Certificate Course in COVID-19 and the Economics of World Food and Agriculture
May 19 to June 4Webinar
Offered by University of Alberta for free, this timely certificate course will help participants to process and interpret all of that information through the lens of agricultural economics. Drawing upon information from around the world, we will consider the links between COVID-19 and our agri-food system, considering both the direct links between the disease and the food system, and the indirect links between our risk management behavior and the food system. For more information or to register visit https://covideconomics.ales.ualberta.ca.
Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada Webinar Series
May 26 to June 11Webinar
12 p.m. EDT
This year’s Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada (ANCC) will take place via a series of engaging webinars instead of the originally scheduled in-person conference. View the program here: https://animalnutritionconference.ca/index.html
Paddock Design feat. Jim Gerrish with MaiaGrazing
Renown Grazier Jim Gerrish is back with a second webinar this spring. This webinar will focus on designing paddocks and the importance of managing things with a defined unit of records. For more information visit: https://www.foothillsforage.com.
Understanding and Promoting Mental Health in Agriculture
9 a.m. MDT
Now more than ever before, mental health is increasingly important to the sustainability of the Canadian beef industry. In this webinar, we will explore what mental health looks like, how to recognize the signs of struggle in yourself and others, and knowing where to turn for resources or immediate help. Find more information here: https://www.crsb.ca/about-us/events/.
Electric Fencing Tips and Troubleshooting with DATAMARS
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
This webinar was designed to provide more in-depth information around electric fencing, a critical tool used in paddock design and rotational grazing. To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca
Economic Outlook and Impacts of 2020 on the beef industry
9 a.m. MDT
Leading experts provide economic outlooks for the Canadian food system. Justin Sherrard, Global Strategist, Animal Protein with Rabobank will provide a global economic outlook. Craig Klemmer of Farm Credit Canada provides perspective on the entire Canadian agricultural and food system, and Brain Perillat of Canfax will provide an economic outlook for the Canadian beef industry specifically. Find more information here: https://www.crsb.ca/about-us/events/.