Time: March 9, 2011 at 9am to March 11, 2011 at 6pm
Location: Western Fair Entertainment Centre
Street: 900 King Street
City/Town: London Ontario
Website or Map: http://www.westernfair.com/sh…
Phone: (800) 619-4629 or locally (519) 438-7203
Event Type: farm, show
Latest Activity: Mar 3, 2011
This year’s show is expanding to more than 220,000 square feet of exhibition space as we grow the show into the state-of-the-art Agriplex facility. See hundreds of products/services...talk to leading industry experts...take advantage of hands-on equipment demonstrations. There’s easy access to the Agriplex via the complimentary shuttle.
$10.00 Online or Advance
- Buy online or in advance at Guest Services (open 9am-9pm, 7 days a week)
$12.00 @ Door
Children 10 & Under are FREE, when accompanied by an adult.
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Farm Credit Canada Agriplex Auditorium Schedule
Wednesday, March 9
10:00 am | FCC Management Software Demo - Presenter Jeff Affleck, FCCExpand [+]
11:00 am | FCC Management Software Demo - Presenter Jeff Affleck, FCC
1:00 pm | Moe Agostino -Livestock and Grain Outlooks for 2011
Agostino brings to the Farm Show over 10 years experience in commodity trading and marketing. He is a Managing Commodity Strategist with Farms.com and is currently the head of their Risk Management Division. His primary areas of expertise include the feed, grain and livestock industries.
Agostino is an accomplished derivative trader who uses customized Price Risk Management Tools and Marketing Programs to assist clients in protecting themselves from the excesses and volatility in commodity price swings. In 2009 his division provided hands-on marketing advice on 2.5 million hogs and over 285,000 acres of crops. When he's not in the office, Agostino works co-operatively with a team to grow and market corn, soybeans and wheat produced on Farm.com's 2100-acre farm in Port Dover, Ontario.
Agostino is a highly sought-after speaker throughout North America and possesses considerable experience when it comes to explaining and sharing his knowledge on managing risk in today's agriculture markets.
Thursday, March 10th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Food Safety and Technology for Better Management
Food Safety and Technology for Better Management
FCC Management Software, in partnership with the Canadian Horticultural Council are planning a number of one day seminars across Canada featuring industry speakers who will provide an overview regarding the CanadaGAP program, food safety requirements and perspectives pertaining to the benefits of electronic record keeping.
Participants will hear from a CanadaGAP speaker about program requirements; an FCC Management Software representative about available tools to support implementation of CanadaGAP and to assist with record-keeping; and an independent industry speaker about customer expectations and the importance of good food safety practices on-farm. The target audience for these seminars includes fruit, berry, vegetable, potato, and greenhouse producers
1:00 pm | Moe Agostino-"Will Grain Prices Soar to New Record Highs in 2011?"
1:30 pm | Stephen Denys - "Corn hybrid technology trends- making refuge compliance simpler"
Stephen Denys has been involved in agriculture his entire life and in the industry for over 20 years since his graduation from the University of Guelph with a BSc. in Agriculture. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Windsor. During his career he has held senior sales and marketing positions in both the crop protection and seed sectors including his current position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing with PRIDE Seeds. Stephen is also active in agricultural trade and producer organizations. His goal is to ensure Canadian producers have equal and fair access to technologies that can increase yields or create sustainability for the industry. Currently he is Second Vice President with the