Conference for farm advisors set

The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors plans to tackle a weighty issue at its Alberta conference in Red Deer on Feb. 17.

The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors plans to tackle a weighty issue at its Alberta conference in Red Deer on Feb. 17.

The Future of the Farm & Food Business in Alberta is the theme of the annual provincial meeting of the national organization of farm advisers and consultants. Topics to be presented will include: Why would farmers care?, Addressing the competitive challenges in Canada’s agri-business sector, The future of the crop industry in Canada, The three prongs in running a family business, and Investing in ag management education, among others.

Cost to attend the conference is $183.75 for association members and $210 for non-members. Additional information and the registration form can be accessed online at www.cafanet.com or by calling 1-877-474-2871.