AYFR Rock the Farm 2018

As harvest drags on and Mother Nature is reluctant to cooperate, Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers across the province have something to look forward to come November 23-25.  ‘Rock the Farm,’ will once again be bringing quality speakers together with farmers 18-40, to share knowledge, experience and insight relevant to the young farmer.

The conference is AYFR’s biggest event of the year and the schedule promises to be engaging, informative, and a good time!  Hosted at Calgary’s Deer Foot Inn and Casino, the conference will pair great speakers and networking opportunities to achieve a weekend where the takeaways make it time well spent.

Some of our speakers include Greg Appleyard, Isaac LeClair, Don Christensen and many others.   Greg Appleyard is the President of Ag Risk Solutions Inc. and has an immense amount of practical marketing knowledge.  He is a guy who started from very little and has done very well by understanding how to market effectively.  Greg alone will make the trip worthwhile!

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If you have heard of ‘Agriculture More than Ever,’ on social media, Isaac LeClair is the strategist behind it.  He has a goal to create positivity, unity and mobilization within the Canadian Agriculture Industry.  He will be sharing with us some marketing strategies on how to stand out in a busy market place.

Don Christensen will be joining us to speak on profitability and diversity on the farm.  We also have speakers from Catalyst, MNP and more joining us to round out our great lineup.  In addition to the wonderful speakers and their content, a tour will take place Saturday afternoon.  This is always a highlight as it’s an opportunity to chat with other young farmers and exchange ideas and stories.  There is a lot of value in building a network.  A wise farmer once said, ‘Your network is your net worth.’ For more information, or to register visit our website.