Expo 2018 – July 12, 2018

FarmSmart Expo Program – July 12th – Elora Research Station FarmSmart EXpo 2018

Mark your calendars now for FarmSmart Expo, Thursday July 12, 2018 at the Elora Research Station, 6182 2nd Line East, Ariss!

Decimal degrees: 43.641846, -80.403844

For FarmSmart Expo, all participants are split into small groups, which rotate around the various stations. Conversation and questions are encouraged. If you want to know something, ask!

Registration:  

OSCIA Members:  $90

Non-Members – $125 (includes of 1 year membership)

Students:  $45

On-line registration or call AICC to register at 1-877-424-1300

Timetable
8:30     Registration opens
9:10     Introductions
9:30     Start of first session
12:00   Lunch by Alma Ladies
4:00     Have a safe trip home

Sessions

Diagnosing Soil Problems with Adam Hayes, OMAFRA & Anne Verhallen, OMAFRA

New ICubed Water Jet Planter Demonstration with James Dyck, OMAFRA & Ben Rosser, OMAFRA

Update on Sulphur in Agriculture with John Lauzon, U of G & Jake Munroe, OMAFRA

Innovative ideas for growing Dry Beans with Peter Pauls, U of G & Meghan Moran, OMAFRA

Using Drag Hose Manure Application in Living Crops with Chris Brown, OMAFRA

Home-Brewed Gadgets to solve problems on the farm with John Van de Vegte, OMAFRA and Geoff Strang, Strang Farms, Exeter

Weed Control Strategies! With Mike Cowbrough, OMAFRA and Clarence Swanton, U of G

Soil Compaction Primer! Did we do the right things this spring? With Peter Johnson, Jeramel Farms and Alex Barrie, OMAFRA

Session details to follow.

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