Join us for IPM 2017 in Walton, Huron County
September 19 to 23, 2017
BMO Ontario Farm Family Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2017 BMO Ontario Farm Family Awards. Ten families from across the province will be recognized at IPM 2017 in Walton, Ontario. BMO Ontario Farm Family Awards nominations can be made by anyone for anyone. If you know a farming family and believe that they positively showcase how the values and hard work of the farm family enhance our quality of life, nominate them today! The nomination deadline is March 17, 2017.
2016-2017 Ontario Queen of the Furrow
Before a packed crowd on Thursday, September 22 during IPM 2016, Anita Rastapkevicius, representing Elgin County, was crowned the 2016-2017 Ontario Queen of the Furrow. Anita faced competition from 25 other candidates from across Ontario. Shown here, she receives her crown from last year's Ontario Queen of the Furrow, Kathryn Chant of Grenville County (left).
Anita will spend the coming year travelling across Ontario representing the OPA and IPM 2017 being held near Walton in Huron County.
The Flag Has Been Passed From IPM 2016 to IPM 2017
During the Closing Ceremonies on September 24, Ron Faulkner, Chair of IPM 2016, passed the OPA flag to Chair of IPM 2017, Jacquie Bishop symbolizing the end of IPM 2016 and the start of the campaign for IPM 2017 to be held next September in Walton, Ontario. Accompanying Jacquie is Huron County Warden Paul Gowing and accompanying Ron is Wellington County Warden George Bridge.