Forage Focus will be live streamed to a number of remote locations in the northern and eastern parts of the province including Cochrane, Emo, Earlton and as far east as Moncton, NB. Those interested in hosting a remote location can find details on the OFC website: http://www.ontarioforagecouncil.com/programs/forage-focus, or contact Patricia at 877-892-8663.
The program begins with registration and trade show, from 9 - 10 am, and speakers until 3:00pm. Presentations are CEU accredited. The cost of this years’ conference is $50 and includes conference proceedings and a hot lunch.
The keynote speaker at Forage Focus 2019 will be Joe Lawrence. Joe serves as Dairy Forage Systems Specialist with the Cornell PRO-DAIRY team. He has been involved in the northeast dairy industry his entire life, growing up on a farm in Northern NY and working as an Extension Educator and private sector Crop Advisor prior to his current role. His work has a strong focus on a whole farm approach to forage management.
Additional speakers will include; Christine O’Reilly and Alex Barrie from OMAFRA, an award-winning forage producer (TBA), and more!
Registration deadline is December 3, 2019. Registrations will be accepted at the door but may not include the hot lunch.