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Jun 30 2015

Local Pork Producers Wanted for University of Guelph Research


University of Guelph grad student Katie MacDonald is looking to interview pork producers in Bruce, Huron and Middlesex counties.

See full details here: Pork Producer Recruitment Call

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Jun 30 2015

Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence Nomination Deadline Extended to July 15

DEADLINE EXTENDED until JULY 15th for the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence. Nominate an Organization, Business or Individual today!

The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence celebrate industry success and recognize those who have made significant contributions to tourism in Ontario. Jointly presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, and the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, the awards are divided into three respective categories: the Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence, the Tourism Marketing and Travel Media Awards of Excellence, and the Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence.

Culinary award categories include:

  • Ontario Culinary Tourism Leadership Award
  • Ontario Culinary Tourism Experience Award
  • Ontario Culinary Tourism Event of the Year

The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence are presented at the 11th Annual Ontario Tourism Summit, held at the Westin Prince Toronto, November 9-10. Details Available At: www.ontariotourismsummit.com/tourismsummitnominations

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Jun 30 2015

Save the Date: Soil Health Day in Cambridge, August 14


You are invited to attend Soil Health Day: 
Friday, August 14, 2015 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, - Cruickston Park Farm - 1000 Blair Road, Cambridge, ON

Learn the principles and hear ‘how to’ success stories from experts and farmers, Dr. Christine Jones, Lucas Criswell, Gerard Troisi, Sarah Troisi, Jeff Rasawehr, Tim Prior and Ruth Knight. Topics include:

  • regenerating soil fertility and improving productivity
  • integrating cover crops into no-till systems
  • selecting cover crops for different responses
  • seeding into green cover crop residue & pasture
  • terminate cover crops
  • grazing equipment essentials
  • new soil testing techniques and what they tell you about biology

Dr. Christine Jones is an internationally renowned groundcover and soils ecologist working with landholders to implement regenerative practices to restore soil health and improve farm profit.

Visit www.soilregenerationfarming.ca or call Ruth Knight at 519-392-7036 if you would like additional information.

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Jun 29 2015

Miller Agricultural Endowment Fund Created to Provide Bursary for Students in Grey & Bruce


Larry Miller and Wife Darlene Miller will honour their 40th Wedding Anniversary with the creation of a new Student Bursary Fund for Agricultural Studies. The bursary will be available in perpetuity to students in Grey and Bruce Counties who pursue post-secondary university, college or apprenticeship studies in Agriculture or Agri-Food.

Read the full details on the Community Foundation  Grey Bruce website.

 

 

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