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Farm Outlook

The annual Farm Outlook event brings expert speakers to our community who share their knowledge on a wide variety of agriculture topics. Producers have the opportunity to attend a full day of presentations, enjoy lunch, and socialize with peers.

The 2024 Farm Outlook will be held Thursday, March 14, 2024 in the Aspen Lounge at Credit Union Place. 

8:30 am          Registration and Coffee 

8:50 am          Opening Remarks  

9:00 am         Approaching Grain Marketing Differently to Optimize Outcomes in 2024 

Keith Brownell, Manager, Country Grain Marketing, Viterra 

10:00 am       Weeds to Watch 

Kim Brown-Livingston, Provincial Weed Specialist, Manitoba Ag 

10:30 am       Importance of Seed Testing 

Krista Erikson, Seed Analyst, 20/20 Seed Labs 

11:00 am       Fertilizer Supply/Demand Review - What Lies Ahead 

Kevin Seavers & Courtney Dembiski, Fertilizer Team, Federated Cooperatives Ltd. 

NOON           Lunch and Presentation of Ron Brook Memorial Award 

1:00 pm          Growth Assurance - Utilizing Chamber Member Benefits for Added Piece of Mind 

Stephen Chychota & Teige Forbes, Executive Director & SV Benefits, Chamber of Commerce 

1:15 pm         2024 MASC Crop Insurance Update  

Rachel Jensen, Insurance Specialist, MASC 

1:30 pm          Global Policies - Supporting Sustainable Agriculture 

Brenna Mahoney & Colin Hornby, Keystone Agricultural Producers 

2:00 pm         Be Prepared to Buy 

Javier Vargas, Farm Management Consultant, MNP 

3:00 pm          Adjournment 


Further information is available from the Dauphin Agricultural Society  

at (204) 638-4428 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Registration at the door: $20 per person covers program, lunch and coffee. 

Pre-register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


This program is brought to you by the Dauphin Agricultural Society  

with support from numerous businesses in the ag community.