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January 2017

Farm Business Planning Program Day 3: Marketing and Sales Projections

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 9:15am

Are you looking for financing or funding? Are you interested in taking the next step to turn your farm business vision into a concrete business plan? Farms at Work is piloting a new program that will guide you through writing a farm business plan. You will have access to experts in every aspect of the business plan - including production, marketing, human resources, and financial statements. Work with a farm accountant who is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.

Getting Livestock Research Into Practice- CANCELLED by LRC

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (All day)

This meeting is a response to producer feedback noting that better communication is needed from government and industry to keep producers current on new livestock industry research. The workshop is hosted by the Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) and OMAFRA, who are looking for your input. Lunch is provided.

Please RSVP to Jean Howden jhowden@livestockresearch.ca or call 519-821-2960 ext 250 

Farm Business Planning Program Day 4: Human Resources and Cash Flow

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 9:30am

Are you looking for financing or funding? Are you interested in taking the next step to turn your farm business vision into a concrete business plan? Farms at Work is piloting a new program that will guide you through writing a farm business plan. You will have access to experts in every aspect of the business plan - including production, marketing, human resources, and financial statements. Work with a farm accountant who is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.

Guelph Organic Conference

Thursday, January 26, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, January 29, 2017 (All day)

Register now for early bird pricing which ends Jan. 10th at 5pm!

Agricultural Water Workshop -Dealing with Drought

Monday, January 30, 2017 (All day)

Did you experience water shortages or concerns about sufficient water during the 2016 drought?  These workshops will help to understand the water cycle, water taking options, ground-water/well considerations in dry periods, alternative watering systems as well as considerations for retaining surface water on your property.  There are two workshops.  One in Batawa (Jan 30th) and one in Fenelon Falls (Jan 31st). 

Agricultural Water Workshop -Dealing with Drought

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 (All day)

Did you experience water shortages or concerns about sufficient water during the 2016 drought?  These workshops will help to understand the water cycle, water taking options, ground-water/well considerations in dry periods, alternative watering systems as well as considerations for retaining surface water on your property. There are two workshops. One in Batawa (Jan 30th) and one in Fenelon Falls (Jan 31st). 

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