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Powering Your Profits - Strathmore
Tue, 15 November 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM MST
Join Alberta Canola Director Steve Marshman & Alberta Wheat Commission Director Kevin Auch for a day designed to make you more profitable.
Tuesday, November 15
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
No charge to attend. Lunch is provided.
Register before November 10 and you will be entered to win a 3 day pass to FarmTech 2017 valued at over $400
Merle Good, Independent Farm Management Adviser
Protecting Those Hard Earned Profits! – You have powered your way to some profits, how do you protect them? The presentation will focus briefly on steps for protecting what you have, a new plan on how to start turning over the farm to the next generation without risking it all and conclude with some discussion about new traps in joint ownership of farm land (and other property) resulting from two recent court decisions.
Murray Hartman, Provincial Oilseed Specialist, Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
Seeding for Profit: Updated Plant Density and Seeding Rate Targets The history of canola seeding rate recommendations will be highlighted. Updated results from analysis of many experiments on hybrid canola plant density and yield will be presented. In combination with economic factors, revised targets for plant stand and seeding rate will be shown.
Brian Innes, Vice President – Government Relations, Canola Council of Canada
Market Access Mysteries Explained Trade issues with canola and China have been a hot topic this year, as have pesticide residues and MRLs. This session will cover what’s being done to prevent trade barriers from lowering the value of your canola.
Mike Jubinville, Senior Analyst, ProFarmer Canada
Seeing the Forest for the Trees There is plenty of focus on daily grain market oscillation, but the big picture outlook may be telling us a different story. Big crops globally are being matched by big demand.
Clair Langlois, Cereal Extension Specialist, Alberta Agriculture and Foresty
An introduction to the new Alberta Cereal Extension Specialist and the vision he has for himself in this new position. Clair will also highlight the value he intends to bring to growers, how he will be working with the crop commissions, researchers and industry and the opportunities he sees for cereal crops in the future.
plus updates from Alberta Canola and the Alberta Wheat Commission
Visit albertacanola.com/event/strathmore-2016 for complete details