"Farming for ... Profit?" Agriculture in a World of Plenty

23rd Annual Moose Jaw Conference

June 24-25, 2016

Heritage Inn and Schmitz Barn

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

Preliminary Agenda

Friday, June 24

2 pm - Registration

3-4 pm - Cash Bar

4-6:30 pm - Session

6:30 - 8 pm - Cash Bar

Saturday, June 25

9 am - Session

12 pm - Lunch

1-5 pm - Sessions

5 pm - Adjorn to Party at Schmitz Barn (BYOB)

Speakers and Topics Include:

  • Manhong Zhu, “The Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement: What Is in It for Canadian Farmers?”
  • James Nolan, “New Transportation Regulations: Effects on Agriculture”
  • Brandon McFadden and Troy G. Schmitz, “The New Food Guidelines: What Are Farmers to Produce?”
  • Jacelyn Kropp, “Does the Farm-to-School Lunch Program Increase Student Fruit and Vegetable Consumption?”
  • Luis Ribera, “North American Market Integration and Food Security Imports”
  • Saleem Shaik, “The Impact of Public Policies on Farm Real Estate Values”
  • Peter Slade and Richard Gray, “Two Ports: Vancouver and Portland Wheat Prices”
  • Kelly McElree, “The Impact of Hyperbaric Medicine in Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan”
  • Ken Rosaasen, “Marketing and Transparent Pricing: Improving Data for Producers”
  • Daniel Landman, “Optimal Hedging Strategies for Canola Growers”
  • Grant Devine, “Tube Transportation of Western Canadian Commodities”
  • Steve Pratte, "Government Hopper Cars and the Canadian Grain Handling and Transportation System"
  • Lynn Kennedy, "The GMO Controversy Over Farm Products"

Additional speakers to be added

Discussants Include:

  • Evan Schmitz
  • Jerry Gault
  • Andre Schmitz
  • William Nganji

Download a Preliminary Agenda

 Schmitz Barn, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada


Heritage Inn, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

To book your room, make a reservation online or contact Andreas Rauscher at 306-693-7550

Visit the website for the Heritage Inn in Moose Jaw, SK

Registration Form

Download the Moose Jaw Conference Registration Form

To have a registration form emailed or sent postal mail, email your request to


Andreas Rauscher, Heritage Inn

Phone: 306-693-7550   Fax: 306-692-5660

Dr. Andrew Schmitz, University of Florida

Phone: 352-294-7685   Email:

Katrina Funk, Hague, SK

Phone: 306-225-2079   Email:

Sponsors Include

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