Friday, May 25, 2018

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. 


Wild About Saskatoon Nature City Festival

May 22-27, 2018

Saskatoon, SK

NatureCity Festival is your opportunity to explore the vitality of urban nature in our city through experiential events, workshops, dynamic speakers, guided tours, citizen science projects, music, art, performance and more!

Learn more here.


Healthy Goat and Sheep Field Day

June 8, 2018

Dundurn, SK

Registration at 9:30AM. Learn about programs and funding, water quality, grazing and pasture blends, electric fencing and much more. Registration is $25 and includes lunch.

For more information contact Leah Clark at 306.943.3230 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SSGA 105th AGM & Convention

June 10-12, 2018

Swift Current, SK

The Saskatchewan Stock Grower's Association AGM and Convention will take place at the Stockade Building in Kinetic Park from June 10th at 5PM to June 12th at 5PM.  Presentation topics include animal handling demo, cattle market outlook, risk management, carbon and biodiversity, wild boars, cocktail grazing and more. 

Click here to register online or visit the SSGA website to read more.


Nature Saskatchewan Spring Meet

June 8-10, 2018

Coronach, SK

Plan to join us for the 2018 Spring Meet and explore the Big Muddy area. The meet will be based in Coronach and will be held June 8-10.

To learn more, and for accomodation and registration info, click here.


NPAW and Tour 2018

June 21-22, 2018

Beechy, SK

PCAP continues to plan the 20th Annual Native Prairie Appreciation Week 2018 (June 17th - 23rd). We plan to have the youth poster contest and a native prairie photo contest again, in addition to other activities

The 17th Society for Range Management - Prairie Parkland Chapter - Annual Tour will be held in conjunction with Saskatchewan's 20th Annual Native Prairie Appreciation Week (NPAW) on June 21 and 22. This year's topic is Range Management with Limited Time and Resources.

View the poster and registration form here. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Working Together - The Benefits and Challenges of Intercropping

June 22, 2018

Regina, SK

An information workshop from SaskOrganics about intercropping, will take place at the Queensbury Convention Centre, EVRAZ Place. 

For more info or to register, visit the website.


Forages in the Field Workshop

June 26, 2018

Saskatchewan Landing, SK

This specialized course is designed specifically for reclamation and environmental assessment practitioners!  This Workshop will be led by some of Saskatchewan’s most experienced Ecologists and Botanists. Topics include native grass ID, upland forb ID using vegetative characteristics, invasive weed ID, building understanding of ecological sites, and more. Space is limited to 30 participants, so register early!

To view the event poster and registration form, click here. For more information contact the Saskatchewan Forage Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


SFC AGM and Swift Current Research and Development Centre Tour

June 28, 2018

Swift Current, SK

The 2018 Saskatchewan Forage Council AGM will be held June 28 in conjunction with the Swift Current Research and Development Centre Tour! This event will feature projects from researchers at the Research and Development Centre, including successful establishment of saline-tolerant forages, re-introduction of sainfoin into alfalfa and grass pastures, perennial mixtures study, native species breeding program, annual forage polycultures and more.

The tour begins at 1PM, with the SFC AGM to follow.  More details and registration info coming soon.


Bus Tour - Brown's Ranch and Menoken Farm

July 17-19, 2018

Bismarck, North Dakota

The SSCA (Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association) is offering another bus trip to Bismarck, North Dakota and, as a bonus, we have organized a tour of Menoken Conservation Farm (www.menokenfarm.com) in addition to the tour of Brown’s Ranch in one full SOIL HEALTH EDUCATION DAY!

Price includes chartered bus travel from Saskatoon (or points along the highway south by request, such as Regina and Weyburn), bus transportation from the hotel to Menoken Farm and Brown’s Ranch, private tour with activities at both locations, lunch and dinner on tour day, and accommodation for two nights in Bismarck (single or double occupancy as requested) including two breakfasts at the hotel.

Learn more here. To register or for more information, contact Gerry Burgess at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2018 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition

July 21-22, 2018

Humboldt, SK

This Sheep Show and Sale, includes junior show, breed displays and demonstrations. Grasslands is an important annual event of the Saskatchewan sheep industry. Producers from across our province as well as neighboring provinces will be present to show and sell their purebred sheep.

Learn more at http://www.sksheep.com/ or contact Linda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Soil Health Field Day

July 26, 2018

Wood Mountain, SK

Join Upland Organics for a soil health field day featuring speakers Jay Fuhrer, Soil Health Specialist with NRCS and Kevin Elmy of Friendly Acres Seed Farm. Event runs from 9AM-4PM and tickets are $25.

To register, click here.


Saskatchewan Pasture Tour

August 8, 2018

Macklin, SK

Save the date for the 2018 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour! This year's topics include cattle handling facilities, corn and swath grazing, native and tame pasture management, labour sourcing and more.

View the announcement poster here. For more information, watch the SFC website or contact us at 306.329.3116 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Canadian Beef Industry Conference

August 14-16, 2018

London, ON

The third annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference will take place in London, Ontario in August. Keynote speaker is Social Commentator, Rex Murphy and the conference theme is Driving Demand.

Stay tuned for more details coming soon at: http://canadianbeefindustryconference.com/wordpress/.


CFGA Annual Conference

November 14-15, 2018

Calgary, AB

The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association's Annual Conference will be held in Calgary in 2018! Stay tuned for more details coming soon at http://www.canadianfga.ca/.


Agricultural Excellence Conference

November 26-28, 2018

Winnipeg, MB

The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada that brings diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and production sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices and insights with leading farm business thinkers. Build your network of farm management enthusiasts!

Learn more here.


Events in Neighbouring Provinces can be found at:

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

Alberta Forage Industry Network www.albertaforages.ca/site/events_calendar

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

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

BrettYoung logo NEW

Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
ProvenSeed 2Colour small

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
Ponderosa Ag Sales SCIC
   

 

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

SCA