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South Western Ontario Dairy Symposium

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South Western Ontario Dairy Symposium

Time: February 24, 2011 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Woodstock Fairgrounds
City/Town: Ontario
Website or Map: http://www.dairysymposium.com
Phone: 519-467-5294
Event Type: dairy, symposium
Latest Activity: Jan 10, 2011

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9:00 a.m.     Exhibits Open, Registration and Coffee

10:20 a.m.     Welcome
 
10:30 a.m.    “Finding the Tools to Achieve Longevity in our Dairy Cows”
                    Blair Murray, OMAFRA
   
10:50 a.m.     “A Processor Perspective on Growing the Market”
                             Ashley Chapman, Chapman’s Ice Cream

11:10 a.m.    “How Top Dairy Farmers Maximize Feed Intake”
                    Daniel Scothorn, Scothorn Nutrition

12:00 p.m.    Roving Hot Lunch (featuring novel and Canadian dairy products)

1:30 p.m.    Panel Discussion: “Our Long Term Vision for the Dairy industry”
           
    Jacques LaForge, Dairy Farmers of Canada
    Marcel Groleau, Fédération des Producteurs de Lait du Québec
    Robert Wright, Wrico Holsteins
    Craig Connell, Wicketthorn Farms
        George MacNaughton, Dairy Farmers of Ontario

CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR A PREVIEW OF THE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
 
3:10 p.m.    Speak Your Mind! (open microphone session)

Admission $20.00 at the door

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