Grants, Proposed Tax Reform Dec 6, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Greater Napanee Fire Services Station 2, 3266 County Rd 41, Roblin. Speakers: Brian Rump, YouGroup Inc, Agricultural Grants; Wendell Joyce, Agricorp, Crop Insurance and Risk Management; Welch LLP, Accounting, Proposed Federal Tax Reforms. (RSVP by Nov. 24)
Contact: Josie Lemaire at 705-876-3546 or 1-866-302-2244
Email: josie.lemaire@rbc.com

Kent SCIA Annual Meeting Dec 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Deer Run Golf Course, Blenheim

Leeds SCIA Annual Meeting. Dec 6, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Forfar Hall

Lanark SCIA Annual Meeting Dec 6, 2017
Lanark Civitan Hall. Guest Speaker: Adam Skinner - "The Tornado Guy."

Essex SCIA Annual Meeting Dec 7, 2017 - 9:00 AM
St. John's Parish Hall, Woodslee

RBC presentation, Crop Insurance, Agriculture Funding and Grants, Proposed Tax Reform Dec 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Newcastle Village Community Town Hall, Council Chambers, 20 King St. W., Newcastle. Speakers: Brian Rump, YouGroup Inc, Agricultural Grants; Wendell Joyce, Agricorp, Crop Insurance and Risk Management; Lisa Kemp, BDO, Proposed Federal Tax Reforms. (RSVP by Nov. 24)
Contact: Josie Lemaire at 705-876-3546 or 1-866-302-2244
and/or Colin Streeter at 905-985-7031
Email: josie.lemaire@rbc.com
and/or colin.streeter@rbc.com

Workshop Opportunities for Your Farm Business Dec 7, 2017
Manvers Arena & Community Centre
Website: calendar

Starting a Farm or Food Co-op 101 Dec 8, 2017 - 1:00 PM
270 George Street North, Peterborough. Reigstration: $15
Website: starting-a-farm-or-food-co-op-101-tickets-38298784696

Renfrew SCIA Annual Meeting Dec 8, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Renfrew Armouries

Ottawa Carleton SCIA AGM Dec 11, 2017 - 9:15 AM
Stittsville Legion, 1481 Main Street, Stittsville. Guest Speaker: Adam Skinner - "The Tornado Guy."

Forage Focus Conference 2017 Dec 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Shakespeare Optimist Hall, Shakespeare, Ont. The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2017 will be Robert Berthiaume, Dairy Production Expert in Forage Systems. The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch. Registration deadline is December 8, 2017.
Contact: Ray Robertson at 519-986-1484, or 1-877-892-8663
and/or Patricia Ellingwood at 519-986-1484, or 1-877-892-8663
Website: forage-focus

David Montgomery Lecture Dec 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Sarnia Arena, Kiwanis Room. 134 Brock Street South. David Montgomery is a geologist and professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington. His research has focused on how soil erosion has undermined once-great civilizations around the world. Please register by Dec. 8, 2017
Contact: Laura Biancolin at 519-245-3750, ext. 218.
Email: lbiancolin@scrca.on.ca
Website: David-Montgomery-Ad-Final.pdf

Innovative Farmers Marketing Workshop Dec 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM
121 Chisholm Dr, Milton (just off the 401). Agenda includes Matt Pot, Grain Perspectives, speaking on "Demystifying Markets for Better Decisions." Panel discussion: "Marketing Sustainability as a Value Added Product," with Odette Menard and Jason McNaughton with Hensall District Co-op. And a presentation from Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA Weeds Specialist, on "Being Smart with Dicamba."
Website: www.ifao.com

Forage Focus Conference 2017 Dec 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Joel Steele Community Centre, Winchester, Ont. The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2017 will be Robert Berthiaume, Dairy Production Expert in Forage Systems. The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch. Registration deadline is December 8, 2017.
Contact: Ray Robertson at 519-986-1484, or 1-877-892-8663
and/or Patricia Ellingwood at 519-986-1484, or 1-877-892-8663
Website: forage-focus

Soil Health Strategy Consultation Open House Dec 14, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Codrington Community Centre, 2992 Rd 30, Codrington, Ont.
Website: soilhealth.htm

