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March 2017

Adapting to Drought Workshop

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (All day)

Farmers, did you experience water shortages or concerns about your ability to supply your livestock or crops with sufficient water during the 2016 drought?
Plan to attend this workshop to understand water cycle, water taking options, ground-water/well considerations in dry periods, alternative watering systems, alternative feeding strategies when your feed supply is running low, farm stewardship incentives, and considerations for retaining surface water on your property.

Central Ontario Agricultural Conference

Friday, March 3, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, March 4, 2017 (All day)

This conference is organized by farmers for farmers, to provide farm business information, resources, and experts. Both days of the 2017 Conference are packed full of outstanding speakers, panelists, and agri-business exhibitors to inspire innovation and new ideas for your farm business. CEU credits for Certified Crop Advisors will be offered at COAC.

Presentation on Garlic Pest Research

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 1:30pm

Learn about the outcomes of a 3-year community-based research project--a collaboration between the Haliburton County Garlic Growers Association, Haliburton County Farmers' Market, and U-links.  For more information and to register visit www.eventbrite.ca/e/gar

Aquaculture Workshop

Monday, March 6, 2017 (All day)

ONE-DAY WORKSHOP WILL INCLUDE: LUNCH; PRESENTATIONS FROM GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY; AS WELL AS ALL DOCUMENTATION. COST : $75.00 PER PERSON (66.37 + 8.63 HST). REGISTRATION VIA EVENTBRITE AT: https://aquaculture-aquaponics-mar6-registration.eventbrite.ca.

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East Central Farm Show

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, March 9, 2017 (All day)

$5/person admission, OSCIA members are free
Wednesday March 8th, 9:30 am to 9 pm
Thursday March 9th, 9:30 am to 4 pm

12th Annual Seedy Sunday Peterborough

Sunday, March 12, 2017 (All day)

Seedy Sunday is the perfect place to get inspired for spring. Come out to get all the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to get growing this season. There will be an incredible diversity of vegetables, flowers, and herbs available for sale, as well as several community groups showcasing the great work they do, informative hands-on workshops and the ever popular Seed Exchange Area where you can trade seed with other gardeners & learn more about seed saving.

Friends' Speaker Series: Thoughts on Farming (A Panel Discussion)

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am

WITH DOURO-DUMMER FARMERS

  • KEY THINGS TO KNOW & GETTING STARTED
  • MARKET GARDENS, HOBBY FARMS, ORGANIC FARMING
  • POULTRY, LARGE AND SMALL ANIMALS
  • GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS
     

Call 705-652-8599 to reserve your seat. Seating is limited.

Coffee and desserts are available courtesy of the Friends’ group of volunteers.

Pay by donation. Please support your library.

Soil Health Workshop - Bethany, Ontario

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (All day)

Soil Health Workshops coming up next week!

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association is hosting a Soil Health Workshop on March 22nd in Bethany. Learn about Soil Health for Productivity and hear from OMAFRA Soil Specialists, Guest Speakers, and a farmer panel discussion. For more information follow the link below!

Soil Health Workshop - Batawa, Ontario

Friday, March 24, 2017 (All day)

Soil Health Workshops coming up next week!

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association is hosting a Soil Health Workshop in Batawa. Learn about Soil Health for Productivity and hear from OMAFRA Soil Specialists, Guest Speakers, and a farmer panel discussion. For more information follow the links below!

2017 Farmland Forum-The Future of Farming and Farmland Protection in Ontario

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 8:30am

Topics include Protecting Farmland in Ontario from a National Perspective, Shifting Farmland Ownership & the Future of Farming in Ontario.

For more information and to register visit ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/get-involved/events/annual-farmland-forum/2017-farmland-forum/

Or contact Krista at 519-824-4120 x 52654 or info@ontariofarmlandtrust.ca

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