The first stocker calf sale of 2025, hosted by the Peterborough County Cattlemen and the Victoria County Beef Farmers, will be held on January 29, 2025. If you have stocker calves you would like to consign please contact Wayne Telford @ 705 292 9531 to obtain more details.
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The last stocker calf sale of 2024, hosted by the Peterborough County Cattlemen and the Victoria County Beef Farmers, will be held on November 20, 2024. If you have stocker calves you would like to consign please contact Wayne Telford @ 705 292 9531 to obtain more details.
The Certified fall stocker sale, hosted by the Peterborough County Cattlemen and the Victoria County Beef Farmers, will be held on November 6, 2024. If you have stocker calves you would like to consign or would like more details please contact Wayne Telford @ 705 292 9531 to obtain more details.
The spring stocker calf sale, hosted by the Peterborough County Cattlemen and the Victoria County Beef Farmers, will be held on May 1, 2024. If you have stocker calves you would like to consign please contact Wayne Telford @ 705 292 9531 to obtain more details.
The Peterborough County Cattlemen are asking our members to consider volunteering for a couple of committees that are being established.
As many of you are aware the Peterborough County Cattlemen have 4 sales/year at the Kawartha Lakes Community Sales Barn in Woodville. These sales are held in conjunction with the Victoria Beef Farmers. Wayne Telford has been involved with organizing these sales for over 40 years!!! We all appreciate the time and dedication that Wayne and others have dedicated each year to host these sales, through the good times and not so good times. In order for these sales to continue into the future, we are asking for volunteer(s) to assist Wayne. If you would like to find out what goes into organizing these stocker sales, please contact Wayne email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705 292-9531 or contact Mike Fallis email@example.com for more details.
After the success of the Larry Leahy Memorial Peterborough County Steer Show and Sale, last year at our barbecue, the board has decided to set up a committee to further expand this event. If you are interested in having your input for this show and sale and would like to find out more information, please contact Mike Fallis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are attending the Farm Show on March 6 or 7, be sure to stop by the Peterborough County Cattlemen/Victoria Beef Farmers booth.
List your farm products for sale ASAP!
Jason McIntosh Auctions is running an online auction sale to benefit the agricultural community! Proceeds will go to the selling farms/suppliers and two local organizations working in agriculture.
Participating businesses will receive partial proceeds and also benefit from the sale promotion. Post a farm or food product, agritourism opportunity, or gift certificate! The sooner you post, the more attention your listing will get.
Farms at Work and Peterborough 4H will receive a donation of much needed sale proceeds to support their work in our community.
Click here to complete the consignment form and get your business name in lights! https://bit.ly/3uk1w8g
Bidding begins March 11 2024. Visit the sale site by clicking HERE.
For more information, contact email@example.com or call/text 705-761-4252.
Explore the role that hedgerows and biodiversity corridors play in healthy agro-ecosystems and learn about support available for your next project.
We’ll be joined by pollinator expert, Susan Chan, Doug Kennedy of Green Side Up, and Ola Pasternak of Kawartha Conservation. Don't miss this opportunity to grow your knowledge and your farm. Let's cultivate a future where nature and agriculture thrive together!
Come out to the Douro Arena on Family Day, Monday Feb 19th at 3:30 p.m. for a free family fun skate. Peterborough 4-H will be there with info about 4-H clubs and opportunities for 2024 and there will be a group meeting about agritourism opportunities in Peterborough.
Sponsored by the Peterborough Federation of Agriculture.
The full text of the application form submitted by Hello Farm can be found here:
Agtech, short for agricultural technology, refers to the use of modern technologies and innovations to make farming and agriculture more efficient, productive, and sustainable. The goal of agtech is to help farmers make better decisions, increase yields, reduce waste, and address challenges in agriculture using smart and advanced solutions.
Embark on a journey of synergy and innovation at our event, "AgTech Innovations Unveiled: Cultivating the Future of Agriculture in Our Region." Recognizing a notable gap in AgTech between farmers and technology enthusiasts, our event seeks to unite these two communities, each contributing unique strengths to bridge the divide.
In this dynamic exchange, the agricultural community's abundance of space meets the entrepreneurial and innovative expertise lacking in the technology sector. Conversely, the technology community's creativity and entrepreneurial spirit find resonance in the agricultural landscape but grapple with limitations in physical space