The Kent Federation of Agriculture (KFA) is again offering two scholarship opportunities. Realizing the importance of post secondary education in the agriculture business the KFA is pleased to offer two scholarship opportunities.
Each scholarship will be for $1,000 and each recipient must be from the family of an Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) member in Chatham-Kent – which equates to a KFA member. There are approximately 2,000 KFA members in Chatham-Kent. Students must be enrolled in an agriculture related program. Students may be entering their 1, 2, 3 or 4th year of any agriculture related program.
Application forms are available from the KFA office. Deadline for application form remittance is August 31, 2012. The KFA scholarship selection committee will evaluate all applications. For more information or for an application form please contact any KFA board member or the KFA office at 519-674-1500 ext 63595 or email email@example.com Application forms may also be found at www.ofa.on.ca/kent under events.
CREW: Sip into Summer Wine & Herb Weekend
Visit Colchester Ridge Estate Winery on , Saturday May 26th 12-5pm and Sunday May 27th 12-4pm for the Sip into Summer open house. CREW will be featuring sliders with your choice of gourmet herb toppings and a glass of sangria for $7.
The retail store will be open for tastings and will be featuring great sales on award-winning CREW favorites. For more information please call and speak with a CREW member today! 519-738-9800
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, County Road 50 Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
The Kent Federation of Agriculture is working with OMAFRA to offer an “On-Farm Food Safety Workshop”
It will be held on Tuesday, June 19th @ Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph, Ridgetown. It will be a full day course and the cost is $45 which includes lunch.
The course is geared to producers who grow and process food items. The purpose of the course is to help reduce the risk of food contamination and assist with food safety and traceability program. Space is limited.
To register please contact the Agricultural Information contact Centre @ 1-877-424-1300.