Date: Jun. 5, 2012
Location: Vineland, ON

OIA Central Branch Tour

Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012

Vineland, ON

The next OIA Central Branch event will be a tour at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC) on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

Guest Speaker:  Ahmed Bilal, Research Associate, Crop Production and Diversification

  • Ahmed is responsible for the identification of new crop varieties to support diversification, growth and ensuring that new crops meet the needs and demands of consumers and producers.
  • Ahmed will not only discuss his research but also his experiences and employment strategies as a new agrologist in Canada.


Time:  Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

  • Tour @ 3:30 pm @ VRIC with Guest Speaker to follow
  • Optional Dinner @ 6:00 pm @ August Restaurant in Beamsville





  • Vineland tour and guest speaker are FREE!  
  • Dinner @ August Restaurant is optional and we will be ordering off the menu and members will be responsible for the cost of their own meal.


This is an exceptional opportunity for new articling agrologists!  Please RSVP to Paul Klosler by Monday, May 28th: by e-mail at or by phone at 519-824-4120 ext 53768.

When RSVPing please indicate whether you are attending 1) both tour and dinner or 2) tour only and whether you will be interested in carpooling with other members.

Carpooling can be arranged to depart from:

  • the Clarkson Go Train station in Mississauga
  • the Downsview (Allen Road/Sheppard) subway station (pick-up @ 2 PM)



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