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
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.
Winter wheat harvest is winding down across the province and reported yields to date have ranged from 80-130 bu/ac which compares well to the five-year average yield of 82.7 bushels/ac, according to the latest provincial crop report.
The status of crops varies in the region with some areas not looking too bad while others are showing signs of moisture stress with growers reporting less than ½ inch of rainfall since the beginning of July.
Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.4 million to the Mirabel Agri-Food Research Center (CRAM) to help develop alternative approaches to pesticide use for Canadian fruit and vegetable greenhouse growers.