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Peterborough County Cattlemen & Victoria Beef Farmers - Stocker Sale

The Peterborough County Cattlemen & Victoria Beef Farmers will be hosting a certified calf sale on November 1st and a Calf & Yearling sale on November 15th.  Both sales will be held at the Kawartha Lakes Community Sales Barn.   Please read the attached document for the requirements to consign to the certified sale.  For more information on how to consign to these sales, please contact any member of the sales committee.

Sustain Ag: Farmer2Farmer Farm Tour and Workshop

Join Farms at Work, and our partners, for an exciting two days of learning and networking at SustainAg: A Farmer2Farmer Tour & Workshop across East Central Ontario! This free in-person event will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 with a self-driven farm tour filled with stops throughout East Central Ontario and end with a hybrid (in-person and zoom) Inspiration to Action workshop Thursday, October 5th, 2023 from 5:30-7:30pm. 

A great way to celebrate #OntAgWeek!

After you register you will be provided with a map of the scheduled farm tour locations welcoming you throughout the region.

Stops include:

  • Tour of Victoria County Community Pasture (learn about rotational grazing)
  • Join Green Economy Peterborough as we launch the Net-zero Farm Pilot Project (learn about climate change)
  • Knowledge sharing with Cold Springs Organics (learn about a CSA market garden)
  • Conversation and tour of a conservation easement (learn about stewardship)
  • And More!

You can find more information and register here.

Registration is required
Throughout East Central Ontario

Hereford Fall Round Up

Event date

The catalogue for the Hereford Fall Round Up is available on line for viewing.  The consignors have assembled an excellent set of Hereford cows, heifers & calves, as well as a Hereford bull.    The Community Livestock Exchange(Hoard's Station) is conveniently located between Campbellford & Stirling.

Registration is not required
Campbellford Ontario

Quinte Compaction Day

Quinte Compaction Day
Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
2141 Theatre Rd South, Cobourg, ON

  • See how various equipment/configurations can have on compaction in wet and dry soil—Live demonstrations with The Ontario Compaction Team
  • Interactive sessions on:
    - How to choose the right tire
    - What cover crops can do
    - What a soil pit can tell you
    - How to assess your soil
  • Trade Show and Lunch

Awesome opportunity to learn how your equipment may be affecting your soils, and what you can do about it. Don’t miss out!

Advance ticket purchase deadline is August 31, 2023
$45 OSCIA members, $80 Non–members
Tickets purchased at the event gate
$75 OSCIA members, $100 Non–members

Register online at
Information: Contact Jenn at 705-991-3909 or

Registration is required
2141 Theatre Rd South

Reminder: We are currently accepting nominations for the 2023 Agricultural Innovation Award

The Peterborough Agricultural Roundtable is pleased to announce applications are now open for the 2023 Agricultural Innovation Award. 

This annual Award will recognize local farmers who have displayed ingenuity in trying something innovative and successfully achieving positive results on-farm.

The innovation could relate to a wide range of goals such as time-saving, reducing inputs or improving soil health. To read about the winners of the inaugural 2022 Award, click HERE.


Any farm in the area – City of Peterborough, Peterborough County, Hiawatha First Nation or Curve Lake First Nation – may receive this Award. Apply for yourself - or nominate other farmer!

A cash prize of $500 will be presented along with a Recognition Certificate in early 2024. Our thanks to Sponsor Sunderland Co-op for their support!

The deadline for 2023 is November 15, 2023

The application form can be found here:

Welcome - Associate Member

The Peterborough County Cattlemen Association are pleased to announce that Darling Insurance has joined as an Associate Member.  

We welcome any business or organization to join as an Associate Member.  If you wish to find out more information on how to become an associate member, please contact Patricia Leahy - Secretary, or any Director. 

September Bus Trip

We are hitting the road!  We are inviting you to join us on September 13th, for a 2 day/1 night bus trip to visit Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, Wallenstien Feed Mill, St. Jacobs and the Elora Research Station.

For the low cost of $250 per person, you get to leave the driving to someone else, entry to the Outdoor Farm show and visit all of these places of interest, enjoy Wednesday evening’s meal and your accommodation (double occupancy).

Your reservation will be confirmed, once the payment has been received.  You can pay either by sending an etransfer to or by cheque made payable to the Peterborough County Cattlemen’s Association and mail it to Patricia Leahy, 697 Douro 5th Line, Douro-Dummer K0L 2H0.

For more information please contact Jason McIntosh at 705-749-5259 or Paul McMahon at 705 -930-0879

Tentative Schedule

September 13th

6:30 AM – Leave Keene Rd CarPool Lot – Peterborough

7:00 AM – Leave Millbrook CarPool Lot

9:40 AM – Arrive at the Outdoor Farm Show

3:30 PM – Leave Outdoor Farm Show 

4:45 PM – Arrive at Wallenstien Feed & Supply (no sandals allowed at Wallenstien’s, close toed shoes only)

           Supper will be supplied by and held at Wallenstien’s

7:30 PM – Go to Hotel in St Jacobs


September 14th

FREE TIME to visit St Jacobs market or the OLEX

12:30 PM – Leave Hotel parking Lot

1:00 PM – Arrive at the Elora Research Station

3:00 PM – Leave to come home

6:00 PM – Arrive home


Hurry, space is limited. Only 54 seats available.  We are asking that you register to be on the bus, no later than Friday, September 1, 2023.