We Are All Treaty People

24

Sep

2019

Bison Production Workshop and Tour

  • September 24, 2019 8 am - 5 pm
  • 888 Central Avenue Prince Albert

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The Saskatchewan FIrst Nations Economic Development Network and the Ministry of Trade and Export Development are organizing a forum for Indigenous communities and individuals who have bison, are looking at expansion or are interested in getting into the bison business.

Join us to learn about the industry, bison production, feedstock and nutrition, sales and marketing, and industry associations.

The day will include:

- A tour of Sturgeon Lake First Nation’s bison operation (meet at Plaza 88 at 8:15am for bus ride, returning at 10:45am)

- A presentation from the Canadian Bison Association’s Executive Director, Terry Kremeniuk on the Canadian Bison Association, the benefits of becoming a member, and trends in the industry.

- A presentation from the Saskatchewan Bison Association’s President, Les Kroeger

- A presentation from Roger Provencher of Canadian Prairie Bison, a marketing group that focuses on value-added products, value-chain development, and sales and marketing

- Information on bison feedstock and nutrition from Murray Feist, Ministry of Agriculture

*Participant names, organizations and email addresses will be shared at the event as part of a delgate list. If you do not want your information shared please contact exnerpirot@gmail.com for an exemption.*

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