Farm Credit Canada is holding its Ag Outlook 2017 workshops in Saskatchewan this week.

It’s an opportunity to get the latest industry trends for commodity markets, economic cycles, emerging technologies and more.

Presenters include FCC’s JP Gervais, Pro Farmer Canada Market Analyst Mike Jubinville and Peter Gredig with Kettle Creek Communications.

The three will help producers understand the trends and seize the opportunities.

FCC’s Ag Outlook 2017 workshops run from 1:15 to 4:30, Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 in Swift Current at the Living Sky Casino and on Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 in North Battleford at the Western Development Museum.

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