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Ridgetown, ON

January 4th & 5th, 2023


University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus, 120 Main Street East Ridgetown, ON

Room: Rural Development Centre, Gymnasium

Ridgetown IN-PERSON registration includes

  • attendance to all live sessions at the Ridgetown location
  • meals and refreshments provided throughout the day
  • access to the LIVE STAGE on January 4th and 5th
  • access to the ON DEMAND sessions until March 31, 2023 
  • access to the TEC Talk Tuesdays January and February

Registration for Ridgetown IN-PERSON is now closed. There will be no door registrations.

You can still register for the ON-LINE Virtual Conference

Create your OAgC account now to get started!

Sip N' Social

January 4th, 2023

Time: 3:27 - 4:30 pm

At the end of Day 1, we invite all Ridgetown In-Person Participants and our Virtual audience members to relax and unwind by joining us at the Sip N' Social wrap-up!

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Breakfast Catchup!

January 5th, 2023

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Join us for a breakfast sandwich to start Day 2! All Ridgetown In-Person Participants are invited to arrive early on Day 2 to enjoy a delicious breakfast sandwich, tour the tradeshow and catchup with friends before our exciting line up of speakers.

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IN-PERSON Ridgetown Agenda

DAY ONE January 4th, 2023 - Rural Development Centre

Time Activity
8:27 a.m. Registration Opens
9:07 a.m. 1 Sizzlin' Soybeans! [LIVE STAGE] Mike Staton, Horst Bohner
10:17 a.m. 34 Race Against Resistance [LIVE In Ridgetown] Dr. Peter Sikkema OR
  10 Money Impacts Marketing [ON DEMAND] Dr. Arlan Suderman
11:17 a.m.
2 Magnificent Maize [LIVE STAGE] Dr. Joe Lauer, Greg Stewart
12:17 p.m. Lunch
1:17 p.m. 3 Positives of Climate Change [LIVE STAGE] Dr. Jeffrey Schussler
2:27 p.m. 24 Wild Weather [LIVE In Ridgetown] Dr. Jeff Andresen OR
  47 WOW WHEAT! [ON DEMAND] Jeffery Krohn, Norm Lamothe, Andy Timmermans & Sophie Krolikowski
3:27 p.m. Sip N' Social

DAY TWO January 5th, 2023 - Rural Development Centre

Time Activity
8:27 a.m. Registration Opens
9:07 a.m. 4 Physiology 101: Corn [LIVE STAGE] Dr. Dave Hooker
10:17 a.m. 37 Fungicide Strategies [LIVE In Ridgetown] Dr. Martin Chilvers, Dr. Darcy Telenko, & Albert Tenuta OR
  18 The Promise of Biologicals [ON DEMAND] Dale Cowan, Dr. Pdero Antunes, & Dr. Connor Sible
11:17 a.m.
5 kNowiNg NitrogeN [LIVE STAGE] Deb Campbell, Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle & Dr. Josh Nasielski
12:17 p.m. Lunch
1:17 p.m. 6 Critical Planning in Farm Transitions [LIVE STAGE] Elaine Froese
2:27 p.m. 33 Keeping Soybeans CLEAN [LIVE In Ridgetown] Dr. Peter Sikkema OR
  28 Stress is REAL! [ON DEMAND] Lauren Van Ewyk
3:27 p.m. 7 Production Pundits [LIVE STAGE] Brad Garlough, Sean Cochrane, Emma Epp & Peter Johnson

LIVE STAGE - In Ridgetown attendees will view live speakers in the Rural Development Centre, Gymnasium. These sessions will be streamed out to Kemptville, Waterloo and all Online attendees.

LIVE in Ridgetown - In Ridgetown attendees will view live speakers in the Rural Development Centre, Gymnasium. These sessions will be streamed out for viewing by Online attendees.

ON DEMAND - In Ridgetown where an ON DEMAND session is offered as an alternative to the LIVE speaker, attendees may watch a pre-recorded sessions in the Pioneer Lecture Theatre.


2023 Trade Show

2023 Trade Show 2023 Trade Show

A&L Canada Laboratories Inc.

Ag Leader Technology

BASF Agricultural Solutions Canada

Bayer CropScience Inc (DEKALB)

Belchim Crop Protection Canada.

Bluewater Pipe Inc.

Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario

Delaware Pump & Part Ltd.

Farmer Wellness Initative

Harco Ag Equipment

Hensall Co-Op

Kearney Planters

Libro Credit Union



LaSalle Agri

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority

Maizex Seeds Inc.


Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association

Precision Calibration & Equipment

Rivard Precision Ag

Royal LePage Triland Realty

Salus Mutual

TD Bank

UAP Canada Inc.

Vanden Bussche Irrigation

WeCover Structures

U of G Cooperative Education




Ridgetown Accommodations

Retro Suites Hotel
2 King Street West
Chatham, ON N7M 1C6
Holiday Inn Express Chatham
575 Richmond Street
Chatham, ON N7M 1R2
Comfort Inn Chatham
1100 Richmond Street
Chatham, ON N7M 5J5

Reviewed 12/19/2022

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