SBA Annual Conference, AGM & Breeding Stock Sale

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SBA Producer Night

March 23, 2021

Conference and AGM 2021

March 27, 2021





Producer Night begins at 7:00PM CST

7:00 - Welcome

7:05 - 7:25 Ryan Yachyshen - Bison Psychology

7:25 - 7:45 Avery Shepherd and Merek Wigness - Catching Carbon & Value of a Cross Fence

7:45 - 8:00 - Economical Cross Fencing

8:00 - Questions

Conference begins at 3:00PM

3:00 – Welcome by Avery Shepherd and Terry Kremeniuk

3:05 – 3:50 – Kelly Daynard of Farm & Food Care Ontario

Perception is Reality - Who is the average Canadian consumer and how can you draw them into your story?

3:50 - 4:00 Short Break

4:00 - 5:00 Clayton Robins

Cover Crops, A Path to Resiliency

5:00 - Closing Remarks

5:10 – AGM

No Borders Premium Breeding Stock Sale begins at 7:00PM

Details will be added as confirmed




Executive Director

Farm & Food Care Ontario

Raised on a cash crop farm near Guelph, Ontario, Kelly Daynard is the Executive Director of Farm & Food Care Ontario. She is a graduate of both Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program.

A former reporter/photographer and agricultural communications specialist, Kelly has been with Farm & Food Care Ontario (and its predecessor organizations) since 2004. She was with the Ontario Cattlemen’s Association (now Beef Farmers of Ontario) as its Communications Manager from 1998 to 2004.

Farm & Food Care Ontario is a coalition of farmers, farm organizations and associated businesses proactively working together to earn public trust in food and farming.


Manitoba Beef & Forage Inc.

Operates a mixed family farm with son Quinn in Rivers, Manitoba with a primary focus on beef production at the present time:cow/calf, back-grounding, and custom grazing.Sheep production was included for about 30 years until 2009.

Graduated University of Manitoba in 1989 with a BSc in Agriculture.

Spent over 20 years with AAFC Research Branch in Brandon studying beef and forage production: including extending the grazing season, forage-based finishing, greenhouse gas mitigation, modeling, cultivar development, and energetic efficiencies. Through this has co-authored a number of scientific papers.

Spent several years working on Ag industry development as a member of numerous Boards and committees, including terms as Chair.

Through coaching sport, volunteer time and Board positions with Ag in the Classroom, Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba and other such youth education programs, youth development has been and continues to be an important part of his private life.

Executive Director of Manitoba 4-H Council for 7 years.

Awarded one of the 2013 Nuffield Canada Scholarships, touring the world to study the potential for energy-dense forages in the Canadian beef production model and has since delivered presentations on the concept in 8 countries.

Served as an Officer-Director for 3 terms on the Executive of the Canadian Society of Animal Science, helping to organize 4 international academic conferences.

Designated presenter in the Ag More Than Ever Speakers’ Bureau.

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