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Each winter Grey Ag Services offers courses of interest to producers and rural residents of Grey and Bruce Counties and beyond. Please find our January and February courses listed below.

The March and April courses, along with course details and registration information can be found on the Grey Ag website. Certified Crop Advisors will be able to obtain CEU credits for some of these courses.


If You Can’t See It, You Can’t Hit It – Directed Spraying In Corn

Presented by: Dr Jason Deveau, OMAFRA. Wednesday January 25th 12:00 - 1:00 pm, on Zoom.


Beekeeping Part Two

Presented by: Janine McGowan, owner of Our Bee Lab. Tuesday January 31st, 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Hybrid course: Attend in-person at Grey Ag Services or online through Zoom.


What's New in Agronomy?

Presented by: Deb Campbell from Agronomy Advantage and Carrie Davenport from Georgian View Ag Services Ltd. Wednesday February 1st, 1:30 - 4:30 pm. Hybrid course: Attend in-person at Grey Ag Services or online through Zoom.


Soil Fertility Workshop

Presented by: Colin Elgie, OMAFRA. Thursday February 2nd 1:00 - 3:00 pm, at Grey Ag Services.


Improving Biosecurity Concepts for Swine and Poultry

Presented by: Al Dam and Steve Beadle, OMAFRA. Monday February 6th 1:00 - 2:30 pm, on Zoom.


Social Media Tips for your Farm Marketing

Presented by: Kelly Ward, OMAFRA & panelists: Amy Kitchen, Sideroad Farm; Julie Higginson, Higginson Farms; RJ Taylor, Springhills Fish Farm. Wednesday February 15th 1:00 - 3:30 pm. Hybrid course: Attend in-person at Grey Ag Services or online through Zoom.


Family Farm Continuity: New Opportunities to Help You Start Today!

Presented by: Bryan Huck, BDO; and BDO A&A/Tax Partner TBD. Thursday February 16th 9:45 - 2:00 pm at Grey Ag Services.


Weed ID Workshop

Presented by: Kris McNaughton, U of G, Ridgetown College. Tuesday February 21st 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Grey Ag Services.and


Advanced Grazing Systems - Paddock Design Workshop

Presented by: Dean Cober, Cobercow Hay and Cattle. Monday February 27th 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Grey Ag Services.


Sheep Body Condition Scoring for Monitoring Feeding Programs

Presented by: Delma Kennedy, OMAFRA. Wednesday March 1st 7:00 - 8:30 pm at Grey Ag Services.


Get to Know Your Cow-Calf Business & Production Information

Presented by: James Byrne, John Molenhuis, and Steve Duff, all from OMAFRA. Thursday March 2nd 9:45 am - 2:45 pm at Grey Ag Services.


The Wild and Wonderful World of Vegetables

Presented by: Grey County Master Gardeners. Thursday March 2nd 7:00 - 9:00 pm, at Grey Ag Services.


Success with Pair Raising Calves

Presented by: Marlene Paibomesai and Tom Wright from OMAFRA. Tuesday March 7th 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Zoom.


Starting a Farm in Ontario

Presented by: Erich Weber, OMAFRA. 

Crops Night: Thursday March 16th,

Livestock Night: Thursday March 23rd, 

Direct to Consumer: Thursday March 30th.

Pick one or attend all. Each evening is from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, on Zoom. Networking session for all participants follows on Saturday April 15th at the Rocklyn Community Centre, 1:00 - 5:00 pm.


Elevate your Grain Storage Game

Presented by: James Dyck, OMAFRA. Wednesday March 22nd, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, on Zoom.


Learning the Costs on Ontario Dairy Goat Farms

Presented by: John Molenhuis and Marlene Paibomesai, from OMAFRA. Wednesday March 29th, 12:30 - 3:00 pm, on Zoom.


Accelerated Lambing – Critical Components for Making the System Work

Presented by: Delma Kennedy, OMAFRA, and panelists TBD. Wednesday April 5th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, on Zoom.


Feeding the Performance Horse

Presented by: Jessica McCoag, Purina. Wednesday April 12th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, at Grey Ag Services or online through Zoom.


2-day Intensive Food Preservation Workshop

Presented by: Martha Rogers, Master Food Preserver. Friday April 28th & Saturday April 29th, 8:45 am - 4:00 pm each day at the Rocklyn Community Centre ***Please note that the April course is full for this course, but we are accepting names on a waiting list for a possible second course offering.


For full course descriptions, please see our website: www.greyagservices.ca 

Or contact Grey Ag Services at: 519-986-3756, [email protected]yagservices.ca


source: media release, Grey Ag Services


 

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