Join Alberta Canola Director Mike Ammeter for a day of agronomy, marketing and management information.
There is no charge to attend any of the 12 Powering Your Profits events being held across Alberta and lunch is included at each event – see all 12 locations and dates
Pre-registration is now closed. You can still join us, but please arrive before 9:00 am so we can register you at the door.
SPEAKERS AND TOPICS:
Canola Yield Robbers and Clubroot Silver Bullets
Keith Gabert, Agronomy Specialist – Canola Council of Canada
Dan Orchard, Agronomy Specialist – Canola Council of Canada
Dan and Keith will discuss improving the profitability of the agronomic decisions you make each year regarding stand establishment, diseases and insects and outline where those can be improved. While there are no silver bullets for clubroot, Dan will explain why understanding the ability of pathotype populations to change in your fields when deploying resistance varieties is critical and Keith will cover the potential to mitigate clubroot and improve soil pH with lime application.
Marketing is a FOUR Letter Word
Brian Voth, President -intelliFARM
Grain marketing is never without it’s challenges. Possibly the bane of most farm operations, more often than not marketing is where money is left on table. How do you manage price risk with production risk? Brian will discuss how having a plan and sticking to it will help you to stop associating marketing with four letter words.
Tax Tips and Traps
Merle Good, Farm Business Advisor – GRS Consulting Ltd.
Farmers need to know that significant tax strategies are available to them. And these tools need to be incorporated into the management of the farm business. Learn more about how to maximize income after tax, which is more than just trying to minimize the tax obligation.
CCGA Working for Farmers: A Financing Program That Enhances Your Marketing Flexibility
Dave Gallant, Director, Finance and Operations – Canadian Canola Growers Association
Dave will discuss how the cash advance program can reduce cost and give farmers more flexibility in managing their grain sales to maximize their returns.
CCGA Working for Farmers: Digging into PMRA’s Proposed Decision on Neonics
Mark Walker. Manager, Policy Development – Canadian Canola Growers Association
Mark will speak about the breadth and depth of the organization’s agriculture policy work and take a closer look at the PMRA’s proposed decisions to cancel all outdoor uses of neonics.
plus an update on the activities of the Alberta Canola Producers
There are 12 Powering Your Profits events being held across Alberta in November – see the full list of locations