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Southwest Agricultural Conference

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Southwest Agricultural Conference

Time: January 7, 2014 to January 8, 2014
Location: Ridgetown Campus - University of Guelph
Street: 120 Main St. E.
City/Town: Ridgetown
Website or Map: http://www.southwestagconfere…
Phone: 519-674-1500 x63596
Event Type: educational, conference
Organized By: Southwest Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs, and University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2013

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http://www.southwestagconference.ca

The Southwest Agricultural Conference is one of Ontario's premier agricultural educational conferences.

The conference attracts expert agricultural industry speakers and researchers from across North America.  Internationally respected agricultural leaders address topics ranging from field crop management to farm profitability.  Leading local producers share their on-farm experience and expertise at the conference with producer panels on practical operation innovations. The Southwest Agricultural Conference steering committee works closely with our partners Southwest Soil and Crop Improvement Associations, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs, and University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus to ensure the session topics are relevant to today's issues.

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