Grey County Seed & Feed Show and AGM Dec 15, 2017 - 9:30 AM
Flesherton KinPlex, 2 Highland Dr., Flesherton. Exhibits 9:30 a.m. Program 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Plus Optional OMAFRA Soils Strategy at 3:30 p.m. Registration and Dinner $20.
Website: soilhealth.htm

25th SouthWest Ag Conference Jan 3, 2018-Jan 4, 2018
Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph
Website: www.southwestagconference.ca

Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Jan 3, 2018-Jan 9, 2018 - 9:00 AM
Elmwood Community Centre (38 Queen Street West). Registration at the door. Admission $25, except for Horse Day, Jan. 7: $20.
Contact: Grey County Agricultural Services (519) 986-3756
Email: info@greyagservices.ca
Website: www.greyagservices.ca

GFO District 1 Essex Meeting Jan 5, 2018 - 9:00 AM
St. John's Parish Hall, County Road 46, Woodslee

GFO District 11, Dufferin, Simcoe, Halton, Peel, York Meeting Jan 8, 2018 - 10:30 AM
St. John's United Church, 56 Victoria Street East, Alliston

GFO District 6, Haldimand, Brant, Hamilton, Niagara Meeting Jan 9, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Kinsmen Hall, Caledonia Fairgrounds, 151 Caithness Street E, Caledonia

GFO District 9, Perth Meeting Jan 10, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Mitchell Golf and Country Club, 81 Frances Street, Mitchell

GFO District 12, Durham, Northumberland, Kawartha, Peterborough, Hastings Meeting Jan 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM
The Best Western Plus, 930 Burnham Street, Cobourg

GFO District 8, Huron Meeting Jan 11, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Holmesville Community Centre, Community Centre Road, Holmesville

GFO District 14, Prescott, Russell, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry Meeting Jan 11, 2018 - 9:30 AM
North Stormont Place, 16299 Fairview Drive, Avonmore (lunch served)

20th Annual Ontario Beef Industry Convention Jan 11, 2018-Jan 13, 2018
Lamplighter Inn, London, Ont.
Website: www.beefindustryconvention.com

Lambton SCIA Annual Meeting Jan 12, 2018 - 9:00 AM
Brooke-Alvinston Community Centre

GFO District 4, Middlesex Meeting Jan 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM
Coldstream Community Centre, 10227 Ilderton Road, Ilderton

GFO District 2, Kent Meeting Jan 16, 2018 - 3:30 PM
Country View Golf Course, 25393 St. Clair Road, Dover Centre

GFO District 3, Lambton Meeting Jan 16, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Wyoming Fair Building, 595 Main Street, Wyoming. Dinner at 6 p.m.

GFO District 5, Elgin/Norfolk Meeting Jan 17, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Malahide Community Place, 12105 Whittaker Road, Springfield. Speaker: Matthew Pot. Lunch: $10

GFO District 13, Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington, Frontenac, Lanark, Leeds, Grenville, Renfrew, Ottawa Meeting Jan 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Elgin Lions Club, 19 Pineview Drive, Elgin, Ont. (lunch).

GFO District 10, Grey, Bruce, Wellington Meeting Jan 19, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Clifford Community Hall, 2 William Street, Clifford

Farm Smart Jan 19, 2018
RIM Park, Manulife Financial Sportsplex, Waterloo
Website: farmsmartconference.com

Farm Smart Jan 20, 2018
Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph
Website: farmsmartconference.com

Ontario Canola Growers Association, Annual Meeting Jan 23, 2018-Jan 24, 2018
Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston. Keynote speaker, Elston Solberg, AGRITREND,
Website: www.ontariocanolagrowers.ca

Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference and Ag Technology Showcase Jan 30, 2018-Jan 31, 2018
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London
Website: conference-2018

Ontario Bean Growers Annual General Meeting Feb 22, 2018
Festival Inn, Stratford (New location for this AGM)
Website: growers

Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario Annual Conference Feb 27, 2018-Feb 28, 2018
Lamplighter Inn, London, Ont.
Website: www.ifao.com

2018 Grain Farmers of Ontario March Classic Mar 20, 2018
London, Ont.
Website: marchclassic