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Forage Focus 2018

Time: December 6, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Stratford Rotary Complex - Hall 1
Street: 353 McCarthy Rd.
City/Town: Stratford
Website or Map: http://www.ontarioforagecounc…
Phone: 877-892-8663
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Ontario Forage Council
Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2018

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The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2018, For the first time, this conference will be held in Stratford, at the Stratford Rotary Complex on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

The program begins with registration and trade show, from 9 - 10 am, and speakers until 3:30pm.  Presentations are CEU accredited.  The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch.

The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2018 will be Michael Hutjens. Mike Hutjens was raised on a 313 acre, 70 cow grade Holstein farm near Green Bay, Wisconsin.  His bachelor's degree was completed in 1967 at the University of Wisconsin, and his master's degree involved mastitis detection. In 1971, he earned his joint doctorate degree in dairy science and nutritional science with a minor in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

He has authored 21 technical journal articles and abstracts, 540 popular press articles, 3 computer programs, 4 video tapes, and numerous slide sets. He co-authored a four booklets with Hoards Dairyman in the 4th edition of “Feeding Guide” in 2018 in book and e-book formats.  

 

Books of 10 tickets are available to treat customers, or staff.  Registration deadline is November 30, 2018.  Registrations will be accepted at the door but may not include the hot lunch.  Registration is available by phone, or mail.  Visa and Mastercard accepted by phone.  Please make cheques payable to the Ontario Forage Council.

Tradeshow and sponsorship opportunities are still available for both days of this conference.  Spaces will fill quickly, so don’t hesitate.  Forage Focus is an excellent opportunity to advertise your business to your target audience! 

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