Interested parties are invited to join the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA) for its Thursday, November 27 breakfast meeting where the topic is "Nutrient Management and the Agri-Food Sector: Challenges and Opportunities”. The speaker, Jon Gingerich is the Manager, Agronomy Business for Cold Springs Farm Ltd.
The Agri-Food sector is one of the top 5 industries in Canada, representing 8.5% of GDP and employing more than one in 10 people. Cold Springs Farm Ltd. in Thamesford, Ontario is a vertically integrated agri-food company and the largest turkey producer in Canada. Cold Springs has been marketing composted turkey litter since 1996 and continues to look for innovative ways to capture the value in agricultural by-products. Learn about how developments such as the Nutrient Management Act and technological advances are presenting new challenges and opportunities to agri-food companies like Cold Springs Farm.
The breakfast meetings are held at the Lionhead Golf and Country Club (Mississauga Rd. north of 407 / Steeles Ave) from 7:30 9:15 AM. Cost for non members is $65.00. To register or for more information please call 416-429-7029