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 rwinslade@cogeco.ca or 289-897-9684 by Friday, Oct. 9.

Locations for gathering to pool rides:

  • From Grand Oak parking lot – contact Ralph Winslade, P.Ag.Sr. at rwinslade@cogeco.ca or 289-897-9684.
  • From Burlington area – Contact Doug Walters at dwalters@iprimus.ca or 905-637-8843.

 

 


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