Wednesday, October 31, 2012
An opportunity to learn, connect and socialize with other ranching and farming women and Olds College students! Brought to you by the organizers of Ladies Livestock Lessons & Olds College. Sessions include speaker Leona Dargis, Nuffield Scholar, bringing us an international perspective on Women in Agriculture, a lively Mock Auction to hone your bidding and buying skills, and round table discussions on pasture management, farm administration, cropping from seed to harvest and interpreting your feed tests and ration balancing. More information and registration details to be posted here soon!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Ladies Livestock Lessons is planning a winter weekend getaway for women in the farming and ranching community and Olds College students in Olds. This will be an opportunity to network, learn and kick back and relax with your fellow women in agriculture while bridging the generation gap. We are looking for input on this event as the committee works to plan this exciting event! We appreciate you taking a few minutes to fill out the survey and return it to Laura Gibney: email@example.com or simply just post a few comments here on the blog!
Tentative Date: 5:00pm Friday January 18 – 4:00pm Saturday January 19 2013
I am interested in attending an event like this: Yes No
Please number the below topics in order of interest (1 being most interested)
Stocking rates: calculating and managing grazing density
Balancing the books: Break evens
Feed tests: What do they mean?
Farm Women’s Mentorship Program
Cowbytes: How to balance rations
Direct Marketing: How and where to advertise your products
Human Resources: The human side of ranching/farming
Auction: Mock bull sale
Thanks for your feedback! We hope to see you soon at a new Ladies Livestock Lesson's event!