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Haldimand, Niagara North & Niagara South SCIA AGM

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Haldimand, Niagara North & Niagara South SCIA AGM

Time: January 22, 2013 from 9am to 3:30pm
Location: Brethren of Christ Church
Street: 10641 Highway 3 West
City/Town: Port Colborne
Website or Map: http://www.ghscia.com/coming-…
Event Type: agm
Organized By: Haldimand, Niagara North & Niagara South SCIA
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2013

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Event Description

AGENDA

9 am - Registration - 9 am
9:30 am - Environmental Farm Plan
9:40 am - Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
9:55 am - OSCIA Provincial Director
10 am - GHSCIA Regional Communications Coordinator
10:10 am - OMAFRA
10:30 am - Growing Your Farm Profits
10:40 am - Niagara Club card member update
10:45 am - Welland River Flood Plain Association
11 am - County AGM (held separately)
11:20 am - Great Lakes Bio-disel Plant
11:50 am - Sponsor recognition
12 noon - Lunch and Trade Show
1:15 pm - How to do tillage right w/Horst Bohner, OMAFRA
2 pm - 2013 Market Outlook w/Steve Kell, P & H


Please note new location for 2013

COST
Lunch: $10 per person.

RSVP DEADLINE
To reserve your meal please call or email one of the following (Reservation deadline: January 15, 2013):
Haldimand: Dianne Booker at cwdibooker@gmail.com or 905-899-3748
Niagara North: John Sikkens at 1bigpigfamily@gmail.com or 905-386-6507);
Niagara South: Lisa Haegens at lisakylehaegens@sympatico.ca or 905-788-2956

Lunch $10 per person. To reserve your meal please call or email one of the following:

  • Haldimand - Dianne Booker at cwdibooker@gmail.com or 905-899-3748
  • Niagara North - John Sikkens at 1bigpigfamily@gmail.com or 905-386-6507
  • Niagara South - Lisa Haegens at lisakylehaegens@sympatico.ca or 905-788-2956

DOWNLOADABLE AGENDA

Available online at www.ghscia.com/coming-events

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