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OMAFRA Report

A weekly report prepared by the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). If you require further information, regarding this report, call the Elora Resource Centre at 519-846-0941. Office hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm. For technical information, call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFRA website: www.ontario.ca/omafra.

SHAKESPEARE SWINE SEMINAR

The annual Shakespeare Swine Seminar for producers and allied industry personnel will be held at the Shakespeare Community Centre on Sept. 13 in Shakespeare.  

Sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Ontario Pork, this year’s seminar focuses on topics of current and practical interest to swine producers.  

Topics covered include techniques for raising low viability pigs, on-farm evaluations of semen quality, finding common ground in swine transportation, alternative methods of piglet euthanasia, and more.  

Theis Hansen of Danbred International is the featured speaker.

His presentations include feeding and housing prolific sows in gestation without individual sow feeding and management tips from Danish swine producers.

The full program can be found at: http://bit.ly/2xrzgyd.

Registration begins at 4pm with presentations starting at 4:30pm.

A barbecued pork supper is provided and the meeting concludes at 9 pm.

The cost is $30 if pre-registered and $20 for additional people from the same farm. Registration is $40 at the door.  

To pre-register, please contact the Agricultural Information Contact the centre at 1-877-424-1300 or e-mail ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca.

Coming events

Sept. 8 to 9 - Aberfoyle Fair (Aberfoyle Agricultural Society). For more information, call Dorothy Grasett at 519-265-4815, email dgrasett@rogers.com or visit aberfoyleagriculturalsociety.com.

Sept. 8 to 10 - Arthur Fair (Arthur Agricultural Society). For more information, call Jenny Bodz at 519-362-0597, email arthurfallfair@gmail.com or visit arthurfallfair.com.

Sept. 7 to 10 - Cambridge Fair (South Waterloo Agricultural Society). For more information, please call  Chris Chapelle at 519-267-2267, email cambridgefallfair@hotmail.com or visit cambridgefallfair.com.

Sept. 15 to 17 - Fergus Fall Fair (Fergus Agricultural Society). For more information, call Wendy Whittaker at 519-856-9621 or 519-843-2800 (fair weekend only), email info@fergusfallfair.ca or visit fergusfallfair.ca.

Sept. 15 to 17 - Harriston-Minto Fair (Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society). For more information, call Laverne Stinson at 519-338-5566, email info@harristonmintofair.ca or visit harristonmintofair.ca.

Sept. 19 to 23 - International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. For more information, call 519-767-2928, email admin@plowingmatch.org or visit plowingmatch.org.

September 8, 2017

 
 

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