Producer Updates 2017-11-15T19:55:40+00:00

Producer Updates for 2017 – 2018

Since 2009, PIC and OMAFRA have been delivering producer update sessions through a joint effort to keep Ontario poultry producers and industry representatives up to date and informed on relevant topics and emerging issues facing our sector.  The program highlights some of the significant topics affecting our industry now and in the future. The Producer Updates are also made possible through generous sponsorships provided by many poultry industry stakeholders.

Registration is now open for the December Producer Updates

December 6, 2017          Belleville – To Register / Sponsor Click Here

December 13, 2017        Brodhagen – To Register / Sponsor Click Here

February 7, 2018            Jordan

February 14, 2018          Clifford

February 21, 2018         Mount Brydges

Tentative Agenda for Belleville  

Time Topics Speakers
10:00 Practical Guide to Effective Vaccine Management TBD
  Rodenticides: new systems for keeping your barn pest-free George Jeffery, Vetoquinol
  Ensuring Water Quality for Bird Health Dominic Frappier, Jefo
PIC Update Casey Riddle, Poultry Industry Council
12:05 Lunch Lunch
 1:00 Poultry Health Update Dr. Csaba Varga, OMAFRA
Bronchitis/Reovirus Update: a field vet perspective Dr. Mike Joyce, Poultry Health Services
OMAFRA Update Al Dam, OMAFRA
Sprinkler Systems – how will this impact your farms production? TBD
3:15 End of Day End of Day

Tentative Agenda for Brodhagen

Time Topics Speakers
10:00 NAFTA 101 & Negotiation Updates TBD
  New Tax Changes: how will this impact the family farm? Jesse Moore & Susan Cruickshank, BDO Canada
  Building a New Barn – a producer experience TBD
PIC Update Casey Riddle, Poultry Industry Council
12:05 Lunch Lunch
 1:00 Poultry Health Update Dr. Csaba Varga, OMAFRA
Bronchitis/Reovirus Update: a field vet perspective Dr. Dr. Shabaz Haq, Lakeside Poultry Veterinary Services
OMAFRA Update Al Dam, OMAFRA
Poultry Gut Health Emily Kim, University of Guelph
3:15 End of Day End of Day

Marketing Opportunities Available

Sponsorship Description Cost
General Receive recognition at the event; advertising Corporate name/logo on looped slide show and on printed materials. $250.00
Lunch Receive recognition at the event; advertising Corporate name/logo on looped slide show and on printed materials, along with table top signage $400.00
Series Sponsor – All 5 Receive recognition at all five events; 1/4 page advertisement placed in each event booklet, as well as advertisement placed in looped slide show. Corporate logo on event web page on PIC’s website. $1,000.00

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Thank you to our current 2017-2018 Producer Update Series Sponsors

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Picture highlights from February’s 2017 Producer Updates