Careers in Agriculture
The International Plowing Match
September 21st, 2016

The IPM is a showcase of agricultural excellence that aims to teach about agricultural practice and allow students a closer look at farming in its many forms. This year's theme is "A Fresh Taste of Farming". The experience promises to be interactive and informative, and presenters will engage students of all ages throughout their day at the match. Along with the education tents, students and staff will have the opportunity to:

  • explore displays and demonstrations of various farm equipment
  • learn about the heritage and history of Ontario agriculture
  • enjoy live performances by various entertainers, including Daniel Steep and Agri-Magic shows twice daily

For Teachers and Youth


Registration is now open, we encourage grade 8-12 students to plan to visit the Careers in Agriculture tent at the International Plowing Match. Morning block is preferred, but the Careers tent will be open 8:30-3:30

  1. Schools arrange their own transportation
  2. Schools arrange their arrival/departure and discount tickets through the IMP Education Committee here.
  3. Please send a message to career.education@ugdsb.on.ca to let us know that you will be planning to visit the Careers tent. 

For Businesses and Career Exhibitors

Are you a business or organization interested in participating as a career exhibitor and/or speaker at the IPM's Careers in Agriculture Tent? Over 75,000 people will be attending. As an exhibitor you will have the opportunity to 

  • Showcase your local business
  • Promote careers in agriculture to youth
  • Connect with prospective employees

The registration form for businesses can be found here.