Mark Wales the president of www.ofa.on.ca is our returning guest today. Mark was in studio for episode 18. Mark speaks to his experience of 3 years as president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and about the upcoming provincial election issues.
Sharon Gross from Alma visits The Agriculture Show. She brings news of many local events supporting local theater, fundraisers, farm safety, roast beef dinners, and many other evens being held in the countryside.
Our guests today were representing The Ontario Poetry Society, or TOPS. http://www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca/
Our guests in studio were Roberto Angelis (branch manager), Fran Figge (ontario president), Jockie Loomer-Kruger, Barbara Lefcourt, and Patricia McGoldrick. Out of studio guests John Oisthoorn and Debbie Okunhill whose poems were recited by the in studio guests. The music today was created by Roberto Angelis.
Todays guest is Gord Grant. This transplanted Chatham resident now residing in Drayton is the link between farmer members of the www.ofa.on.ca and the executive. Gord brings along some great tunes and a music file of his own creation.
Karla Kale from http://waterlooregionmuseum.com/ brings us news from the Waterloo Region Museum on Huron Rd.
Agriculture is one of the many display and programming initiatives at the Museum. The music we play is from 3 local groups who were top billboard artists in the 60’s and 70’s.
The North Dumfries Community Club has been in existence for over 100 years. The club provides educational and social opportunities for its members. This is a recording of the feb 4 2014 meeting of the club at the Ayr Fire Hall.
In the studio today is Eric Lockey, Tony Tennant, and Devon Homick. We talk about the first steps in the agriculture chain when the farmer makes their decisions for crop inputs and crop marketing. Our guests work at www.fspartners.ca Eric brought along a bunch of tunes for us to play.