2015 Show Features
Programming subject to change
NEW ONTARIO DAIRY GOAT CO-OP LIVE GOAT MILKING DEMO
- If you want to expand, diversify or start up a profitable farming business, consider milking goats. With plenty of room for growth, this emerging dairy industry provides a good opportunity for young farmers wanting to become dairy producers. ODGC is a leader in brokering raw goat milk in Canada, providing excellent quality goat milk to processors and profitability to its members. All profits from the ODGC go back to the farmers who produced the milk – farmers working for farmers. Come and learn more about the industry, see live goat milking and have your questions answered.
DAILY AT 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM IN THE EASTGEN DAIRY PRODUCER PAVILION
Sponsored by the Ontario Dairy Goat Co-Op (ODGC)
NEW TRACEABILITY & CATTLE HANDLING DEMO
- 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. Beef Farmers of Ontario and the OMAFRA Food Safety and Traceability Programs Branch will be on-hand to provide the latest information on the Beef Code of Practice and traceability programs and funding through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
DAILY AT 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM AT BRUSSELS AGRI SERVICES BOOTH, 8TH LANE
NEW LIVESTOCK PAVILION
- Exhibitors representing the beef, swine, poultry, sheep & goat industries will come together in the new Livestock Pavilion. Located in the heart of Livestock Central on 8th Lane, this Pavilion will be a one-stop destination for a range of livestock products and services. Don’t miss the BBQ lamb, sponsored by Trillium Lamb and being served at the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency exhibit from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM daily.
ONGOING DAILY ON 8TH LANE
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. Stop and climb their wall – they’re taking robotic milking to a higher level. Lely will demonstrate the Astronaut A4 Robotic Milking System and new for 2015, is the Lely Vector. This fully operational Automatic Feeding System will be mixing and distributing feed to the Lely herd throughout the entire show.
The DIC highlights the latest innovations in dairy production and is sponsored by Britespan Building Systems, Lely, DeLaval, ABC –Animal Bedding Company, Agrilight, B-W Feed & Seed, 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
GROBER YOUNG ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (GYADC)
- Each trial at the GYADC is uniquely designed, allowing us to test new products, refine our management recommendations and experiment with innovations in feeding and housing technology. 42 heifer calves and 32 kid doe goats will pass through the GYADC this summer as part of two ruminant nutritional and management trials. The Calf Rail by Förster Technik (Germany), which made its North American debut at the GYADC in 2013, will be running for a third year as an automated feeding system for individually housed calves.
ONGOING DAILY AT THE GROBER YOUNG ANIMAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
PASTURE GRAZING DEMO
- Whether cattle or sheep, there are key tips & tricks to using pasture grazing equipment successfully. Visit this interactive demo to see how your animals can benefit from a well-planned rotational grazing system.
DAILY AT 10:30am & 2:30pm PM ON NORTH MALL
Sponsored by: Gallagher Power Fencing, Brussels Agri-Services, Kane Vet, Canadian Cattlemen Magazine & OMAF
VIP Dairy Producers Brunch
- Dairy Day is Thursday September 17th! Invited dairy producers & their families are welcome to enjoy a complimentary breakfast sponsored by agricultural companies committed to Canada’s dairy sector. Breakfast is courtesy of Blythe Brae Farms, DuPont Pioneer, Farm Credit Canada, 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, Grandview Concrete Grooving, Masterfeeds, Ontario Dairy Farmer magazine, Progressive Dairy Operators, and Gay Lea Foods
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!