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2006 Regional / Provincial Events

January 16 - Oat & Barley Council of Ontario Annual Industry Conference 9 am-2 pm, Victoria Park East Golf Club, 1096 Victoria Road South, Guelph

January 16 - Ottawa Valley Seed Growers' Association Committee Meeting 10 am, Director's Meeting 11 am W.B. George Centre, Kemptville College, Kemptville, Lunch will be provided, Contact Mary Joynt 613-283-5971

January 16-17 - Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association Annual Meeting & Convention, Quality Hotel Parkway Convention Centre, St. Catharines, ON. Contact 519-763-6160 ext. 116

January 17 - 2006 Herd Management Conference 10:00 am Winchelsea Farms, Winchester Cost $35 Early Registration by January 10 or $45 after Contact DHI 1-800-549-4373 or visit

January 18 - Farm Succession Planning Pilot Course for Farm Advisors Cost $65 Contact Lee Davis 1-800-668-6284 ext 222 or Email or visit

January 21 - FarmSmart Agricultural Conference "Managing Risk for Success", Ontario Agricultural College, Rozanski Hall, University of Guelph 9 am – 4:30 pm Pre-register by January 17, Cost: Member OSCIA $50, Non-member $65 Contact AICC 1-877-424-1300, OMAFRA Vineland Station Resource Centre 905-562-1631 or visit

January 23 - Eastern Ontario Holstein District Council Meeting, Eastern Breeders Inc., Kemptville

January 23-24 - East-Central Holstein District Council Meeting, Millbrook

January 26 - Broker Certificate and the Prescribed Materials Application License, Land Application Broker Exam 9 am Kemptville OMAFRA Resource Centre & Brighton OMAFRA Resource centre To register to write exam contact OMAFRA Nutrient Management Information Line 1-866-242-4460

January 26-29 - Annual Organic Agriculture Conference "Living Organic – The Next 25 years", Guelph University Centre. For more details visit

January 27-28 - Jersey Ontario 60th Anniversary Annual Meeting. Bus tour 11:00 a.m. from Holiday Inn, Trenton, January 27. Meeting at Holiday Inn on January 28. Contact: Jennifer Vandermeulen at 613-475-2627 or Kerry Alexander, Jersey Ontario at 519-766-9980

January 30 - Provincial 4-H Leadership Camp application deadline. For camp March 11 to 16 in Port Sydney, Ontario. For 4-H members age 15 to 21 before January 1, 2006. Contact your local 4-H Association or visit the website at:

January 31 - Growing Your Opportunities Eastern Workshop 9 am – 3 pm Renfrew Inn, 760 Gibbons Road, Renfrew, $25 per person includes lunch. This workshop will provide farmers, farm business advisors, local economic development, municipal staff, local food processors and retailers with ideas, examples and resources to help accomplish their business goals. For more information contact Alastair Baird or Helen Giroux 613-735-0091 or 1-800-273-0183

February 2 - Agricultural Drip/Trickle Irrigation Workshop, "Making Good Choices to Save Money & Optimize System Performance", Kemptville, Parrish Hall, College of Agricultural Technology 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost $80 (includes manual & lunch). Contact: Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300

February 7-8 - OSCIA Annual Meeting, Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, Niagara Falls Visit

February 7-9 - Canadian International Farm Equipment Show, International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Toronto. Contact 1-888-689-3721 or visit



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