Farmers and Ranchers still have time to register for next week's Ag Outlook 2024.

This year's event runs Tuesday, January 23rd, and has a virtual or in-person option with the event taking place in Swift Current.

Mark Clements is the senior vice president of business advice with Innovation Federal Credit Union:

"This is our 12th Annual Ag Outlook event. We have some great speakers coming next week. Brad Magnusson from Magnuson Consulting and Lesley Kelly from High Heels and Canola Fields.  I think both of those individuals, when they're speaking really provide a lot of critical information that helps producers plan for the upcoming year. You know the decisions that they're going to make right now and throughout the year."

He says a key part of the day will be spent with Brad Magnusson who will be giving the 2024 World Economic Outlook, Cattle Outlook, and Commodities Outlook.

"Some of the decisions that are being made around marketing are the most critical decisions that are made for our producers throughout the year. So having every piece of information that they can have at hand to make those decisions is really going to affect the the bottom line. "

The last few years have been especially challenging for producers with significant drought conditions making the operations of managing that farm or ranch even more critical.

Clements says any information that they can work with their members on to help them run their operation more efficiently, more profitably and allow them to make better decisions on a day-to-day basis that helps them manage through more difficult conditions is what they want to do.

With that in mind Innovation Federal Credit Union is once again partnering with Stark and Marsh on the day's events including the 'Ask the Experts' panel which features a financial advisor, tax specialist, and a lawyer.

Participants will have the opportunity to walk through those real-life examples with the panel whether it's on law, tax planning, or succession planning and have all those people work together and provide that real-time feedback for producers. 

Registration for the event is still open, you can sign up for the event or view the agenda here.