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Ontario Forage Focus 2012

It's time for Forage Focus Conference 2012!  This years’ theme is:  “Managing Profitable Forages Now and for the Future”.  The conference will be held in Winchester on Tuesday, November 27that the Winchester Community Centre, and in Shakespeare on Wednesday, November 28that the Shakespeare Optimist Hall.

This years’ keynote speaker is Dr. Michael Hutjens from the University of Illinois.  Dr. Hutjens will be speaking on two topics  “The Role of Forages for a Profitable Operation”, and “Lessons Learned from a Challenging Season”.  Dr. Hutjens has won awards from the Illinois Milk Producers, Holstein Association and the University, but he is also very active in all forms of media.  You can watch him on YouTube, iTunes, Webinar, catch his blog on, read his articles in Hoard’s Dairyman, and on Googlebooks, and even watch his presentations online.  The Ontario Forage Council welcomes Dr. Hutjens to Ontario, an enthusiastic speaker with information that you can put to use immediately.

Joel Bagg (Forage Specialist, OMAFRA) will speak about "Coping with Forage Challenges of 2012", as well as a representative from Agricorp to present "Forage Production Insurance Now and in the Future".

Sponsorship and tradeshow opportunities are still available for both locations of this conference, but don't hesitate, spaces are filling quickly!

Please follow the link below to view the 2012 Forage Focus brochure: Forage Focus 2012

Source: OntarioForageCouncil