June 18th – Know Your Cost of Production/Break Even Points webinar (11:30 AM MDT)
You need a good understanding of how to determine your product costs before you can talk price. This webinar will explore the importance of knowing your actual cost of production and provide insight on how to determine your breakeven point. We will also look at how use that knowledge to make sound business decisions. Join Marissa Brewer, new venture specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry as she helps you solve the mystery of pricing your food products.
June 25th – Pricing 101: Adjusting for change (11:30 AM MDT)
With a clear understanding of what your actual costs are, you are well positioned to determine a fair price for your food products. Are your prices accurate? Are you leaving money on the table or charging too much? Attend this webinar to hear Marissa Brewer, with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry discuss the basics of pricing and how change can affect your price.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Events and Information
Cap Efficient Grain Dryer Program
A new grant program is now available to help grain farmers upgrade their grain handling systems.
Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE for the application form.
Click HERE for the funding list.
Click HERE for the terms and conditions.
Alberta Climate Information Service (ACIS)
Did you know that there's an interactive tool available through the Alberta government's website that allows producers, farm consultants, and researchers to see Alberta weather forecasts, browse over 10,000 maps of Alberta weather and Alberta climate-related information, and access near real time station data from over 350 meteorological stations operating in the province?
Check it out HERE.
The maps and weather data describe Alberta's weather, climate and related agriculture features to help with your long-term planning and decision-making throughout the growing season.
Crop Production Workshop – Presentations
This workshop was held on March 15, 2017. Below are the slides from two of the presentations given during the workshop.