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As an add-on to your time at Canadian Western Agribition, we have arranged a couple of off-site tours we think you’ll find interesting.

OFF-SITE MANUFACTURING AND LIVESTOCK FEED TOUR

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
8:30 am to 12:30 pm

 

Degelman

Since 1962, Degelman Industries has pushed the boundaries of innovation and durability in agricultural and industrial machinery. With an international reputation as a leader in design and performance, Degelman manufactures a broad range of farm equipment, including rock removal equipment, heavy harrows, manure spreaders, dozer blades and more. The tour takes us into Degelman’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with over 145,000 square feet under one roof.  With complete control over the quality of their products from start to finish, Degelman works tirelessly to provide new and innovative solutions to fit the ever-growing need of performance, quality and durability for today's agricultural and industrial equipment. It's all part of the Degelman philosophy to always evolve, always listen and always improve.

 

Masterfeeds

Since 1929, Masterfeeds has served farmers, ranchers and poultry producers through research-based animal feed formulations, ingredient innovations, feed manufacturing technologies and the distribution through dealer and direct sales. From feeds for horses, sheep and goat feeds, poultry feeds, specialty animal feeds, beef feeds, dairy feeds and swine feeds, Masterfeeds’ Nutrition Programs are backed by a skilled group of animal nutrition experts – experts by species, and/or experts by Canadian region – who collectively formulate for the ranges of forage and health requirements, by life stage or performance stage of the specie and by the challenges and opportunities they see on a national scale.  Masterfeeds offers bulk and bag feeds, supplements, blocks and minerals, premixes, organic feeds, ration balancing, in-barn assessments as well as many specialty and back yard animal feeds.  This tour stop allows us inside to take a look at the Masterfeeds mill.

 

Cowtown

Cowtown is a Wrangler flagship store, with over 5,000 pairs of jeans in-stock. There are thousands of pairs of boots, shirts, Carhartt workwear and traditional western wear too! Cowtown also carries the widest range of western saddles and tack… everything from the smallest replacement saddle pin to the saddles themselves, and everything in between.  The last stop in the tour is right next door to Masterfeeds and allows guests to get a little shopping in before they head back to the show.

OFF-SITE LIVESTOCK HANDLING AND FEEDLOT TOUR

Saturday, November 24, 2018
8:00 am to 3:30 pm

 

Buffalo Plains Cattle Co. Ltd.

Buffalo Plains started in early 2000 as a 3500 head grass operation.  They grassed in summer and background through winter. In 2010, they made the decision to expand to a 25,000 head feedlot; and, they’ve been in expansion mode since then.  In 2017, they hit their 25,000 head capacity.   Buffalo Plains Cattle Co. background and finish all their cattle. Along with the feedlot, they also have a 1500 cow calf operation.

 

JGL Livestock

The JGL livestock team has grown to become one of the premiere firms in North America. We’ll tour JGL’s brand new handling facilities which are modern, clean and efficient providing optimal conditions for livestock prior to transport.  And, we’ll talk to JGL’s logistics personnel who are experienced livestock people who know the importance of providing feed and water to cattle in transit, as well as proper health and processing protocol.

 

The Belle Plains Hutterite Colony

A traditional, diverse, and self-sufficient farming community.  We’ll look at their modernized livestock handling facilities managed using traditional methods.

 

Click here to register for a tour.

Contact cwa.international@agribition.com for more information.