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FarmSmart Special Preview Workshop: "CornSmart" w/Ken Ferrie

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FarmSmart Special Preview Workshop: "CornSmart" w/Ken Ferrie

Time: January 18, 2013 all day
Location: Puslinch Community Centre
Street: 23 Brock Road
City/Town: Guelph (Aberfoyle)
Website or Map: http://www.oscia.cloverpad.org
Event Type: workshop, farmsmart
Organized By: FarmSmart Organizing Committee
Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2012

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Event Description

Ken Ferrie of Crop-Tech Consulting, Illinois was a popular presenter at last year's FarmSmart Conference w/Beef Symposium, and this year organizers have invited him back for a special day-long program with an exclusive focus on corn production.

For more information:

1. Website: www.oscia.cloverpad.org

2. Twitter: @FarmSmart1

3. Official Hashtag: #CornSmart13

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