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Sat, Oct 28


Red Deer

Back to Our Roots- AGA Conference

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Back to Our Roots- AGA Conference
Back to Our Roots- AGA Conference

Time & Location

Oct 28, 2023, 7:00 a.m. – Oct 29, 2023, 12:30 p.m.

Red Deer, 3310 50 Ave, Red Deer, AB T4N 3X9, Canada


About the event

Red Deer Resort and Casino is offering deluxe rooms with two queen beds to attendees at

$149.00/night. This price is guaranteed until midnight October 10. When booking, state you are with AGA.

All people registered for the convention by midnight, October 18 will be entered into a prize draw.

Conference registration opens at 7am, October 28, welcome addresses will start at 8am. Sunday

October 29, start time is 8am, end time 12:00.

Speaker list will be included with times TBA.

Saturday evening there will be a dinner with cash bar, dinner will include dishes prepared with Alberta Goat.

There will be a silent auction, with items available for viewing and bidding all day Saturday, bidding will

close during the dinner Saturday evening.

Saturday, October 28th

7:00 am


8:00 am

Opening Remarks

Melodi Mackinnon and Merna Gisler;   Alberta Goat Association

8:30 am

Mental Health in Ag

Dr. Rebecca Perc-Stephenson; University   of Alberta

Breakout Session: SO, YOU WANT TO GET   INTO GOATS!

Maureen Lewis and Merna Gisler; Alberta   Goat Association

9:30 am

Coffee Break

10:00 am

On-Farm Slaughter

Deanna Hiemstra; South 36 Farm

10:30 am

University of Calgary Diagnostic   Services Unit

Dr. Lindsay Rogers; University of   Calgary

11:30 am

Goat Nutrition

Barry Yaremcio; Yaremcio Ag Consulting Ltd.

12:30 pm


1:30 pm


Amara Ndukwe; Oneeight

2:00 pm

Goat Nutrition Cont.

Barry Yaremcio; Yaremcio Ag Consulting Ltd.

3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:30 pm

Injury Prevention in Farming

Blake Goehring; Physiotherapist

4:30 pm

Goat Health

Dr. Collin Lawrence; Westlock   Veterinary Center

5:30 pm

Cash Bar Open

6:00 pm

Dinner and Social

7:30 pm

Silent Auction Closes

Sunday, October 29th

8:00 am


8:30 am

The Why of an AGS (Advanced Grazing   System)

Steve Kenyon; Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd.

10:00 am

Coffee Break

10:30 am

The How of an AGS (Advanced Grazing   System)

Steve Kenyon; Greener Pastures Ranching Ltd.

12:00 pm

Closing Address


  • 1 hour


  • 12 hours

    Silent Auction Closes

20 more items available


  • Single Person

    +$6.88 service fee
    Sale ended



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