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BDO's Ontario Agriculture Roadshow - Fergus

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BDO's Ontario Agriculture Roadshow - Fergus

Time: December 11, 2015 from 9:30am to 3pm
Location: Fergus Community Hall, Centre-Wellington Sportsplex
Street: 550 Belsyde Ave.
City/Town: Fergus
Website or Map: http://event.bdo.ca/events/on…
Phone: 519 824 5410
Event Type: presentation
Organized By: Michelle Drewery
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2015

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Event Description

BDO is actively involved in farm communities and agribusiness throughout Ontario and would like to invite you to a complimentary special information session on key topics that affect our farm community. Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Keynote: “Because I love you list”. Get your business in order today because you don't know what’s going to happen tomorrow. Angie Fox, who farms at Eddystone, MB and Maggie Van Camp from Blackstock, ON, will share their experiences as they manage their families and their farms - alone.  Be prepared to be inspired by these farm women who are working hard to triumph over tragedy. 

Topics include:

  • Economics of International Trade: Trade presentation with a focus on the economics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and supply management – presented by Steve Duff, Senior Agricultural Economist, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Temporary Foreign Worker Programs for the Agriculture Industry: An overview of the benefits of temporary foreign worker programs and the importance of regulatory compliance and records management – presented by Mark Chow and Doreen Buksner, BDO
  • Drone Technology: An introduction to plant research, crop production and crop protection. Weather permitting; there will be a demonstration – presented by Precision Hawk
  • Annual Farm Update: Income tax update, review of changes in past year to Growing Forward 2 program and other program updates/reviews – presented by BDO

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