Celie Diebold is in studio today. Celie is the 2014 Queen of the Furrow for the Ontario Plowmens Association. www.plowingmatch.com . Celie is also involved with the Waterloo club of www.jfao.com . Lots of news and info about many related events in Ontario. We played some great tunes Celie brought with her.
Terry Kingsmill from oia.on.ca visits our studio to tell us about the Ontario Institute of Agrologists and how their work benefits the public. Lots of talk about the great tunes Terry brought with him.
George Klosler from https://www.fcc-fac.ca/ is in studio today. Farm Credit Canada provides banking for canadian agriculture and sponsors the AgriSpirit fund for community projects in rural Canada. We also played some great tunes George brought with him.
Mark Wales the president of www.ofa.on.ca is our returning guest today. Mark was in studio for episode 18. Mark speaks to his experience of 3 years as president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture and about the upcoming provincial election issues.
Sharon Gross from Alma visits The Agriculture Show. She brings news of many local events supporting local theater, fundraisers, farm safety, roast beef dinners, and many other evens being held in the countryside.
Our guests today were representing The Ontario Poetry Society, or TOPS. http://www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca/
Our guests in studio were Roberto Angelis (branch manager), Fran Figge (ontario president), Jockie Loomer-Kruger, Barbara Lefcourt, and Patricia McGoldrick. Out of studio guests John Oisthoorn and Debbie Okunhill whose poems were recited by the in studio guests. The music today was created by Roberto Angelis.
Todays guest is Gord Grant. This transplanted Chatham resident now residing in Drayton is the link between farmer members of the www.ofa.on.ca and the executive. Gord brings along some great tunes and a music file of his own creation.
Karla Kale from http://waterlooregionmuseum.com/ brings us news from the Waterloo Region Museum on Huron Rd.
Agriculture is one of the many display and programming initiatives at the Museum. The music we play is from 3 local groups who were top billboard artists in the 60’s and 70’s.