February 9, 10 and 11, 2018
Masonic Lodge, 1755 Main St. North, Moose Jaw SK Cost: $175 (meals included)
Join us to discuss timely topics such as:
Calving Management Tips, Livestock Water Quality, Beef Cattle Nutrition, Managing Forages in Dry Conditions, Artificial Insemination, The Do’s and Don’ts of Cattle Marketing, Cattle Handling Facilities, Making Feed with Your Calculator, Cattle Marketing, Succession Planning, Cow Herd Surveillance Equipment, Farm Structure & Tax Tips, a Tour of JGL, a Producer Panel and more!
ALSO – Curt Pate, an internationally recognized stockmanship instructor will provide a stock handling demonstration. Learn cattle handling techniques to help move them comfortably and stress free.
To register or for more information, call the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.
SEE BACK FOR AGENDA Previous Attendees have said…
“Great course, very informative, would attend again. Nice wide range of coverage on relevant topics, great job!” “Excellent workshop. Great topics and speakers. Well planned and organized. One of the best workshops attended”
DAY 1 FEBRUARY 9, 2018
DAY 2 FEBRUARY 10, 2018
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Ranch Money Ma ers – Val Panko, SK Ministry of Agriculture
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Carbon Tax – Tris n Skolrud – Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Bioresources
9:30 am – 10:00 am
Do’s and Don’ts of Marke ng Ca le: What You Should Know – Alan Jackson, JGL Ca le
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Stalking Your Cows: Herd Surveillance & Calving Management – Dr. Colin Palmer, WCVM
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
What is Ea ng Your Cows?: Parasite Resistance Project –
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SUPPER Entertainment
Naomi Paley, SK Ministry of Agriculture
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Managing Forages in Times of Drought – Rachel Turnquist, SK Ministry of Agriculture
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
Succession & Exit Planning: Saving Taxes & Building Certainty – Raymond Riel, Senior Advisor, Advice Only Financial Group
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm COFFEE BREAK
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Ca le Handling Facili es – Curt Pate, Curt Pate Stockmanship
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Immuniza on Strategies to Op mize Calf Health – Dr. Dorothy Erickson – Manager Veterinary Services, Ca le Division, Zoe s
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Leasing vs Buying Equipment – Tyler McPherson – Equipment Finance Specialist, RBC Commercial Financial Services
10:00 am – 10:30 am 10:30 am – 11:15 am
DAY 3 FEBRUARY 11, 2018
8:30 am – 9:15 am
Up a Creek: Water Quality For Beef Cows– Colby Elford, SK Ministry of Agriculture
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Targeted Mineral Programs – Kelly Cruise – Blair’s Animal Nutri on
10:00 am – 10:30 am COFFEE
10:30 am – 11:00 am
Livestock & Forage Insurance Programs – Janelle Kuntz, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ranch Tales: What Makes Us Di erent – Producer Panel
Stock Handling Demo – Curt Pate, Curt Pate Stockmanship
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Ar cial Insemina on in the Commercial Cow Herd – Dr. Colin Palmer, Assistant Professor, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Cowherd Nutri on: Feeding to Succeed – Murray Feist, SK Ministry of Agriculture
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm COFFEE
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Making Feed with your Calculator – Travis Peardon, SK Ministry of Agriculture

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