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Corie Arbuckle 
Canadian Forage & Grassland Association 

You're invited to the

Canadian Forage & Grassland Association Conference and Optional Tour

'Innovation in the forage & grassland sector'

December 10 - 12th, Toronto, Ontario

at the Radisson Plaza Mississauga Toronto Airport HOTEL Hotel

We've got an action packed 3 days planned beginning with an optional tour of businesses on December 10th (race horse, seed, holstein, hay exporters) followed by a two day conference focusing on Innovation in the Forage & Grassland Sector.

Some of the topics and speakers are:

  • A dynamic futuristic forage and grassland industry – Fuelled by innovation,        Dr. Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin, Dr. Ralph Martin, Professor and Loblaw Chair Sustainable Food Production, University of Guelph
  • Top notch dairy and beef producers illustrating how they maximize production and profitability through innovation,                                                                                 Steve Eby, Beef Producer, Evert Veldhuizen, Dairy Producer
  • Futuristic look at forage and grazing research in the dairy and beef sectors
  • “Getting ready to export your forage products” including where the markets are, product type, how to access these markets and how to minimize risk,                     Ed Shaw, IQ Forage – Carstairs, Alberta, Marc Lavoie, Macay Enterprises, Peace River, Alberta
  • Optimum production and quality through equipment innovation and managing moisture at harvest for high quality hay,                                                                  MacDon Industries, Jeff Roberts, Harvest Tech Inc.
  • Increasing competitiveness and sustainability through innovation in the utilization of forages,                                                                                                                  Nick Betts, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement

Plus a host of other topics such as market initiatives - U.S. and overseas, making forages work in the beef and dairy sector and research that is now underway in the forage and grassland sector. 

LEADERSHIP AWARD - we are pleased to recognize an individual or group at our Conference. For nomination forms and info click here. As well we have a sponsorship opportunity for this. Showcase your company and recognize our winner - contact Peg Strankman

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Sponsorship Opportunities are available. View our Sponsorship Categories

No refunds available.


Monday December 10, 2012 (optional tour) at 8:00 AM EST to 5 p.m. Conference Tuesday, Dec 11th to Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Call  (905) 364-9999 to make your room reservations and mention the Canadian Forage & Grassland Association or CFGA.

The rate is $139.00 plus tax (all rooms are suites).

Radisson Plaza Mississauga Toronto Airport HOTEL Hotel

175 Derry Road East
Toronto, ON L5T 2Z7

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