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.
Growers were able to resume or begin planting strawberries this week. Green fruit can be found in day-neutral fields in early areas and the fields are looking good. June-bearing strawberries continue to move along slowly. Buds are emerging and extending from the crown -pushing harvest to late June for these fields. Row-covered June bearing fields are looking good and bloom is present.
Thank you to BASF for sponsoring breakfast. The next meeting will be June 4th at 7:30 am. If there are any suggestions on edits required to the minutes herein, how to improve the meeting, or topics to discuss if you cannot attend, please let Ian McDonald know.
President Donald Trump says he has enough Democratic support to ratify the new North American free-trade pact despite his feud with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Democrat who controls the agenda in the House of Representatives.
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau toured the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Montreal in St. Hyacinthe, where she announced an investment of up to $8.24 million to the Canadian Poultry Research Council under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, AgriScience Program Clusters.