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Mental Health in Farming

Mental Health in Farming

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Not managing stress leads to poor outcomes not only for you, but for your farm as well. By getting a handle on your mental health and wellbeing, you can better succeed in all areas of your life. In this webinar, Lacey Owens will help you to trend upwards!

Lacey is a small-town farm girl with a passion for people. She grew up working on the family farm and has always had a genuine love for the industry. Aside from this, she delivers workshops focusing on practical approaches to getting people performing at their best and living more balanced lives. She feels that mental health, and stress in particular, is something to be taken seriously and managed well so that you can trend upwards in all areas of your life.

Grain Marketing

Grain Marketing

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Michael Ferguson is a farm advisor from Star City, Saskatchewan. In addition to managing his own operation, Michael's finance and accounting education led him to start Exceed Grain Marketing. Derek Squair loves to bring value to producers and specializes in grain merchandising as the President of Exceed Grain Marketing. In this webinar you will get ideas to help you with proactive risk management and grain marketing.

Farm management

Farm management

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Open the door to thriving in agriculture by managing the economics and finances of your farm.

Jonathan Small is a seasoned agrologist and veteran farm advisor. In this webinar he will discuss the three simple parts to successful farm management; gross margin, labour power and machinery and land building and finance.

Jonathan’s length and breadth of experience has given him immense insight into what it takes to thrive in modern agriculture. His ability to convey that to his clients simply and effectively has allowed him to improve the lives and businesses of literally thousands of farm families. His fundamental approach to the analysis and understanding of farm business is at the very heart of Global Ag Risk Solution’s own Production Cost Insurance product. Prior to joining Global Ag Risk Solutions Jonathan was a farm management partner with MNP for 18 years and was extensively involved in succession planning in the last ten years of that time.

Digital ag and the impact on my farm

Digital ag and the impact on my farm

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Kristjan Hebert will lead you through how digital ag impacted his farming operation in 2018. He’ll talk about turning raw data into useful aggregated data, then how to turn data into decisions.

Kristjan was born and raised a farmer. He left the family farm briefly to obtain his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Saskatchewan and articled at MNP to fulfill his CPA requirements. Grateful for being born into farming, Kristjan has made it his life's work to help each and every farmer increase revenue and reduce risk in hopes of helping them live a better life and fulfill the food needs of the growing world.

Getting your banker to work for you

Getting your banker to work for you

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Understanding your farm’s financial position is necessary to make informed decisions and maximize returns. In this webinar Todd Andries, Regional Vice President, Conexus Business Solutions – Agriculture, will outline how to assess your farm’s financial health, understand and manage financial risk, and what you can do to ensure that your banker is working for you.

Todd leads a team of 25 ag advisors who deliver full financial services and advice to the Saskatchewan farming community. In his role as Regional Vice President, Ag, he led the development of Conexus Credit Union’s Ag strategy which has helped build their brand as a trusted partner in the industry. He grew up on a mixed farming operation in Southern Saskatchewan and his background has been in the financial services industry in Alberta and Saskatchewan. He has held numerous roles in the commercial, Ag, and retail spaces.

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