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Powering Your Profits - Vegreville
Wed, 16 November 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM MST
Join Alberta Canola Director Daryl Tuck and Alberta Wheat Commission Director John Wozniak for a day designed to make you more profitable.
Wednesday, November 16
Vegreville Social Centre
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
Dean Gallimore, 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.
Cherilyn Nagel, Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan
Speak Up! - Consumers are so curious about the food they eat and serve to their families. They have questions and are getting answers from the wrong sources. Telling your story and engaging in the conversation about agriculture today can help! We all must "Speak Up!"
John DePutter, Founder, DePutter Publishing
Are the Bear Markets in Grains & Oilseeds Over? Are Bull Markets Brewing? - A look at the cycles & trends for grains & oilseeds with a deeper dive into the canola market. What you need to know now about pricing opportunities and worst-case risks. Join John DePutter for a presentation and discussion about the primary market drivers for canola this coming winter - and strategies to get the most from what the markets have to offer.
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/vegreville-2016 for complete details