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FCC Ag Transition Specialists

Joel Bokenfohr
Transition Specialist, FCC

Joel has worked in agriculture in many different capacities advising farms, food processors and policy makers on issues affecting the industry. His true passion is helping primary producers and farm families with decisions on transition planning, farm management and business structures.

Joel holds a degree in Commerce and Management from MacEwan University, master’s in economics from the University of British Columbia and agri-business Certificates from Texas A&M and the University of Sao Paulo. Joel continues to farm in Sturgeon County with his family.

Presenting at: FCC Business Essentials

Patti Durand
Ag Transition Specialist, FCC

Patti received her Degree in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba and has worked in the Saskatchewan ag industry for more than 20 years. She’s a member of both the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists and Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.

Her career has been focused on working with farm businesses both as an entrepreneur and a lending advisor. As a trained farm transition facilitator, she can lead the conversation and help you make the best strategic decisions for your operation.

Presenting at: FCC Business Essentials

Val Panko
Ag Transition Specialist

Val received her Degree in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan and is a member of both the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists and the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.

She has many years of experience working with farm families and businesses through her work in the grain industry, the financial industry as both a lender and credit manager and most recently as a Farm Business Management Specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

Presenting at: FCC Business Essentials