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Integrated Approach to Leafy Spurge Management
October 17, 2017
Weed Webinar Series
September 12, 2017 - March 2018
from Saskatchewan AgricultureAbsinth October 18 @ 11AM
Certificate in Regenerative Soil Systems
November 1-3, 2017
Getting Started in Sheep - The Basics
November 3-4, 2017
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.
2017 Grain Millers Harvest Showdown
November 1-4, 2017
Showcase events such as the Commercial Grain & Forage Show, Pedigreed Seed Show, Commercial Cattle Shows & Sale, Horse Pulls, Exotic Animal Sale, Ag Education, Stock Dog Competition, Low Stress Livestock Handling Clinic, Ranch Rodeo, Yorkton New Holland Rodeo, and so much more!
For more information visit http://yorktonexhibition.com/calendar-event/2015-harvest-showdown/.
AEGP-ALUS Producer Appreciation Nights
November 3 and 10, 2017
Watrous and Lumsden, SK
Bins are full and it’s time to celebrate the end of harvest! ALUS-WUQWATR welcomes you to join us at one of our upcoming producer appreciation nights this November. Let us do the cooking for one night; you’ve earned it! The evening will include supper, a social with a cash bar and a guest speaker. Tickets will be available for $10 per person, payable at the door. So come on down, take the night off and unwind with us
Saskatchewan Advisory Council on Forages
November 6, 2017
The Saskatchewan Advisory Council on Forage Crops (SACFC) is a long standing, voluntary committee made up of representatives from government, industry, producer groups, and researchers. Each year, this group of people come together to share information on forage research projects, current or newly developing forage industry issues and research needs. Plan to attend! This is your chance to get updates on current forage research and to give input on what your extension needs are.
8th Annual CFGA Conference
November 14-16, 2017
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.
BCRC Webinar - Are your bulls actually siring calves?
November 16, 2017
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
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.
Sask Organics Transition and Production Workshops
November 23-24, 2017
SaskOrganics is pleased to be hosting a workshop about transitioning to Organic Agriculture at the Canadian Western Agribition on Thursday, November 23 2017. SaskOrganics will also be hosting a workshop about integrating livestock into your cover cropping and management plan at the Canadian Western Agribition on Friday, November 24 2017. Guest speakers will include Kevin Elmy and Joel Mowchenko. Agenda and details to follow, so stay tuned!
Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing
December 5-7, 2017
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!
BCRC Webinar - Understanding and managing forage diseases
December 6, 2017
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
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.
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