Demos & Events

See a variety of demonstrations, participate in test drives and see new technology in action. Scroll for large scale field demo details, crop plot information, livestock programming and other exciting features.


Event Schedule

Detailed schedule coming soon!


Field Demos

NEW! TILLAGE DEMONSTRATION: CULTIVATORS

Leave residue cover on the field over winter, just like they know the value of some tillage in the spring. In this year’s Tillage Demonstration, participants will make a seedbed in corn stalks that have 40% residue cover using a cultivator. See the newest innovation in cultivators.

DAILY AT 12:30 PM IN THE SOUTHWEST DEMO FIELD


NEW! FORAGE DEMONSTRATION: ROUND BALERS

To make good forage feed, you must be able to bale quickly and efficiently. Whether for a hay market or your own feed, quality forage is a must. Check out what’s new in big bale technology from several manufacturers.

DAILY AT 1:30 PM IN THE SOUTHWEST DEMO FIELD


Crop Plots & Features


Seed and crop plots

SEED AND CROP INPUT PLOTS

See the most comprehensive display of new seed and crop technology impacting corn and soybean varieties, with many demonstrating the newest biotech and gene-stacking technology. See and compare crop inputs plots under real field conditions from PRIDE Seeds, Dow Seeds, Horizon Seeds, DuPont Pioneer, Sevita International, Country Farm Seeds, DEKALB Brand Seeds/Monsanto, Maizex Seeds, Dow AgroSciences, Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, Elite Agromart Seeds and Alpine. See what each company in showcasing in their plot.

 

Seed and Crop Input Plot Report – Coming Soon!


Dekalb Seed

CLIMATE FIELDVIEW™ AND DEKALB® PRESENT: DATA DRIVEN FARMING DEMO

Climate FieldView is the first integrated support tool that helps you protect yields and optimize inputs through seamless data flow and visualization. The DEKALB® seed brand provides the leading combination of high performing products, innovative technology, and agronomic knowledge. Together, Climate FieldView and the DEKALB brand will be hosting demonstrations that will allow farmers to learn more about getting their data in one place and using it to make more informed operating decisions on their farm with their DEKALB seed.

SIGN UP FOR ONE OF 3 DAILY DEMOS AT THE MONSANTO SITE ON 1ST LANE.


Monsanto

 

MONSANTO - INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT SUCCESS ON YOUR FARM

Monsanto is committed to providing solutions that enable farmers to produce more crops while conserving more of the natural resources that are essential to their success. Visit the Monsanto/DEKALB® site to learn more about weed control and tank mixing with Monsanto Crop Management Solutions®, biological seed treatments with Monsanto BioAg®, biotech traits like the Roundup Ready® Xtend Crop System, data flow and visualization with Climate FieldView™, and the new 2018 DEKALB seed brand product lineup for corn & soybeans.

ONGOING DAILY ON 1ST LANE


“WHERE CROP FARMERS MEET” VIP BREAKFAST

Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association members are invited to start their day off right, with a complimentary breakfast courtesy of Sylvite AgriServices. Breakfast sandwiches and drinks will be served from 8:30am to 10:00am each day of the Show. For more information, please contact your local secretary/treasurer or Cathy Dibble at 519-463-9737.

DAILY FROM 8:30 AM TO 10:00 AM AT THE OSCIA EXHIBIT ON 6TH LANE


Livestock Demonstrations

FCC Livestock Central is home to exhibits and features spanning dairy, beef, sheep and more. From the large herd operator to those who casually keep livestock, visit Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show for the latest in feed, equipment, handling techniques and supplies.


Dairy innovation centre

BRITESPAN DAIRY INNOVATION CENTRE (DIC)

Catch the latest dairy technology up close and in action at the DIC. Come see DeLaval’s integrated robotic solutions including robotic milking, automated feeding, cow health monitoring and body condition scoring camera.

The DIC highlights the latest innovations in dairy production and is sponsored by BriteSpan Building Systems, Lely, DeLaval, Agrilight, Shur-Gain, Faromor, FCC, Kubota, Dow Seeds, Norwell Dairy Systems, Ontario Dairy Farmer magazine, Promat, Stubbe’s Precast, Supreme Mixer/Brodie Ag & Walker Dairy.

