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Get Perspective on the 2019 Hog Market

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Get Perspective on the 2019 Hog Market

Time: April 2, 2019 from 9:30am to 3pm
Location: Brodhagen Community Centre
Street: 6708 Perth County Line 44
City/Town: Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0, Canada
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/g…
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Farm Credit Canada
Latest Activity: Mar 26, 2019

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Event Description

Join for a day of insights and analysis and learn what’s ahead for the hog industry in 2019.

Topics includeTopics include

  • Economic update for the hog sector
  • Developing marketing plans and hedge strategies
  • Considerations for agricultural building construction

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (lunch provided)

Speakers

Craig Klemmer
Craig joined FCC in 2009 as an Agricultural Economist, specializing in monitoring and analyzing the macroeconomic environment, modelling industry health, and providing industry risk analysis. Prior to FCC, he worked in the livestock branch of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. Craig holds a Master of Agricultural Economics degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Bert Caputo
For over 15-years Bert has been working with agricultural producers developing marketing plans and executing hedging strategies using futures and options. He works closely with our hog producer clients, sharing ideas and information allowing them to make better informed marketing decisions. Bert has an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Mark Weber
Mark is from Mount Forest and is the owner of Riverside Construction. Started in 2009, his company’s primary focus is agriculture building and have recently built five new hog barns for producers in the Black Creek Hog program.

Jim Thalen
Jim works for Countyline Equipment and Swine Equipment Consultant and Sales. He works with clients who are renovating or building to ensure they are making the right choices when it comes to technologies in their barn.

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