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Each year we strive to bring in the most relevant, up to date, informational speakers possible to Manitoba Ag Days.  This year is no exception: the program has been finalized for the 2019 show and you are in for a really impressive line up of  speakers. We could not put on such a world class speaking event if it were not for our partnerships with FCC, MNP, Manitoba Agriculture, Manitoba Canola Growers Association, Manitoba Wheat & Barley Growers Association, Manitoba Organic Alliance and the presenters themselves. We thank you for partnering with us for our 2019 Show! We were approved for 26 CEU Credits at our show! CCA's make sure you plan your day so you can take in these sessions! Nutrient Management: 1 Soil & Water Management: 2 Integrated Pest Management: 3 Crop Management: 11.5 Professional Development: 8.5 Manure Management: 0 Sustainability: 0

Lesley Kelly, Producer, Regina, SK

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Lesley is the head and heart behind the blog, High Heels & Canola Fields. She grew up on her family’s grain farm at Watrous, Saskatchewan and after gaining an education in marketing and accounting, went on to work in various marketing and branding positions in the ag sector, such as Cargill, ATB Financial, Farm Credit Canada and is currently the Brand Manager at WorkHorse Hub. Using her entrepreneurial spirit and the skills developed through her agribusiness career, she created a snack food business using the barley grown on her farm. Lesley's passion and goal is to help make the industry better and stronger and she does this by sharing the story of how great agriculture is and by bringing people together and building community. In December 2015, she started her blog in hopes to dispel myths and bring consumers and farmers closer. In 2017, she expanded her reach by joining as co-host on the Farmer and the City Girl podcast which explores various topics in food and farming through real life conversations. Through humour, storytelling and photography, Lesley has connected with people from across the world to engage in conversations about agriculture. Her and her husband are active on the family farm and live with their two boys in Regina.

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