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Ontario Forage Expo

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Ontario Forage Expo

Time: July 5, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Brakke Farm Inc
Street: Dufferin County
City/Town: Grand Valley, ON
Website or Map: http://www.ontarioforagecounc…
Phone: 1-877-892-8663 or (519) 986-1484, Fax: (519) 986-2643
Event Type: expo
Organized By: Dufferin and Northumberland County Soil and Crop Improvement Associations
Latest Activity: May 16, 2018

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The Ontario Forage Council, in conjunction with the Dufferin and Northumberland County Soil and Crop Improvement Associations,invite you to participate Forage Expo 2018! 

Dufferin County will host the western location on Thursday, July 5th at Brakke Farm Inc, in Grand Valley, and Northumberlad Countywill host the eastern location at Loval Farms, on July 10th in Warkwoth.

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