ONGOING DAILY IN FCC LIVESTOCK CENTRAL 

Featuring Lely & DeLaval 


TRACEABILITY & CATTLE HANDLING DEMO

TWO TRACEABILITY & CATTLE HANDLING DEMOS

1) Arrow Cattle Handling System

Traceability and safe, effective cattle handling are two important issues for all cattle operators. Brussels Agri Services will demonstrate the Arrow Cattle Handling System and the benefits of the Gallagher TSI and HR5.

DAILY AT 10:00 AM & 2:30 PM AT BRUSSELS AGRI SERVICES EXHIBIT ON EXHIBIT ON 8th LANE

2) Hi-Hog Cattle Handling System

An ongoing tradition at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show is the Hi-Hog Cattle Handling Demonstration. With the assistance of live cattle, these sessions walk farmers through the features of the Hi-Hog cattle handling equipment step by step.

DAILY AT 10:30 AM & 2:00PM AT THE DAVON SALES EXHIBIT ON NORTH MALL


Grober Centre

GROBER YOUNG ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (GYADC)

This summer will prove to be an exciting time at the GYADC with the arrival of 60 lambs and 100 calves…it’s a busy place. We’ve modified the layout to the GYADC and are conducting a number of trials on calf management styles, lamb and calf nutrition. In addition, we’ve included the Calf Rail by Förster Technik (Germany) to feed our individually housed calves this summer. The trials held at the GYADC each year have allowed Grober Nutrition to test new products, refine management recommendations and experiment with innovations in feeding and housing technology. Grober will exhibit lambs and calves, showcase trial results and demonstrate the Calf Rail during this year’s farm show. Come check us out.

ONGOING DAILY AT THE GROBER YOUNG ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE IN FCC LIVESTOCK CENTRAL


VIP dairy producers brunch

VIP DAIRY PRODUCERS BRUNCH

Dairy Day is Thursday September 14th! Invited dairy producers & their families are welcome to enjoy a complimentary breakfast sponsored by agricultural companies committed to Canada’s dairy sector. Brunch is courtesy of Blythe Brae Farms, DuPont Pioneer, Farm Credit Canada, GEA, Grandview Concrete Grooving, Masterfeeds, Ontario Dairy Farmer magazine, Progressive Dairy Operators and milk provider Gay Lea Foods.

INVITE ONLY – THURS. AT 8:30 AM IN THE SPECIAL EVENTS TENT

SPONSORED BY BLYTHE BRAE FARMS, DUPONT PIONEER, FARM CREDIT CANADA, GEA, GRANDVIEW CONCRETE GROOVING, MASTERFEEDS, ONTARIO DAIRY FARMER MAGAZINE, PROGRESSIVE DAIRY OPERATORS AND GAY LEA FOODS  

 


Other Features

NEW! TELEHANDLER RIDE 'N' DRIVE

Get in the driver’s seat to test the mobility, compare multiple attachments and see different boom sizes during the Telehandler Ride ‘N’ Drive. Drive different makes and models to judge which of these versatile machines is the best fit for your operation.

DAILY FROM 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM behind the Dairy Innovation Centre


SPRAYER CLINIC

Details coming soon!


NEW BENEFITS WITH THE FCC YOUNG FARMER LOAN

If you’re 39 or under, you could qualify for up to $1 million to purchase a farm or other business-related assets. New for 2017, you can take advantage of reduced down payment requirements, and don’t pay a cent in loan processing fees. Visit our booth to learn more.


New fuels trucks expo

NEW FUELS/NEW TRUCKS EXPO

Many are seeking alternative fuels to reduce their reliance on traditional fossil fuels. Using compressed natural gas or biogas in your farm vehicles is not only more environmntally-friendly, it could improve your bottom line. A range of transportation options using renewable energy technology will be on display with a focus on larger, heavy-duty vehicles.

ONGOING DAILY AT THE CANADIAN ENERGY EXPO

SPONSORED BY FAROMOR CNG 


Woodlot expo

WOODLOT EXPO

Many farm owners manage woodlots in addition to crops & livestock. The professionals to guide attendees in proper management & equipment can be found in this popular expo on South Mall. Full of action, come see ongoing demos featuring sawmills, chain saws, wood splitters & related equipment.

ONGOING DAILY AT SOUTH MALL & 5TH LANE

SPONSORED BY B. KROPF FORESTRY SERVICES 


Produce launches

DOZENS OF PRODUCT LAUNCHES & MUCH MORE!

Shh! It's too soon for Canada's Outdoor Farm Show to announce the dozens of new products today, but stay tuned for the list of new agricultural equipment that is making its Canadian debut in September!