March 23, 2017

Spring Central Summit

Lennox and Addington Federation of Agriculture

Open to  OFA members in Northumberland, Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox & Addington.

10:00 Coffee

10:30 "Ontario's Carbon Pricing Program – Impacts and Opportunities"

Peter will provide an overview of Ontario's Cap and Trade program, the mechanism government has chosen to put a price on carbon; how it works, and how it compares to a carbon tax.

Peter Sykanda, Farm Policy Analyst, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

11:15 "Water, Drought and Mitigating Risk"

Terry will bring valuable information from a local conservation authority's perspective, their role in the community, and what the drought of 2016 taught us.

Terry Murphy, General Manager, Quinte Conservation

12:00 Lunch

1:15 "Retirement Planning for Farmers: Succession Planning and Pension Plans"

How farmers can plan for the future of their farm

Scotiabank, Member Benefits Partner of OFA

2:30 Adjourn

RSVP by March 20 to

or (613) 847-3037

 Thank you to our hosts:

Lennox & Addington Federation of Agriculture

St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church

137 Robinson Street, St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church
Napanee , ON K7R2S3
March 23, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:30
44° 14' 47.616" N, 76° 57' 19.4868" W