Egg Farmers of Ontario [EFO] celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its 2015 Annual Meeting in Niagara Falls, March 31 and April 1, 2015. This event attracted approximately 400 egg farmers and many industry stakeholders. The celebration at this year’s Annual Meeting featured many displays and presentations looking back at the constant evolution to respond to changing consumer and processing markets for eggs and egg products. Presentations and video clips from the various presenters are found below.
50th Annual Meeting Call to Order
"Respecting Our Past" Session
'When the Sun, Moon & Stars Aligned'
|Moderator: Gordon Hunter||Play Video|
|Panelist: Herman Turkstra, Ontario||Play Video|
|Panelist: Rob Wilson, Ontario||Play Video|
|Panelist: Tom Dooley, Manitoba||Play Video|
|Panelist: Pierre Brosseau, Quebec||Play Video|
|Panelist: David Wilson, National (EFC)||Play Video|
'The Early Years'
|Brian Ellsworth, Former General Manager||Play Video|
'A Chair's Point of View'
|Past Chair: Bill Scott||Play Video|
|Past Chair: Gerald Morden||Play Video|
|Past Chair: Henry Koop||Play Video|
|Past Chair: Carolynne Griffith||Play Video|
|Current Chair: Scott Graham||Play Video|
"Embracing the Present" Session
'General Manager's Comments'
'Experiences of a Farmer under EFO's New Entrant Program'
Laurent Pellerin, Chairman, Farm Products Council of Canada Geri Kamenz, Chair, Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission Peter Clarke, Chair, Egg Farmers of Canada Chad Gregory, President & CEO, United Egg Producers
'Heart for Africa' Project Canaan Report'
'Meeting Call to Order'
"Building the Future" Session
'Canadian Young Farmers' Forum'
|Presented by: Stephanie Nanne & Tonya Haverkamp||Play Video||Open PDF|
'Farm & Food Care Ontario'
|Crystal Mackay, Executive Director||Play Video||Open PDF|
'Closing Remarks & Adjournment'
We graciously acknowledge support from the following sponsors:
EXTRA LARGE $5,000 - $9,999
LARGE $1,000 - $4,999
- Clark Egg Farms Ltd.
- Floradale Feed Mill Limited
- Gysbers Farms Limited
- Hensall District Cooperative Inc.
- ISA North America
- J. Dean Williamson Limited
- National Bank
- RBC Royal Bank
- RLB LLP Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
- TD Agriculture Services
- Walnut Ridge Poultry Farm