RRC Ag Days
Registration is now open for RRC Ag Days in Airdrie, AB – June 6, Rolling Hills – June 13, Fort Macleod – June 20.
Experts in cattle and crop production, pasture management and farm business strategy from across western Canada will be gathering in three small communities (Airdrie, Rolling Hills and Fort Macleod) in southern Alberta over the next three weeks as part of Rural Roots Canada Ag Days.
Brennan Turner of FarmLead talks about corporate culture; his mantra of listen, digest, and suggest with perspective. He also goes into depth about the work ethic, focus and discipline he inherited from the farm and the exclusive world premiere of his new startup COMBYNE.
Ag Exchange Group's Mike Witkowicz talks about the importance of diversifying your buyers in an effort to help weather a trade dispute, like the one currently happening with China over canola seed exports.
Crop rotation can reduce disease and pests by limiting the time host plants grow in a given field. Randy Kutcher of University of Saskatchewan came to WheatStalk 2018 to talk about different crops that can go into rotation to avoid fusariam head blight.
A grain market analyst believes India could reduce tariffs on pulses due to very dry conditions in their country. Chuck Penner also believes China will continue to buy peas but it may not exceed 2019 levels and there will probably be an increase in the amount of lentils grown this year.