2015 Manitoba Young Farmers Conference

Title: 2015 Manitoba Young Farmers Conference
Location: Victoria Inn Brandon, Manitoba
Date: February 25 and 26, 2015

Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. on February 25, 2015

In 2015, the Young Farmers Conference will focus on understanding risk management strategies to keep your farm business strong and thriving across generations.

Keynote speaker: Dr. John Fast – the Family Business Doctor will provide insight into farm transition from generation to generation, including interaction with participants at different stages of the succession process. He will also chair a panel of Manitoba producers who are at different stages of farm business transfer, representing both successor and retiring generations. They will share their farm stories, successes, challenges and much more.

Other topics:

  • Financial risk management: understanding cash flow, income and expense records, etc.
  • Production risk management: land and equipment investment strategies for decision making.
  • Marketing risk management: what to consider to minimize risks when deciding how to market your production.
  • Strategic planning risk management: understanding margin, price and production insurance, the value of cash advances, using insurance as a risk management tool, etc.

Complete the registration form and reserve your spot today!

Registration Form: MSWORD (12KB)

Download the promotional flyer here.

Early bird rate: $125 per person by February 2, 2015
Regular rate: $135 per person by February 18, 2015

Hotel Information:

Group Name: MB Young Farmers
Group Number: 276095
$114.99 + taxes (single occupancy) – includes one complimentary breakfast
$124.99 + taxes (double occupancy) – includes two complimentary breakfasts

For more information:

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Ellen McPherson
204-266-2930 in Beausejour

Lynne Gilmore
204-861-2071 in Teulon

KAP Young Farmers
Alanna Gray or Chandra Rempel
204-697-1140 in Winnipeg
Conference supporters
Bayer Crop Science

This two-day conference for young farmers is presented in part by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development and the Keystone Agricultural Producers Young Farmers Committee and is funded in part by Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

Start Date: 2015-02-25
End Date: 2015-02-26