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Marketing workshops for Vanderhoof beef producers

Marketing workshops coming to town for Vanderhoof beef producers

Farm Credit Canada learning event in Vanderhoof

Join Farm Credit Canada for a double-header learning event on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Vanderhoof Elk's Hall, featuring two great workshops:


Fundamentals of Cattle Marketing

In this workshop, market consultant Debbie McMillin walks you through basic and advanced cattle marketing strategies, and examines the options available to help you value your livestock and get the best price.

Benefits of attending:

- review the cattle marketing options available to you

- understand important terms and definitions

- discover how to evaluate pricing and delivery opportunities

- get insight into price slides, spreads and seasonal patterns

- explore risk management options for primary producers


Trends and Trade Opportunities in Beef Markets

In the second workshop, industry expert Anne Wasko provides valuable insight into what to expect in beef markets for this year and beyond, including industry trends and development. Learn how to position your business to mitigate risk and grow profitability.

Benefits of attending:

- learn key factors shaping North American and international beef markets

- understand trends shaping the Canadian cattle industry

- discover why managing price risk is important in today's market


Interested participants can contact Susan at 250-692-3773 for registration information.