JFAO’s Online Auction for Do More Ag

This summer, JFAO held its first online charity auction to raise money for this year’s provincial charity, The Do More Ag Foundation. The auction was run by Middlesex JF member Will Johnson and his business, W.J. Auctions. Clubs were asked to donate 3 lots to be auctioned off. We had a great variety of items including baked goods, gift certificates, baskets of local products, personalized butter tarts, and customized products made by our members. The top lot was a set of customized cornhole boards. The auction opened for bidding on June 27 and closed July 8. Once the auction had closed, many members helped pick up and drop off the donations. It was a successful auction with $2330 raised. Thank you to W.J. Auctions for hosting the auction and donating their services to JFAO. Thank you to everyone who supported the auction and helped move the items around the province to where they needed to go

Grey’s Ag Adventure

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Grey County JF is very excited to tell you about Grey’s Ag Adventure that is running from July 17th – August 28th, 2021! This is a county wide agricultural based scavenger hunt. Travel around our beautiful county to find the information signs about many different crops and different types of animal productions within Grey’s borders. Don’t miss out on the local treats that we have along the way or your chance to win some awesome prizes for participating! Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing your pictures on social media! Download your passport to stamp and find the map for hunt at the following links.

Passport: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MUGj8-W623Lf0VBO24VSHE68rTKo_7JF/view?usp=sharing

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Grey’s Ag Adventure Passport.pdf

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Map: https://www.google.ca/maps/@44.378311,-81.0058757,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!6m1!1s1Cpl9Fk3ie-H_anxFtz_1Z7stINdMQNZp?hl=en&authuser=0

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All-Ontario Judging Competition Orangeville

Judging Competition

On May 30th, the Junior Farmers Association of Ontario (JFAO) hosted the first ever All-Ontario Judging Competition at the Orangeville Fairgrounds. The competition challenged 4-Hers and Junior Farmers of all ages, including alumni and our visiting JF International Delegates, to judge a wide range of classes. Participants had the opportunity to give placings for sheep, heavy horses, first aid kits, paintball masks, knitting, canola, soybeans, and hay. As an extra challenge, oral reasons were given for dairy, beef, maple syrup and oat sheaves.

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