Date: Oct. 13, 2015
Location: Simcoe, ON
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OIA Niagara Branch Tour - October 2015
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015
Location: Schuyler Farms (383 Concession 14 Townsend, Simcoe MAP)
Brett Schuyler, P.Ag., is a member of the Niagara Branch and manages a huge family farm involving apples, vegetables, cash crops and sheep.
We will see:
- overview of orchards with sheep grazing in orchard;
- apple harvesting (note that there was a frost this year which significantly reduced the crop);
- agronomic crop production; and
- on-farm grain elevator
Time: Gathering: 3:00 pm to pool rides from designated locations
Tour: 4:30 pm at Schuyler Farms
Dinner: 6:30 pm at Port Dover’s Erie Beach Hotel
Return: 7:30 pm [estimated arrival time in Niagara ~ 9:30 pm]
Cost: $40.00 for the family style meal of roast beef, perch and five vegetables; coffee, dessert, tax and tip included; additional beverages ordered extra
Please confirm your intention to attend to Ralph Winslade, P.Ag.Sr. at firstname.lastname@example.org or 289-897-9684 by Friday, Oct. 9.
Locations for gathering to pool rides:
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