AGRI-TREND® OFFICIAL NEWS & UPDATES


  • Sep 18, 2008
    Agri-Trend Agrology Welcomes Richard Limoges P.Ag, CCA, as new Agri-Coach

    Richard joined the Agri-Trend Network in the fall of 2008, and is looking forward to providing agronomic services to producers in the Smoky River area of the Peace Country. He grew up in this area, and was actively involved in annual crop production, pedigreed seed production, and forage production. He has a very good understanding of the risks and challenges faced by producers in the industry today. Richard has also obtained a diploma in Ag Business from Olds College in 2002, his degree in Range and Pasture Management from the U of Alberta in 2005, and both his CCA and P.Ag in 2008. Prior to becoming an Agri-Coach™, he was employed by Agricore United (now Viterra) as a sales agronomist, where he also gained experience in grain buying. Richard joined the Agri-Trend Network for access to the knowledge, ideas, and resources that they offer. The focus of his business will be strategic crop planning and in-season agronomy services. He looks forward to helping his clients optimize production and improve their bottom lines.

  • Jul 10, 2008
    The Aussies Have Landed!

    The Aussies, Andrew Sargent and Rene McCallum, from southern Australia have landed!

    Both Andrew and Rene completed their Bachelor of Agriculture from the Adelaide University in March, completing the last semester at the University of Guelph in Ontario. Then they participated in Agri-Trend’s Apprenticeship training conducted by Rob Saik, CEO and Doug Penny, Senior Agri-Coach.

    Andrew is working with Hudye Soil Services Ltd in Norquay, SK, where his goal is to get experience with Canadian Ag culture. He plans to travel in the States before heading back to Australia.

    Rene is employed by Ray Agro & Petroleum in Stony Plains, AB. Where he’s been busy soil testing and blending fertilizer, “I’m really enjoying it” he says!

    They are part of our international Agri-Trend/Outlook Ag Seasonal Agronomy Employment opportunity for agriculturists under 31. To learn more about these opportunities, talk to your local Agri-CoachTM or contact:

    Terry Waddell, P.Ag.
    Agri-Trend Coordinator
    phone: 1-403-382-9281
    email: twaddell@agritrend.com

  • Jul 10, 2008
    Agri-Trend Agrology Welcomes Tanner Pollack as a New Agri-Coach

    Tanner is starting an Agri-Coaching business in the South Peace region of Alberta, and is excited about the opportunity to work closely with local producers on growing their businesses. Tanner grew up in the High Prairie area and is still actively involved in the family farm, which focuses on cattle and grain production.


    He graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree in 2006, majoring in Range and Pasture Management. From 2004 to 2008, Tanner worked for the local Viterra (formerly Agricore United) as a crop scout, and later as a location manager, where he gained his competence with the field-level issues that affect producers in area, as well as some of the fundamental issues related to running a business.


    Tanner wants the focus of his business to be helping his clients with strategic planning for their businesses, services for in-season agronomy issues, and also manure management and regulatory compliance, pasture management planning, and access to carbon credit aggregation and trading.


    Tanner joined the Agri-Trend Network for access to the wisdom and new ideas from the rest of the Agri-Coaches™, the team of Senior Agri-Coaches™, the tools, support, and training provided by Agri-Trend Agrology™ , and the experience in providing good value to clients.

     

    Box 1562
    High Prairie, AB
    T0G 1E0
    Phone:(780) 536-2558
    Cell:(780) 536-0235

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