Profitable Pastures 2021

FREE Webinar Series

8-9 pm each night

*The following CEUs are available for these presentations: Crop Management: 3, Professional Development: 1 

REGISTER for tickets:

March 9 - What’s new at the Ontario Beef Research Centre — Elora Research Team

March 10 - Fodder beet grazing - Dr. Jim Gibbs,  Lincoln University, New Zealand

March 11 - Pasture fertility -Deb Campbell, Agronomy Advantage

March 12 -  Carbon Markets for Forage Farmers - Cedric MacLeod, CFGA


Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

 OMAFRA BFO website
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Speaker Sponsor

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Speaker Sponsor  Minto Ag
Speaker Sponsor Trillium 
Speaker Sponsor  SS Logo ON WHITE CMYK 3 Low res for email



2021 Presentations

John Molenhuis How to Determine Your Cost of Production

John Molenhuis, Mike Swidersky, Blair Williamson Cost of Production Panel

Bill Thomas Managing Pastures for Better Yields and Quality & Renovating without the Plow

Carrie Woolley Opportunistic Forages

Christine O'Reilly Grass Utilization



Thank you to our 2020 Partners and Sponsors



2019 Presentations (slide decks only):

Carole Lafrenière - Forage mixtures part 1

Carole Lafrenière - Forage mixtures part 2


2017 Presentations: 

Northern Cow Herd Expansion Update - Rob Lipsett

Upper Midwest Grass Finishing - Jason Rowntree

The Profitablility of Grazing Beef Cows Vs. Cash Cropping in Southern ON - DougYungblut

Pasture Management on My Farm - Vince Stutzki

Grazing Management to Increase Production and Lower Cost - Jason Rowntree

2017 Mapleseed Pasture Award Recipient - Paul DeJong

2017 Brochure



2015 Presentations - Click on link below to listen/view




Please contact the Ontario Forage Council to be added to the notification list for next year! 


Phone: 519 986-1484 or 1-877-892-8663


Presentations from past conferences: 

Made In Manitoba - A Manitoba Perspective

Strategic Parasite Control for Grazing Animals

Gastrointestinal Parasites

McKinlay Presentation

Cedardale Charolais

The Ontario Forage Council is proud to announce Profitable Pastures 2015!  This year’s event will take place in Elmwood, ON at the Elmwood Community Centre.  This year’s keynote speaker will be Joshua Dukart-Certified Educator of Holistic Management.  He will be speaking to attendees regarding “Grazing With Purpose”- focuses on our grazing management, not just haphazardly grazing, as well as “Tapping into Biological Horsepower – Year-round”- focuses on enhancing the health of the plant-animal-profit complex.  Supporting speakers will include: Jack Kyle, Grazier Specialist-OMAFRA, Andy MacDonald, Producer and the Ontario Pasture Award winner, Peter Kotzeff.  Don’t miss this exciting day of pasture management expertise!