Rural Roots Ag Days are a series of five (5) interactive, informative,

networking and entertaining agricultural events for farmers and

ranchers. These unique day-long workshops give local farmers a

chance to access industry expertise on a number of crop and livestock

production as well as farm business topics. The days are designed to

be informative, interactive and create opportunities to network.

Airdrie
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Agenda: 

 

Registration/ Coffee – 8 a.m. – Golden Rod Community Hall

 

Cost: $30.00

 

Your ticket includes all speakers, the tour and a delicious lunch.

 

Tours / Workshops:

    • Strategic Beef Cattle Parasite Management – Dr. Cody Creelman – Veterinary Agri-Health Services

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    • Selecting a Bull that fits your herd – Jared Sherman – Soderglen Ranches 

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    • Grain Marketing: How to improve revenues through marketing strategies – Mike Witkowicz – Ag Exchange Group

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    • Farm Business Management Strategies – Gail Schafer – Global Ag Risk Solutions

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    • Long term pasture management – Harry Brook – Alberta Agriculture and Forestry 

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    • Logan Skori – Advancing Ag   

Rolling Hills
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Agenda: 

 

Registration / Coffee – 8 a.m. – Rolling Hills Community Hall

 

Cost: $30.00

Your ticket includes all speakers, the tour and a delicious lunch.

 

Tours / Workshops:

    • Pasture management for optimal livestock health – Dr. Blake Balog – Bow Valley Livestock Health 

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    • Grain Marketing – How to improve revenues through marketing strategies – Mike Witkowicz – Ag Exchange

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    • Farm Business Management Strategies – Gail Schafer – Global Ag Risk Solutions 

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    • Clubroot Mitigation – Todd Green – County of Newell

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    • Financing the Next Generation – Keith MacLellan – ATB Financial

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    • Estate Planning – Eric Dalke – Counsel West Law

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    • Addison Cullen – Advancing Ag

 

Fort Macleod
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Agenda:

 

Registration/Coffee – 8 a.m. – Southern Alberta Livestock Exchange

Cost – $30.00

 

Your ticket includes all speakers, the tour and a delicious lunch.

 

Tours / Workshops:

    • Grain Marketing – How to improve revenues through marketing strategies – Mike Witkowicz – AG Exchange Group

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    • Farm Business Management Strategies – Gail Schafer – Global Ag Risk Solutions

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    • Your Future Depends on it – Kimberlee Davis ATB Wealth

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    • Estate Planning – Eric Dalke – Counsel West Law

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    • Long term pasture management – Harry Brook – Alberta Agriculture

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    • Feed bunker management strategies/silage pit testing/KEENAN mixer Demo. – Alltech / MasterFeeds @ Bouvry Farms

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    • Overview of Services and Q and A with MD of Willow Creek