Cut costs and carry on: Ag societies caught in a web of uncertainty due to COVID

Reading Time: 4 minutes When COVID-19 hit, Strathmore and District Ag Society went into total shutdown. “We were just kind of reeling at first. We laid off all the staff, cancelled events, cancelled Strathmore Stampede, cancelled cowboy concerts,” said Ryan Schmidt, the society’s general manager and CEO. “Everything looked kind of black and dark. You can’t see where to … Continue reading Cut costs and carry on: Ag societies caught in a web of uncertainty due to COVID