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NFU Region 3 (Ontario) Spring Convention

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NFU Region 3 (Ontario) Spring Convention

Time: March 5, 2011 from 8:30am to 5:30pm
Location: Italian Canadian Club
Street: 135 Ferguson Street
City/Town: Guelph, Ontario
Event Type: nfu, region, 3, (ontario), spring, convention
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2011

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Event Description


Registration begins at 8:00am, and the proceedings will be followed by a social at 6:00pm at Artisanale.  The convention is open to the public.     

Built around a theme of Who Has the Power?, the convention will feature three panels on the impact on farmers of urban and energy developments, international trade, and the importance of bees in agriculture.  Speakers include environmental lawyer John Goudy, a University of Guelph research team headed by Dr. Harry Cummings, and Melanie Kempers of the Ontario Beekeepers Association of Ontario.

If you require further information, please contact:

 

Karen Eatwell     Executive Secretary      (888) 832-9638 or office@nfuontario.ca

 

Sean McGivern   Region 3 Coordinator   (519) 794-4445 or seanmc4@hotmail.com

 

Ann Slater          NFU Board Member      (519) 349-2448 or aslater@quadro.net


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