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Eventbrite - Wetaskiwin AG Forum 

The Wetaskiwin AG Forum is a conference and networking event dedicated to servicing the business needs of regional farmers, producers and companies in the agriculture industry. The event is focused on grain, pulse and livestock.

Join us for an operational review of agriculture with door prizes, a main prize and lunch served afterwards.

This event is free and is exclusively for farmers, producers and agriculture relevant companies within the Wetaskiwin region. To register, you should be located in or operate within the County of Wetaskiwin, the City of Wetaskiwin or the Town of Millet.

To register
click here.

Schedule:

8:30am - 9:00am         Registration (coffee and cookies)

9:00am - 12:15pm       Speaker Presentations 

  • “New Value Added Pulse processing for Alberta and Pulse Market Update" 
             W.A Grain & Pulse
  • “Overview of Risk Management Programs for Farmers” 
             AFSC
  • “Agriculture and International Markets with the Edmonton International Airport”
             Edmonton International Airport
  • “Canola, the past, present and future”
             Canola Council of Canada
  • “The Roles of Cereals in a Healthy Crop Rotation”
              Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
  • “Cattle Market Update – Where to from here”
              Canfax (Canadian Cattlemen's Association)
  • “Working Together to Advance Agriculture”
              Deputy Minister, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

12:15pm - 1:15pm       Lunch


Location:

Best Western Wayside Inn
4103-56 Street, Wetaskiwin


Prizes:

  • Main Prize:        - Apple Ipad Mini tablet
  • 2 Door prizes:   - $50.00 Coop Gift Certificate and AFSC Gift


Eventbrite - Wetaskiwin AG Forum 


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Welcome to the JEDI Region -
where business and communities share an entrepreneurial spirit with the natural beauty of the area. Located in close proximity to Edmonton International Airport, Nisku Industrial Park (one of the largest industrial parks in Canada) and the capital region of Edmonton, the JEDI region offers a solid economic base for industrial development. The Town of Millet and the City of Wetaskiwin, the two main service centers in the JEDI region, are linked to major transportation routes for in province and out of province distribution of goods and services. The JEDI region is an ideal place for expansion of the oilfield service sector and the manufacturing industry. Access to undeveloped land, lower land prices, access to skilled labor force (local and within easy computing distance), easy access to markets, affordable housing and a collaborative approach to land use/development by local municipalities provides competitive advantages...continued 


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