2015 Forage Seed Conference and AGM

Title: 2015 Forage Seed Conference and AGM
Location: Victoria Inn, Winnipeg
Date: January 11 & 12, 2015

The Manitoba Forage Seed Association invites you to their Annual Forage Seed Conference and AGM. A range of topics will be covered dealing with various aspects of growing and managing forage and turf seed crops. This year’s conference features Robert Saik, founder and CEO of Agri-Trend Group of Companies and author of Agriculture Manifesto – Ten Key Drivers that Will Shape Agriculture in the Next Decade.

Agri-Trend was nominated as one of Canada’s 2012 Top 50 Best Managed Companies and was recognized by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s 2013 top 25 Most Innovative Organizations.

Robert is a Director of Westerner Park, 2014-2015 Chairman of Agri-Trade Show, serves on The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce Ag Policy Committee as well as Advisor to The Canadian Management Council, The Farm Progress Show and The Red Deer College Donald School of Business. In July 2014 Robert was appointed by the Premier of the Province of Alberta to The Innovation Council, a think-tank on technology integration and innovation leadership.

He has travelled extensively through North America, South America, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East as well as Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan working on technology integration and agriculture advancements.

Other topics of discussion include:
· Market information
· Soil Fertility Management
· Research Across the Prairies
· Innovation on the Farm
· Importance of Soil Organisms to Plant Health

Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 12 at 1:15 at the Victoria Inn, Wpg.

Agenda and Registration:
Visit www.forageseed.net or contact MFSA @ 204-376-3309.

Heather McBey, Administrator
Manitoba Forage Seed Association
204-376-3309 Fax: 204-376-3311
hmcbey@forageseed.net

Start Date: 2015-01-11
End Date: 2015-01-12