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FarmSmart Expo Youth Day

Time: July 13, 2012 all day
Location: University of Guelph Elora Research Station
Street: 6182 2nd Line, Pilkington Township
City/Town: Elora
Website or Map: http://www.uoguelph.ca/farmsm…
Event Type: education
Organized By: FarmSmart
Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2012

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Event Description

FarmSmart Expo Youth Day provides an fun-fill and interactive opportunity for young people to learn more about crops grown in Ontario.

Time: 9:30 am (see agenda below)

Cost: $15

Youth Day Sessions

9:30 Registration and Crop Scavenger Hunt
10:00 Crop Rotation 1 – Crazy Corn
10:30 Crop Rotation 2 – Super Soys
11:00 Crop Rotation 3 – Wonderful Wheat
11:30 Crop Rotation 4 – Keeping Up with Technology
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Dairy Tour - The neat stuff used to test ammonia losses and greenhouse gas production
13:30 Tour of the Elora dairy barn
14:00 The Calf-eteria project - a demonstration ondairy calf management
14:30 Learn about greenhouse gases from dairy farms and how to test ammonia in-barn
15:00 Dismissal

FarmSmart Expo is brought to you by the Golden Horseshoe and Heartland Regional Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), the University of Guelph and various agri-business sponsors, including Platinum sponsors BASF Canada Inc., Bayer CropScience, Dekalb, Farm Credit Canada, the Grain Farmers of Ontario, Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited and Syngenta.

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