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Profitable Pastures 2013

Time: March 4, 2013 from 9am to 3:30pm
Location: Napanee-Strathcona Paper Centre
Street: 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee
City/Town: Napanee
Website or Map: http://www.ontarioforagecounc…
Phone: 1-877-892-8663
Event Type: conference, &, trade, show
Organized By: Ontario Forage Council
Latest Activity: Feb 21, 2013

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This years’ keynote speaker is Dr. Darrell Emmick, University of Vermont Extension.   Dr. Emmick is the USDA-NRCS Grazing Land Management Specialist, New York State, holds a B.S. degree in Wildlife Biology and Management, a M.S. degree in Resource Management and Ecology, and a Ph.D. in Range Science from Utah State University. Darrell has worked for over 30 years researching, promoting, and helping farmers implement grazing‐based livestock production systems in the Northeast region of the U.S., with special emphasis on grass‐based dairy production. His primary research interests include understanding the foraging behavior of livestock, the use and management of species diverse naturalized pastures, evaluations of grazing management methods, matching livestock type to forage management strategy, evaluations of various forage species for use as pasture.

We are also building an excellent slate of local presenters to compliment the key note speaker that will provide a beneficial pasture management experience to a broad cross section of our producers.

The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes a hot roast beef lunch.  Books of 10 tickets are available at a reduced rate to treat customers, or staff.  Registration deadline is February 25th, registrations will be accepted at the door, but may not include the hot roast beef lunch.  Please call the Ontario Forage Council to register, 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 please don’t hesitate.  Profitable Pastures is an excellent opportunity to advertise your business.

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