Producers brave cold to get insights at 2017 Crop Production Show

 The 34th Annual Western Canadian Crop Production Show, held January 9-12, 2017, wrapped up yesterday. Despite the bitter cold, organizers are pleased with the attendance for all 4 days. The information gathered in Saskatoon this week formulates plans for the upcoming growing season for Western Canadian grain producers.

We were pleased to welcome CropSphere delegates to our facilities this year and look forward to working with that organization to continue building our events together.” stated Agriculture Manager, Lori Cates. “Even though we had some challenges, we are hopeful that delegates appreciated being able to easily attend sessions, AGM’s and the trade show.”

A total of 20,394 attendees passed through the doors over the 4 days of the show that featured 345 companies utilizing 1035 trade show booths. This show has become Western Canada’s premier grain industry showcase by presenting information to producers on the latest technology, services, and products.

Although the weather was not ideal, producers still made an effort to attend knowing they will be able to interact with industry experts at this show. We want to extend a huge thank you to and our outstanding exhibitors, presenters and dedicated staff that contribute to our show’s success” says Cates.

The combined [Western Canadian] Crop Production Show and CropSphere [Conference] proved to be an exciting event for producers. I want to thank both the CropSphere delegates and our industry partners for their patience in combining the two events.” stated Brian Sim, Committee Chair.

For more information please contact: 

Lori Cates
Manager – Agriculture

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