The Peterborough County Cattlemen & Victoria Beef Farmers will be hosting a certified calf sale on November 1st and a Calf & Yearling sale on November 15th. Both sales will be held at the Kawartha Lakes Community Sales Barn. Please read the attached document for the requirements to consign to the certified sale. For more information on how to consign to these sales, please contact any member of the sales committee.
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Join Farms at Work, and our partners, for an exciting two days of learning and networking at SustainAg: A Farmer2Farmer Tour & Workshop across East Central Ontario! This free in-person event will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 with a self-driven farm tour filled with stops throughout East Central Ontario and end with a hybrid (in-person and zoom) Inspiration to Action workshop Thursday, October 5th, 2023 from 5:30-7:30pm.
A great way to celebrate #OntAgWeek!
After you register you will be provided with a map of the scheduled farm tour locations welcoming you throughout the region.
- Tour of Victoria County Community Pasture (learn about rotational grazing)
- Join Green Economy Peterborough as we launch the Net-zero Farm Pilot Project (learn about climate change)
- Knowledge sharing with Cold Springs Organics (learn about a CSA market garden)
- Conversation and tour of a conservation easement (learn about stewardship)
- And More!
You can find more information and register here.
The catalogue for the Hereford Fall Round Up is available on line for viewing. The consignors have assembled an excellent set of Hereford cows, heifers & calves, as well as a Hereford bull. The Community Livestock Exchange(Hoard's Station) is conveniently located between Campbellford & Stirling.
On September 16th, Allan Bolton will be showcasing his beautifully restored tractors at his garage at 3993 County Road 32, Bolton's Corners. Click here for more info: https://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/peterborough/classic-tractor-collect…
Join OSCIA for a walking tour of Woodleigh Farms and learn about their integrated approach to improving soil health and building resilience. Click here for more info and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pasture-plot-walking-tour-tickets-687980878…
Quinte Compaction Day
Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
2141 Theatre Rd South, Cobourg, ON
- See how various equipment/configurations can have on compaction in wet and dry soil—Live demonstrations with The Ontario Compaction Team
- Interactive sessions on:
- How to choose the right tire
- What cover crops can do
- What a soil pit can tell you
- How to assess your soil
- Trade Show and Lunch
Awesome opportunity to learn how your equipment may be affecting your soils, and what you can do about it. Don’t miss out!
Advance ticket purchase deadline is August 31, 2023
$45 OSCIA members, $80 Non–members
Tickets purchased at the event gate
$75 OSCIA members, $100 Non–members
Register online at http://membership.ontariosoilcrop.org/event/quinte-compaction-day-2/
Information: Contact Jenn at 705-991-3909 or email@example.com
The Peterborough County Agricultural Wall of Fame Committee will be hosting their 2023 induction ceremony on Sunday August 20th at 2pm in the Agricultral Heritage Building at Lange Pioneer Village and Museum in Keene.
For more info click here: https://ptboagwall.com/outstanding-leaders-to-be-inducted-intopeterboro…
The Peterborough County Cattlemen Association are pleased to announce that Darling Insurance has joined as an Associate Member.
We welcome any business or organization to join as an Associate Member. If you wish to find out more information on how to become an associate member, please contact Patricia Leahy - Secretary, or any Director.
We are hitting the road! We are inviting you to join us on September 13th, for a 2 day/1 night bus trip to visit Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, Wallenstien Feed Mill, St. Jacobs and the Elora Research Station.
For the low cost of $250 per person, you get to leave the driving to someone else, entry to the Outdoor Farm show and visit all of these places of interest, enjoy Wednesday evening’s meal and your accommodation (double occupancy).
Your reservation will be confirmed, once the payment has been received. You can pay either by sending an etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or by cheque made payable to the Peterborough County Cattlemen’s Association and mail it to Patricia Leahy, 697 Douro 5th Line, Douro-Dummer K0L 2H0.
For more information please contact Jason McIntosh at 705-749-5259 or Paul McMahon at 705 -930-0879
6:30 AM – Leave Keene Rd CarPool Lot – Peterborough
7:00 AM – Leave Millbrook CarPool Lot
9:40 AM – Arrive at the Outdoor Farm Show
3:30 PM – Leave Outdoor Farm Show
4:45 PM – Arrive at Wallenstien Feed & Supply (no sandals allowed at Wallenstien’s, close toed shoes only)
Supper will be supplied by and held at Wallenstien’s
7:30 PM – Go to Hotel in St Jacobs
FREE TIME to visit St Jacobs market or the OLEX
12:30 PM – Leave Hotel parking Lot
1:00 PM – Arrive at the Elora Research Station
3:00 PM – Leave to come home
6:00 PM – Arrive home
Hurry, space is limited. Only 54 seats available. We are asking that you register to be on the bus, no later than Friday, September 1, 2023.