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Grey County is home to exceptional innovation in agriculture, food, and rural entrepreneurship. We work with leaders at home and abroad to make sure we're delivering the tools that our communities and businesses need to succeed. That's why we're shining a spotlight on creative technological innovation in agriculture with a new event you won't want to miss: 

Ag 4.0: The Next Big Thing is a two-day Summit and Innovation Tour that will provide opportunities for producers to learn from fellow agricultural innovators and technology leaders, as well as create an environment where agricultural and food producers can connect and problem-solve with professionals from the creative and technological fields.

Registration for this great event is now open. Register today and be part of leading the rural renaissance.

Click here to register.

For more information about Ag 4.0 and the Connected County Initiative, visit www.grey.ca/smart or contact Ashleigh Weeden, Project Lead - Connected County Initiative at ashleigh.weeden@grey.ca or 519-372-0219 ext. 1255.

For more information about Grey County's work supporting local food initiatives,
please contact Philly Markowitz, Economic Development Officer - Local Food, at philly.markowitz@grey.ca or 519-376-3365 ext. 6125.

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