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Join us online on Thursday, August 26 for a digital event day for beef and dairy producers starting at 8:55 am SK Time.
On August 26, we’ll check in with impacts due to a very dry prairie crop and pasture season for beef and dairy producers in 2021. We’ll discuss some of the things producers can consider and strategies to help them with challenging decisions ahead.
8:58 am - Welcome to Digital Livestock Day: Featuring Beef and Dairy
Laura Rance-Unger, Vice President of Content for Glacier FarmMedia, welcomes you to today's digital event, sets the stage for the day, and thanks our sponsors for being with us.
9:00 am - Extending Grazing Through Holistic Planning
In this presentation, Canadian Cattlemen Editor Lisa Guenther speaks with Rancher Kelly Sidoryk to review the principles of holistic planned adaptive grazing. They'll talk about factors to consider and share the planning and monitoring processes.
9:45 am - Agriculture 2021: What Now, What Next?
The Canadian agriculture industry has been buffeted by a series of shocks over the past eighteen months, originating both from outside and within. In this presentation, Aaron Goertzen, Senior Economist at BMO Capital Markets, assesses the current state of the agriculture sector and traces out the contours of what may lie ahead.
10:15 am - What Anti-Quality Plants May Be in That Hay Bale?
Are toxic plants present in your slough or ditch hay this year? Join Bart Lardner, Professor,
Department of Animal & Poultry Science with the University of Saskatchewan, as he discusses the challenges of feed shortages and the potential for toxic plants to become part of harvested forage.
11:00 am - Helping Western Canadian Corn Growers Compare their Corn Hybrids for Forage Quality in Relation to Dairy, Beef, Feedlot and Grazing
In this LIVE rountable session on Zoom, Corteva™ Agriscience will introduce you to new Pioneer® brand corn products for 2022 and tested characteristics to fit the right product on the right acre. And, we’ll compare corn hybrids for forage quality in relation to dairy, beef, feedlot and grazing.
Rancher, Consultant and Canadian Cattlemen Contributor
Presentation: Extending Grazing Through Holistic Planning
Overview: In this presentation, Canadian Cattlemen Editor Lisa Guenther speaks with Rancher Kelly Sidoryk to review the principles of holistic planned adaptive grazing. They'll talk about factors to consider and share the planning and monitoring processes.
Profile: Kelly ranches with her family near Lloydminster, Sask./Alta. and Debden, Sask. Over 25 years ago, they were introduced to Holistic Management, and the process had a significant impact on their operation as it transitioned into a forage-based livestock enterprise. They run both cow/calf, yearlings and custom cattle, with adaptation and change being common themes over the years. Kelly has also had the opportunity to work with farm/ranch families in the areas of Succession Planning, Goal Setting, Financial Planning and Grazing Planning.
Dr. H.A. (Bart) Lardner
Presentation: What Anti-Quality Plants May Be in That Hay Bale?
Overview: Are toxic plants present in your slough or ditch hay this year? Join Bart Lardner, Professor, Department of Animal & Poultry Science with the University of Saskatchewan, as he discusses the challenges of feed shortages and the potential for toxic plants to become part of the harvested forage.
Profile: For the past 25 years, Dr. H.A. (Bart) Lardner has managed a research program focusing on beef cattle management and forage production research. Dr. Lardner is a Professor in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science at the University of Saskatchewan where he supervises students and teaches courses in forages and beef cattle nutrition. His expertise lies in pasture and water management in cow-calf systems, summer and winter grazing systems, and ruminant nutrition. His research program works closely with producers to ensure applicability of results back to industry.
Watch sessions on our July 20 digital event day!
On July 20, experts share harvest insights and get the chance to kick some virtual tires. Here’s just a few of the things you can check out at our digital event:
• Productivity vs. profitability: find your harvest sweet spot
• Electric drive vehicles & farm machinery design
• See special deals and get exclusive offers from our sponsors
• View sessions on-the-go with our FREE app: where you want, when you want
Rewatch informative sessions from our June 23 digital event day!
Listen to experts about emerging issues and opportunities in the field, ways to be more efficient with inputs.
Learn about the different ways to get more out of your crop:
• Nutrient Uptake and Removal Guidelines
• Variable Rate & Precision Ag
And so much more!
Rewatch sessions from our March 24 digital event day! Register for free.
• How small changes on your farm can lead to BIG returns
• Practical tips to put more dollars in farmers’ hands
• The future of autonomous machinery
• The latest innovations in ag equipment
March 24, 2021
Planting Kick Off – Profiting Through Incremental Gains
What’s on your mind as you start the 2021 growing season? We’ll share ideas on maximizing profitability through small changes, planting equipment tips and news, plus what’s on the horizon as another season gets underway.
June 23, 2021
Getting on with Growing – Vigilance in Crop Care
Now that the season is underway, what pressures are you facing? We’ll talk to experts about emerging issues and opportunities in the field, ways to be more efficient with inputs and how to get the most out of your farm equipment this spraying season.
July 20, 2021
Research and Tire-Kicking – Demos and Clinics to Inform Your Decisions
Although in-person restrictions make tire-kicking and plot tours tough this summer, we’ll bring you up-to-date information from the field to help with equipment decisions, crop research to help you plan and ways to prepare for harvest.
August 26, 2021
Livestock Day 2021: Featuring Beef and Dairy
Beef and dairy producers in 2021 are facing very dry prairie conditions. We’ll share current production impacts and look at strategies to help producers with the challenging decisions ahead.
October 20, 2021
Making Progress – Considerations for Post-Harvest
With harvest wrapped up after a difficult drought year on the prairies, we’ll share ideas on the options for storing your grain and what you need to know heading into the winter planning months.
December 1, 2021
What a Year – A Celebration of Ag Innovation
Innovation drives the heart of our Canadian ag industry. We’ll showcase some of the best innovations from 2021, and share ground-breaking technologies from agri-business, crop and seed, equipment and livestock that will drive the future of ag.
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