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IFAO Compaction Day

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IFAO Compaction Day

Time: September 7, 2017 from 8:30am to 4pm
Location: Shawridge Farms Grain Elevator
Street: 7556 1st Line
City/Town: Wellington, near Arthur, Ontario
Website or Map: https://www.ifao.com/
Phone: 519-986-3560
Event Type: compaction, day
Organized By: Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario
Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2017

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Event Description

The Innovative Farmers of Ontario are putting on a big field day on compaction for Thursday September 7th east of Arthur Ontario. This is gearing up to be a great event anchored by Matthias Stettler, http://www.soilcompaction.eu/Contact.aspx , School of Agricutural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland  and well as OMAFRA demonstrations on soil compaction and how to prevent it. https://www.ifao.com/

This is going to be a great event and like CompactionSmart this past winter, we want as many people as possible to have a chance to learn from the demonstrations and discussion that will occur.
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Cheers
Ian McDonald  OMAFRA      519.239.3473 cell 
Deanna Nemeth OMAFRA   519-827-6878 cell

 

 


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