Saturday, September 23, 2017

If you have an upcoming event which you would like posted to our site, please contact us, providing date, location, contact information and any other pertinent details. 





Integrated Approach to Leafy Spurge Management

September 27, 2017

Craik, SK

Attend this event at the Craik Legion Hall for information on leafy spurge management including an integrated approach ADOPT project, SARM programming, multi-species grazing, beetles and more. The day wraps up with a field tour. Cost is $10 and includes lunch.

To register, contact the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1.866.457.2377.  View the poster here.


Native Prairie Speaker Series

September 27, 2017

via Webinar

The September 27th Native Prairie Speaker Series from Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) is Greater sage-grouse recovery efforts in Montana, presented by Heather Nenninger, Sage Grouse Initiative. This free webinar is at noon, more information to come.

BCRC Webinar - Refining corn grazing recommendations

October 12, 2017

via Webinar

Speaker: Bart Lardner, PhD, Senior Research Scientist at the Western Beef Development Centre.Thinking about turning your cattle out on corn? Want to be sure you are up to date with the latest corn grazing recommendations? Join us to learn more about this extended grazing practice with advice on maintaining good profitability and animal performance.

Certificate in Regenerative Soil Systems

November 1-3, 2017

Saskatoon, SK

Take your operation to the next level in this dynamic soil class with Agroecologist Nicole Masters. Learn practical tools and concepts to profitably lift soil, plant and animal performance.  Only 30 spaces available.
For more info or to register, call/email Daryl Chubb 1.403.836.2202 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Getting Started in Sheep - The Basics

November 3-4, 2017

Saskatoon, SK

This is a two-day course covering the basics of the sheep industry.  It is designed for those who are looking at getting into sheep and those who are already in the business on the beginner level.The cost is $150 plus GST per person or $225 plus GST for a couple.  This includes coffee breaks and a binder filled with information on sheep production.
To learn more, click here. Register by phoning the Sheep Development Board at 306.933.5300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

8th Annual CFGA Conference

November 14-16, 2017

Guelph, ON

The 8th Annual Canadian Forage & Grasslands Association Conference will be held in Guelph at the Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre. This year’s conference theme is Next Generation Forage Cropping Systems: Profit Above, Wealth Below in recognition of the important role forage and grasslands play in providing both economic and environmental benefits to Canadians from coast to coast.

For more information visit the website http://canadianfga.ca/conference/ or contact Elizabeth Muckle-Jeffs, Conference Coordinator: North America Toll-Free: 1-800-868-8776, Local: 613-732-7068 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register online, click here.


BCRC Webinar - Are your bulls actually siring calves?

November 16, 2017

via Webinar

Speaker: Stacey Domolewski, Science and Extension Coordinator at the Beef Cattle Research Council. For producers that breed cows in large pastures with multiple bulls, it’s often assumed that all of the bulls will sire roughly the same number of calves. Research shows a surprising variation in the number of calves sired by each bull. Learn more by joining this webinar on how DNA parentage testing may help determine sire value on your operation.

Click here to register.


Canadian Bison Association's 34th Annual Convention

November 18-21, 2017

Regina, SK

The 34th Annual Convention, to be held at the Delta Regina this year. The convention will feature excellent speakers, a tradeshow, opportunties to network and the Canadian National Bison Sale.  This event also includes a children's program!  Visit the CBA website for more information, including the speaker bios, accomodation details and more.

Click here to view the schedule including keynote speaker Gabe Brown! Download the registration form here.


Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing

December 5-7, 2017

Edmonton, AB

Save the date for two great conferences in one! The Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing theme this December will be Profit Above, Wealth Below. Speakers includes soil health practitioner Gabe Brown, Richard Teague, Jim Gerrish, Dr. Allen Williams and more!

To learn more or to view the agenda visit www.absoilgrazing.com.


BCRC Webinar - Understanding and managing forage diseases

December 6, 2017

via Webinar

Speaker: Linda Jewell, PhD, Research Scientist in Plant Pathology at Agriculture Agri-Food Canada
There are a number of pathogens that can result in diseases in forages which impact yield, quality, and profitability. This webinar will provide an overview of those pathogens as well as some management strategies to help prevent disease.

Click here to register.


SSCA 30th Annual Conference

January 8, 2018

Save the date for the Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association's 30th Annual Conference. Keynote speaker will be Jill Clapperton (PhD), Principal Scientist and Co-founder of Rhizoterra Inc. Jill is a well-known researcher, international lecturer and advocate for practices that promote soil health. More conference details will be posted at www.ssca.ca shortly.


Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop

February 7-8, 2018

Saskatoon, SK

Look to the future, learn from the past at the Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) native prairie restoration and reclamation workshop. Topics include native prairie, climate change, soil remediation, species at risk, partnerships and more. Presentation or poster abstracts that include some aspect of teaching the next generation of restoration and reclamation experts are especially invited to submit abstracts.  Abstracts will be accepted until October 6, 2017. Read the call for abstracts here.

For registration and sponsorship information, contact Carolyn Gaudet at 306.352.0472 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more visit the website.


Events in Neighbouring Provinces can be found at:

Manitoba Forage & Grassland Association mfga.net/events/producer-events/

Foothills Forage & Grazing Association www.foothillsforage.com/upcoming-events

Peace Country Beef & Forage Association www.peacecountrybeef.ca/upcoming-events

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

new holland

 

Silver

Brett Young

CPS
Speedrite  Union Forage

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed Ponderosa
SaskMilk SCIC
SeCan

 

The SFC also gratefully acknowledges funding for…
‘Facilitating Forage Initiatives in Saskatchewan’ project through the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Industry Development Fund (SCAIDF)

SCA