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Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2017

We are in the midst of planning GBFW17.  It will run from Jan 4th to Jan 10th.  Beef Day will start us off and then the days will be Dairy, Goat, Sheep, Horse, Ecological and Crops.  GBFW takes place…Continue

Started May 9, 2016

Looking for Panelists For a Precision Ag Panel for #GBFW15

We are in the process of planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015 to be held in the Elmwood Community Centre in January.  Crops Day will be held on Tuesday Jan 13th.  We are planning to have a…Continue

Tags: #GBFW15, conference, speakers

Started Sep 8, 2014

Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
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We are currently in the process of planning #GBFW15.  This will occur Jan 7-13th 2015.  This is a 7 day Ag Conference that takes place in Elmwood, Ontario.  This will be our 49th year!  We have a…Continue

Tags: Conference, Ag

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Nov 3, 2014.

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

Tags: Stray Voltage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Dec 2, 2013.

 

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Farm Implements on the Roadway RESCHEDULED at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

February 20, 2019 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Each year we hear of a number of traffic incidents involving farm equipment.  This course, facilitated by Brian Welsh of MTO, and Constable James Hunter, will provide an overview of the key requirements for farm vehicles (tractors, combines, towed implements) driven on the roadway. The Rules of the Road will also be discussed in detail.  There will be an extensive opportunity for questions. Registration is required please see attached poster or…See More
Feb 13
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A Focus on Replacement Heifers and/or Sheep Paddock Design for Rotational Grazing at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

March 13, 2019 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
RESCHEDULED from January 30Planning for the Future:A Focus on Replacement HeifersThis short course explores key considerations for selecting and managing replacement heifers and setting them up for a successful first calving.  Topics will include: replacement heifer selection criteria; economic aspects of replacement heifer rearing; and body condition and feeding considerations. Facilitated by Beef Cattle Specialists at OMAFRA—Megan Van Schaik, and James Byrne.And/OrBeef & Sheep Paddock…See More
Feb 5
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Sheep Body Condition Scoring at 206 Toronto St. S., Markdale lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

February 11, 2019 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
RESCHEDULED from January 28Learn a simple body condition score technique that will help you make decisions to improve sheep health and farm profitability.  Using body condition scoring on your farm can improve lamb survival, litter size and lamb weights as well as increasing ewe longevity. Facilitated by Delma Kennedy, Sheep Specialist, OMAFRA, and Marlene Paibomesai, Dairy Specialist, OMAFRA Registration is required, see attached course poster or go to…See More
Feb 5
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An Evening with the Beekeeper - all things bees, beekeeping and honey at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

March 7, 2019 from 7pm to 9:30pm
RESCHEDULED from January 31Join us for a Q&A discussion on any and all related topics of interest. Hugh Simpson, Grey County Commercial Beekeeper Osprey Bluffs Honey Co., will bring his experience to lead an informative and interactive session designed to cover the subjects of most interest to you.Registration is required, see attached course poster or go to www.greyagservices.caSee More
Feb 5
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Raising Amazing Chicks: The First Seven Days at Grey Ag Services, Lower level of Grey Gables, rear entrance

March 25, 2019 from 7pm to 9:30pm
This course is co-sponsored by Grey Ag Services and Jones Feed Mills Ltd.  The facilitator for this course is Dr Scott Gillingham. Dr Scott has traveled the globe teaching farmers and corporations how to solve the biggest challenges of the world’s fastest growing source of protein. Dr. Scott created iChicken to bring his vast experience of both commercial farming and personal farm to fork living to Backyard Farmers everywhere. The first seven days of a chick’s life can make or break your…See More
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Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2019 at Elmwood Community Centre

January 3, 2019 to January 9, 2019
GBFW is a 7 day agricultural conference featuring a program dedicated to each of the major commodity groups in Grey and Bruce counties and beyond.There are usually approximately 55 speakers from across the province, other provinces and the U.S.  Each day includes a producer panel where producers can learn from their peers.*Please Note GBFW19 will have a day order change*Dairy Day, Thursday Jan 3, 2019Goat Day Friday Jan 4, 2019Sheep Day Saturday Jan 5, 2019 Horse Day Sunday Jan 6, 2019Beef Day…See More
Oct 2, 2018
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Livestock Day Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin at Elmwood Community Centre

October 30, 2017 from 10am to 3:15pm
The Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Committee is excited to present a Livestock Day featuring Dr. Temple Grandin.Dr. Grandin is a Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. She has been a pioneer in improving the handling and welfare of farm animals. She is a prominent author and speaker on animal behavior. Grandin was honored as one of "Time" magazine's most influential people in 2010 and has authored more than 400 articles in both scientific journals and livestock periodicals on…See More
Oct 2, 2017
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Dec 15, 2014
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Dec 11, 2014
Grey Bruce Farmers' Week replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Thanks Sharon.  We have touched on this topic on and off.  I will keep your name on file as a potential speaker.  Thank you!! Lorie"
Nov 3, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte is attending Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's event
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Oct 31, 2014
Sharon Courtepatte replied to Grey Bruce Farmers' Week's discussion Need Help Planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015
"Any interest in discussing farmers insurance? Am a Registered Insurance Broker over 25 yrs specializing in farm & agri-business."
Oct 31, 2014
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Grey Bruce Farmer's Week at Elmwood Community Centre

January 7, 2015 at 9am to January 13, 2015 at 4pm
Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week (GBFW) 2015 is a 7 day Agricultural Conference packed with a most impressive and informative line-up of speakers! It will run from  January 7th to January 13th.Panels include:On Beef Day, many of the presenters from the day’s program will review How to Drive Profitability.On Dairy Day, three producers will share their perspective on Bedding Options.On Goat Day, one dairy goat producer, and one meat goat producer will share a Virtual Farm Tour.On Sheep Day, three sheep…See More
Oct 15, 2014
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Looking for Panelists For a Precision Ag Panel for #GBFW15

We are in the process of planning Grey Bruce Farmers' Week 2015 to be held in the Elmwood Community Centre in January.  Crops Day will be held on Tuesday Jan 13th.  We are planning to have a Precision Ag Panel.  I am looking for suggestions of producers who would be able to speak to Precision Agriculture.  Ideally it would be nice if they were from Grey Bruce, but producers from other counties are welcome!  Thanks in advance for your assistance.Lorie SmithSee More
Sep 8, 2014

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Sorry for any SPAM message! The sender has been removed. In order for ease of use of the site we let people post before they are approved. Hopefully we won't have to be stricter on our Ontario Ag Community website.

Thanks for posting the events.

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