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Event Details

Halton SCIA AGM

Time: January 17, 2013 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Hillcrest United Church
Street: 8958 Trafalgar Road
City/Town: Georgetown
Website or Map: http://www.ghscia.com/coming-…
Event Type: agm
Organized By: Halton SCIA
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2013

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Event Description

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Jack Rabin, Associate Director of Farm Programs, Rutgers University, New Jersey on "The Future of the mid-sized family farm"

Please note: In order to allow travel time to the Brant SCIA AGM for their afternoon presentations, the Special Guest Speaker, GHSCIA RCC and OMAFRA reports will present at 10 am.

PRESENTATIONS

  • "Is farming affecting the Ontario bee population?" - The Ontario Beekeepers' Association Technology Transfer Team 
  • Nitrogen Management in Corn - Ian McDonald, OMAFRA
  • Commodity updates
  • Project results
  • Region of Halton report
  • Biosolids update
  • OSCIA Report
  • GHSCIA Report
  • EFP Report
  • Door prizes

COST

  • $30 per person, includes a hot lunch and 2013 Halton SCIA membership
  • $100 for corporate memberships

TRADE SHOW INQUIRIES

  • Julia Whalen at cattleco@zing-net.ca
  • Cecil Patterson: cpatterson8@sympatico.ca

FOR INFORMATION
Cecil Patterson, Halton SCIA secretary
Phone: 905-875-0167
Email: cpatterson8@sympatico.ca



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