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Forage Focus 2019

Time: December 5, 2019 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Stratford Rotary Complex - Hall 1
Street: 353 McCarthy Road
City/Town: Stratford
Website or Map: http://www.ontarioforagecounc…
Phone: 877-892-8663
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Ontario Forage Council
Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2019

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Online registration for all locations: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/forage-focus-2019-2138758373 or call 1-877-892-8663

The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2019.  Again, this year this conference will be held in Stratford, at the Stratford Rotary Complex on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Forage Focus will be live streamed to a number of remote locations in the northern and eastern parts of the province including Cochrane, Emo, Earlton, Verner, Lindsay, and Embrun. Those interested in hosting a remote location can find details on the OFC website: http://www.ontarioforagecouncil.com/programs/forage-focus, or contact Patricia at 877-892-8663.

The program begins with registration and trade show, from 9 - 10 am, and speakers until 3:00pm.  Presentations are CEU accredited.  The cost of this years’ conference is $50 and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch.

The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2019 will be Joe Lawrence.  Joe serves as Dairy Forage Systems Specialist with the Cornell PRO-DAIRY team. He has been involved in the northeast dairy industry his entire life, growing up on a farm in Northern NY and working as an Extension Educator and private sector Crop Advisor prior to his current role. His work has a strong focus on a whole farm approach to forage management.

Additional speakers will include; Christine O’Reilly and Alex Barrie from OMAFRA, an award-winning forage producer (TBA), and more!

Books of 10 tickets are available to treat customers, or staff.  Registration deadline is December 3, 2019.  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! 

For more information on sponsorship/tradeshow opportunities, visit www.ontarioforagecouncil.com/programs/forage-focus

Confirmed Remote Locations (more to be announced): 

North

Green Tractors - 271429 Poupore Rd, Earlton, ON

Upstairs in the MNRF building, 2 Hwy 11 South, Cochrane, ON

Sudbury East, Nipissing West Soil & Crop Improvement Association, Verner, ON

6444 Highway 11 West, Emo, ON

East

Emburn Co-op, 926 Notre-Dame St., Embrun, ON

Lindsay OMAFRA Office, 322 Kent St., Lindsay, ON

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