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Ontario Hay and Forage Cooperative (OHFC) Timothy Tour and Twilight Meeting at Dekkdale Farms

April 25, 2019 from 3pm to 8pm
Have you heard the buzz about growing Timothy for export?Join the OHFC for a tour of 5 Timothy fields - planted 5 different ways, and learn how you can jump on the hay wagon!A twilight meeting and BBQ will follow at County Line Custom Farming at 6pm.Additional details can be found on the website: ontariohay.ca See More
Apr 16
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Ontario Hay and Forage Cooperative AGM at Mohawk Inn

March 1, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
Join us to hear all of the work the Board of Directors has been doing on your behalf this year. Exciting updates and grower opportunities!!Click here to Register, or see the AgendaSee More
Feb 12
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Profitable Pastures 2019 at Mount Forest Community Hall

March 19, 2019 from 10am to 3:30pm
The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Profitable Pastures 2019.  This years’ theme is:  Pasture Management Above and Below the Ground.  The conference will be held in Mount Forest, at the Mount Forest Community Centre, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  Additionally, remote locations will be added.  Please watch our website for news on these remote locations.  Presentations are CEU…See More
Feb 7
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Forage Focus 2018 at Stratford Rotary Complex - Hall 1

September 20, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce our upcoming annual Forage Focus Conference 2018, For the first time, this conference will be held in Stratford, at the Stratford Rotary Complex on Thursday, December 6, 2018.The program begins with registration and trade show, from 9 - 10 am, and speakers until 3:30pm.  Presentations are CEU accredited.  The cost of this years’ conference is $40, and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch.The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2018 will be…See More
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Hay to Haylage - What Do I Need to Know? at Grey Ag Boardroom

December 9, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm
Have you ever considered feeding haylage to your horses, but don't know where to begin?  Join us for this informative afternoon to learn how to introduce haylage into your horse's diet!  Topics will include:Hay vs. Haylage, challenges & benefits - Christine O'Reilly, OMAFRA Forage/Grazier SpecialistVaccinations specific to feeding haylage - Markdale Veterinary ServicesDifferences from an equipment perspective - Maplelane Farm Service & Tubeline ManufacturingFeeding haylage panel - Hear…See More
Nov 30, 2017
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Hay Dryer Demo and Member Update at Dunlea Farms

September 25, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
The Ontario Hay and Forage Co-operative Inc. is hosting a Hay Dryer Demo and Member Update on September 25, 2017 from 10am – 3pm at Dunlea Farms, 400 Field Rd., Jerseyville, ON.  The key objective of the day is to update members about OHFC activities and market progress.  The second element of the day will provide information about the importance and value of proper hay drying techniques.  This element of the program will feature a live demonstration of an innovative new hay drying system.…See More
Sep 5, 2017
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Brian Bell announces retirement as local agricultural development advisor

Spending his whole career working in the agricultural sector has offered a working life that Brian Bell has certainly enjoyed. “My whole career has been spent working with those in the agricultural sector. Absolutely, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it,” stated Mr. Bell, the local agriculture development advisor, who earlier this week officially retired after 30 years with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). “The work has been varied and very much related to the agricultural development in the region.”

Governments coordinate against swine fever

North American agriculture leaders are coordinating plans to keep swine safe from a deadly disease in China and Europe. Dr. Jack Shere, chief veterinary officer and deputy administrator for Veterinary Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, delivered a joint statement on behalf of leaders in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that they were responding to the threat of African swine fever with more biosecurity, agreements to minimize damage to trade if the disease reaches North America, and public education about the potential harm from the disease. The statement followed a forum April 30-May 1 in Ottawa, Ontario, attended by representatives from 15 countries.

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