Rural Roots Ag Days set for three Southern Alberta communities

May 31, 2019 

CALGARY – Experts in cattle and crop production, pasture management and farm business strategy from across western Canada will be gathering in three small communities in southern Alberta over the next three weeks as part of Rural Roots Canada Ag Days. 

The combination of workshops and tours make for a very interactive and informative day for the participants, creating conversations about best practices on farms to achieve maximum profitability and efficiency, says Event Organizer Craig Lester.

He adds it was important to bring the event to farmers by having it in their communities instead of large centres.

The days will be held in Airdrie on Thursday, June 6; Rolling Hills, Thursday, June 13; and Fort Macleod on June 20. 

Farmers and industry stakeholders are being encouraged to come out and join in on the presentations, conversations, and tours that are taking place. 

The cost of the day is $30.00 with proceeds going to support local non-profits in the community.

Airdrie – 4-H on Parade 
Rolling Hills – Rolling Hills Ag Society 
Fort Macleod – Fort Macleod and District Ag Society 

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Rural Roots Canada Ag Days have contributed $10,000 in donations and economic benefits over the past three events in Rolling Hills and Olds in Alberta and Yorkton in Saskatchewan, says Lester.

Experts making appearances at the Airdrie event include Dr. Cody Creelman, who is speaking on Strategic Beef parasite management; Jared Sherman, Cattle Manager at Soderglen Ranches on selecting a bull that fits your herd, Mike Witkowicz on building a year-round grain marketing strategy and Harry Brook from Alberta Agriculture on pasture management among many others. For a full list of the speakers at the events look below.

The crop and livestock tours in these three communities make for a very interactive day. 

Other topics to be covered include clubroot mitigation, farm business management and the Advancing Ag program among others. 

For more information call: 
Craig Lester 
403 – 861 – 1392 
craig@ruralrootscanada.com 

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