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Southwest Agricultural Conference

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Southwest Agricultural Conference

Time: January 6, 2015 to January 7, 2015
Location: University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
Website or Map: http://www.southwestagconfere…
Event Type: agricultural, conference
Organized By: University of Guelph
Latest Activity: Nov 7, 2014

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SOUTHWEST AGRICULTURAL CONFERENCE

Tuesday, January 6th & Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

We are currently wworking at completing our Speaker and Session listings and will post to website when confirmed

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Registration

Registration will open November 3, 2014 and will close December 22, 2014.  Please remember that there will be NO DOOR registration at the 2015 Conference, so register early to avoid disappointment. Register by mail, phone, fax or use our 24 hour - Online registration all opening November 3, 2014 
Watch the November 18th issue of the Ontario Farmer for your copy of the 2015 Southwest Conference Brochure or watch the website for the session brochure.

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