Agriculture SHSM Professional Development Conference

Date and Time



Guelph, Ontario


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SHSM agriculture teachers: Join us October 17-18 for a two-day conference at the University of Guelph. Discover new field trip venues, explore specialized resources and learn from educational and topic specialists. No cost to register, lunch provided both during both days of conference. 

OCTOBER 17: Discovering Destinations

Bus travel will be provided for the road trip.

8:20 a.m. Board bus
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Elora Research Station - Dairy Facility Tour
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Soil Health Interpretive Center (SHIC) 
Noon - 2:00 p.m. Lunch and tour Center Wellington District Secondary School Farm
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Premier Equipment Elmira
4:15 p.m. Return to campus

OCTOBER 18: Exploring Resources

8:30 am Arrival at Arboretum Auditorium and Full Service Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
9:00 a.m. SHSM Overview
9:30 a.m. 4-H Ontario Presentation 
10:30 a.m. 15 minute break
10:45 a.m. AgScape Presentation
11:45 a.m. OAC Student Liaison Program Presentation
12:45 - 1:45 pm Full Service Lunch
 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Honey Bee Research Centre Tour (optional)

 OAC, 4-H Ontario, AgScape and SHSM