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CYFF Annual Conference And Business Meetings

Check back often to find the final 2017 Annual Young Farmers National Conference Agenda.

The CYFF is excited about this year’s line-up of conference speakers… additional details coming soon!

Friday, February 24th    

2:00 – 7:00            Registrations

7:00 p.m.             Wine & Cheese & Registration

7:30 p.m.             CYFF Welcome & CYFF APP LAUNCH

7:45 p.m.             Stand Up for Your Industry! Social Media Outreach with Andrew Campbell

8:15 p.m.             2017 Economic Outlook for Agriculture with Jean-Philippe Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, Farm Credit Canada

Saturday, February 25th              

8:00        CYFF Opening Remarks

8:05        CYFF Collaborations / Connections / Projects

8:30        Ag More Than Ever

9:00        Virtual Farm Tours PE / ON

9:45        TD CANADA

10:15     Networking / Coffee

10:45     Governance and the link to Energizing Young Farmers with Andrew Hewat, Hewat Strategic Edge

11:45     Back to Ag  – Canadian Agriculture Safety Association

12:00     Lunch

1:00        Virtual Farm Tour BC / NB / SK

2:00        Policy Framework Open Forum Discussion

3:15        Networking / Coffee

3:30        Virtual Farm Tour YT / NS / NF

4:15        Making Dollars and Sense: The 7 Practices Driving Farm Financial Success with FMC

4:30        Financial Management / Strategy Planning with Kim Gerenscer

5:30        Adjourn

 

7:00        Social

7:30        Stress Management with David Posen “Doc Calm”

9:00        Entertainment – to be announced

 

Sunday, February 26th

8:00        Breakfast

9:00        Egg Farmers of Canada Presentation

9:30        TBA

10:00     A Snapshot of the Current Government with Richard Phillips

10:30     “For Your Family’s Sake” (Succession Planning) with Len Davies

11:30     Virtual Farm Tour – Adam Vander Zaag (Potato Operation)

12:00     Lunch

1:00        Virtual Farm Tours AB / MB / QC

2:00        Programs & Funding for Young Farmers AAFC

2:30        Virtual Farm Tours International

3:00        Networking / Coffee

3:30        Break Out Sessions

Room #1 – CYFF AGM

Room #2 – Farmland Purchases Options with Bonnefield

Room #3 – Succession Planning with Len Davies

Room #4 – Human Resources with CAHRC

Room #5 – Government Connections & Etiquette Training with Richard Phillips

Room #6 – Financial Management / Strategy Planning with Kim Gerencser

4:30        Adjourn

 

6:00        Formal Banquet

Introduction to the 2017/18 CYFF Board of Directors

CYFF CELEBRATES 20 YEARS

International Virtual Farm Tours

Motivational Speaker – to be announced

 

Annually, the CYFF hosts a national conference and general members meeting.
The conference offers a dynamic agenda filled with unforgettable speakers that present on topics which leave young farmers feeling motivated, inspired and educated. Young producers from coast to coast thoroughly enjoy the training they attain and the opportunity to network with fellow producers in a professional yet fun environment.

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CYFF’s 2016 annual national young farmers conference #farmtogether – agriculture united, was held in Vancouver, B.C. February 26th to 29th, 2016.

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For additional information about CYFF AGMs, please contact Guenette Bautz, General Manager, Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum by calling 888-416-2965 or email: info@cyff.ca

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