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)
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|
|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|
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.