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Farm Management Canada and agri benchmark kindly invite you to our Global Forum

Exploring Canada’s competitive edge:
How does Canada stack up?

June 26th, 2019: Perspectives in Crop Production
June 27th, 2019: Innovations and Global Trends

Venue: Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
288 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3C 0B8

In today’s global economy, farmers must look beyond the fence post to gain much-needed insights into how to maintain a competitive position in the global marketplace. agri benchmark is a non-profit global network of 60 agricultural economists from 50+ international partner institutions working closely with farmers and consultants who provide international insights into the strength and weaknesses of farming systems around the globe. Once a year, members of the agri benchmark network meet to share first-hand insights on crop production. Canada has the honour of hosting the agri benchmark Network 2019.

Farm Management Canada and agri benchmark have organized a Global Forum on Wednesday, June 26th and Thursday June 27th, inviting members of the Canadian agricultural industry including growers, agribusiness, academics, consultants and governments to exchange insights with international experts of the agri benchmark Network representing the major commodity countries and explore paths to sustaining Canada’s competitive advantage.

We invite you to join us to discuss Canada’s position and opportunities
for growth and continued prosperity.

Plenary Sessions will include:

Trends and Perspectives in Global Canola Production

  • Global canola and oilseeds markets
  • Key economic indicators for Canada and main competitors
  • Key challenges and opportunities – yields, output and markets Workshop A:
  • Policies and Economics of Reduced Ag Chemical Product Use

Global Pulse Production & Markets

  •  On-farm competitiveness of pulses
  • Global competitiveness of producers & production systems
  • Newcomers in pulses
  • Political interventions

Global AG Outlook – How Bearish Does It Get

  • Historical patterns in demand & supply
  • Game changers
  • OECD/FAO projections
  • Limitations and caveats

Workshops will include:

  • Policies and Economics of Reduced Ag Chemical Product Use
  • Experience in Precision Crop Production
  • GM-Free Soybean Markets – Brazil, USA, Canada,
  • Ukraine Economics of Organic Crop Production
  • Economics of Organic Crop Production

We hope you will find this program appealing and will join us in Winnipeg.

Please register using the following link:

Any questions? We are happy to help.
Joerg Zimmermann
agri benchmark Canadian Partner

About Us

agri benchmark – understanding agriculture worldwide
agri benchmark
Cash Crop is a unique network of agricultural economists, advisors, and growers in crop production. Since 2006, this global, non-profit, non-political network guides its clients in policy, industry and development aid with internationally standardized proprietary data on crop production systems and related farm economics. By combining this site-specific farm knowledge with analysis of global commodity markets and value chains we help our clients to make informed, scientifically-based decisions and thereby grow their business.

Farm Management Canada – cultivating excellence in farm business management
Farm Management Canada is Canada’s only national organization dedicated to the development and delivery of advanced farm business resources, information and tools to position farmers for sustainable growth and continued prosperity.