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Looking for a Dynamic Speaker to Speak About Stray Voltage on Dairy Farms

We are planning GBFW 2014 in Elmwood next January.  As part of our Dairy Day Program we would like to have a dynamic speaker to address the topic of Stray Voltage on Ontario Dairy Farms - Prevalence, Causes, Symptoms and Solutions.  Anyone have any ideas for great Speakers for this subject matter?  I appreciate your help!  (Dairy Day will be January 10, 2014.)

Lorie

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AmandaBrodhagenMay 08, 6:42pm via Twitter for iPhone

@OntAg David Collins (not too sure if I got the spelling correct)...but he is from the Ripley area.


Thanks Amanda.  I will check that lead out.  Very much appreciated!!  Farm and Food Care has given me some leads as well.  Social media is wonderful!

Lorie


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AmandaBrodhagenMay 08, 6:42pm via Twitter for iPhone

@OntAg David Collins (not too sure if I got the spelling correct)...but he is from the Ripley area.

Adam Shea
@FarmingForYou
@OntAg Magda Havis from peterborough area. Best way to contact is probably through Trent U. Worked on stray voltage with some dairy farmers

Thanks Adam.  I will check this lead out. 

Have a great day!

Lorie

-do U have the speaker firmed up yet?

-if not; please contact me via email as I know of a new group affiliated with the college of Agriculture at the university of Guelph who are involved in studying solutions for ON Dairy farm stray voltage issues that may be a great fit for this venue

-yolanda7@gmail.com

Hi Yolanda. 

Thanks so much for your response.  We do have two speakers coming on Dairy Day - Jan 10th to speak to this subject matter.  They are Brent Royce and Lorne Lantz.  They were referred to us by Farm and Food Care.  Thanks so much though!!

Lorie

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