Olds Hosting AFAC Livestock Care Conference Again This Year

The 26th annual Alberta Farm Animal Care Livestock Care Conference is coming to Olds this spring. The 2019 edition of the event is planned for March 20th and 21st at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites. The Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction will be presented there as well.

The Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction nominations are now open.

Marketing & Membership Manager at AFAC Kristen Hall says there are 3 categories: Communication, Industry Leadership and Innovation.

According to Hall, the 3rd and final category is for Innovation and it honours those who develop a new process or product on improving the welfare of livestock and the industry.

Hall says the awards will be presented during their Livestock Care Conference on March 20th and 21st in Olds at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites.

She says there will be many speakers from all different sectors in the industry and notes the theme this year is "partners & progress, tools for success".

Hall adds, based on their feedback form from last year, they have decided to keep the conference in Olds for a secon year at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites.

The deadline for nominations is on February 15th. They can be submitted by email to kristen@afac.ab.ca.


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