Brought to you by Farm Management Canada and the Small-Scale Meat Producers Association
Farm life can be unpredictable, even on the best days – weather, pests, market conditions, relationships, and more recently, COVID-19 can affect not only day-to-day farm management but the future of the operation altogether. In recent years, producers in B.C. have seen the devastating effects that certain risks can have on a farm. But, with risk, also comes opportunity for those who are positioned to take calculated risks. This is why it’s important to plan for risk.Farm Management Canada and the Small-Scale Meat Producers Association invites Meat Producers in the province of British Columbia to attend one of three virtual Roots to Success Risk Management workshops taking place in January to increase their ability to assess and address risks using a comprehensive approach to managing risk on the farm.Thanks to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Agri-Risk Initiatives Program and to the Small-Scale Meat Producers Association, this workshop is available for the low cost of $30 to producers.
The workshop will allow you to:
Gain knowledge, tools and resources to make better business decisions
Share best practices and lessons learned with other producers
Begin to create a comprehensive risk management plan tailored to your farm
Producers in B.C. are invited to register to one of the following workshops:
WORKSHOP 1 – Cattle Producers: January 10th and 17th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST*Producers must attend both sessions to complete the workshop
WORKSHOP 2 – Meat Producers (Mixed): January 11th and 18th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST*Producers must attend both sessions to complete the workshop
WORKSHOP 3 – Meat Producers (Mixed): January 13th and 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST*Producers must attend both sessions to complete the workshop
To register for one of these free workshops, click here!
IMPORTANT: Please note that these are interactive workshops. Given their nature, we have limited the number of participants for each workshop.By participating in this workshop, you will gain free access to AgriShield®, an online risk management platform for a period of one year.Please note the following:• These workshops are designed for BC Meat Producers only. For this reason, your registration will be reviewed. If your registration is accepted, you will receive a follow-up email containing instructions about the event. Other workshops that are better suited to other producers and professions will be advertised in the future.• Space is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
We hope to see you there!
Mathieu Lipari, Program Manager, Farm Management Canada
Julia Smith, Executive Director, Small-Scale Meat Producers Association