Dairy Goat Industry Info Session for Eastern Ontario Economic Developers | Ontario East

Dairy Goat Industry Info Session for Eastern Ontario Economic Developers

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 09:30

9:30am to 12:30pm

Draft Agenda:

All items listed have been confirmed. Additional speakers and topics may be added.

Welcome

Overview of Ontario’s Dairy Goat Industry in the Global and National Context (Marlene Paibomesai, Dairy Specialist, OMAFRA)

Ontario’s Dairy Goat Industry (Tim Metzger, Manager, Beef Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Alternative Livestock and Aquaculture, OMAFRA)

  • Challenges and Opportunities identified by industry
  • Update on the Provincial Dairy Goat Sector Value Chain Roundtable

Broker Updates (Kevin Weaver, Dairy Goat Industry Advisor, Gay Lea; others TBA)

  • Immediate and emerging opportunities for new or expanding goat dairy production 

Key Resources for prospective dairy goat farmers (Robert Blenkinsop, Manager, Dairy Food Safety Program and Philip Wilman, Raw Milk Quality Program Coordinator, OMAFRA)

Next Steps

Continental breakfast will be provided.

This Event is Free

Click HERE to Register

Thanks to Ontario East Economic Development Commission for providing the space to host this meeting.

Event Location: 
Large Seminar Room, Innovation Park
945 Princess Street
Kingston , Ontario  K7L 0E9
Ontario