OAFE cancels student tours at COFS in response to education sector work negotiations
Aug, 2015 - Some progress has been made in negotiations with secondary school teachers in Ontario. However, there are a number of components which remain unresolved in the labour dispute with the various unions and which require further action at the local board level. Given this situation and the tight timelines leading up to the first day of school and COFS, OAFE has made the difficult decision to cancel student tours at COFS for 2015.
Apr, 2015 - Ginty Jocius, the founder of Canada's Outdoor Farm Show, dedicated his entire working career to Canadian agriculture. Ginty lost his battle with brain cancer in 2006. The Jocius family has started the Ginty Jocius Brain Cancer Research Fund at the Canadian Cancer Society. Until December 31, 2015, every dollar donated to Ginty's fund for Canadian brain cancer research will be matched by Brain Canada through the Canada Brain Research Fund, a public-private partnership established by the Government of Canada.
Mar 6, 2015 - Dear exhibitors--It has come to our attention that an organization called the Convention Housing Authority has approached Canada's Outdoor Farm Show exhibitors with respect to accommodations in Woodstock during the Show. One of the contact names is Christina Nelson. Please be aware that we believe this is a scam and we have no partnership or previous knowledge of this company.
Jan 30, 2015 - It’s official! The experienced team that brings Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) to Woodstock has launched Western Canada’s newest farm show, called Ag in Motion. Set for July 21 to 23, 2015, it’s the only agricultural trade show that provides an outdoor venue for progressive farmers in Western Canada that want to see and feel the latest agricultural technology all in one place.
Sept 4, 2014 - The cows have now arrived and things are changing at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. The Britespan Dairy Innovation Centre (DIC) gets a facelift, a new Dairy Pavilion is added and the EastGen Dairy Producer Pavilion welcomes new exhibitors.
Only four weeks until the gates open
at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show
Aug 12, 2014 - With only four weeks until the gates open at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, the Programming Schedule as well as the 2014 Exhibitor List are now available online. Attendees can download the 2014 Programming Schedule and begin planning their visit.
New Corn Stalk Baling Demonstration
Added To Southwest Demo Field
July 18, 2014 – The OFA has secured commitments from AGCO to display its large square corn stalk baler in Canada and from Stinger to introduce its large bale accumulator and stacker at this year’s show. Together with other partners like La Coop fédérée, COFS will be having a new Corn Stalk Baling Demonstration this fall.
The Tempo High-Speed Planter is a
True Breakthrough for Your Farm
July 10, 2014 – Planted May 12th, the plots are living proof of Tempo’s value. Planting at speeds of 8 to 11 mph, the Tempo planter maintained precise depth control and consistent seed placement. Join us for a live demo, dig in the dirt and see Tempo’s accuracy for yourself.
Grober Research Team Begins
First Calf Trial at Woodstock Site
June 10, 2014 – Housed in the Woodstock site’s GYADC, these 62 Holstein dairy calves will be divided into groups and individually housing to participate in the first of two calf trials this year. For 9 weeks, these calves will be tracked for health and growth through weaning while comparing differences between the two housing systems and two feeding programs.
Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show Preparations
Underway and Deadlines Approaching
April 9, 2014 – The team behind Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) is finishing its winter trade show promotional events this week and will now be in full preparation mode for this year’s event. After all, today marks exactly five months until COFS officially opens on Tuesday September 9, 2014.
Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show Announces
2014 Field Demos
February 14, 2014 – The 2014 field demonstrations include a Corn Silage Harvesting Demo, Cover Crop Tillage Demo, Skid Steer Ride’n’Drive, Corn Stalk Baling Demo and Silage Baling Demo. These field demonstrations will run each day of the three-day event in Woodstock, ON.
Farm Show Finishes 20th Anniversary Year with Jocius Winning “Agri-Marketer of the Year” Award
November 29, 2013 – Infront of nearly 200 of Canada’s agri-marketers, Lorie Jocius was honoured with the 2013 CAMA “Agri-Marketer of the Year” award. What an excellent way for the Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show team to finish its 20th anniversary year.
Sept 30, 2013 – The 20th anniversary of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show surpassed show organizers’ expectations earlier this month in Woodstock, ON. After three high energy days of large crowds, the Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) team is pleased to announce the 2013 show hosted over 750 agricultural exhibitors and 42,900 attendees (up from 41, 500 in 2012).
20th Edition of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show Opens Tomorrow
Sept 9, 2013 – Amidst agricultural innovations, acres of iron power in action, and global launches of new robotic technologies, the 20th edition of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) will be officially opened tomorrow by the Deputy Minister of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) and the Ministry of Rural Affairs (MRA), Dr. Deb Stark.
Seedbed Preparation Demo Lets Creativity Fly at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
May 30, 2013 - Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show lets creativity fly for their 20th anniversary field equipment demonstrations. Every day at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), 17 manufacturers will line up and showcase what their ideal one pass tillage solution is.