Monday, July 16, 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. 


 


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.


Conservation Learning Centre Field Day

July 26, 2018

Prince Albert, SK

Registration and coffee at 9:00 am. Tour of research plots including: forages, soybeans, winter wheat, spring wheat, barley, flax, intercrops, oats and more, including one of the 28 Operation Pollinator sites in Saskatchewan!
BBQ lunch will be provided. Event is free.

Please register by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 306-960-1834.
More information will be posted soon at: http://www.conservationlearningcentre.com/


Saskatchewan Pasture Tour

August 8, 2018

Macklin, SK

The Saskatchewan Pasture Tour is your ticket to the latest information on forage species, fertility, pasture management and Farm Stewardship Programming! This year's topics also include cattle handling facilities, corn and swath grazing, native and tame pasture management, labour sourcing and more.

Registration is now open! Click here to view the registration form and agenda. For more information, contact the SFC at 306.270.0624 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


SSCA Field Day

August 9, 2018

Bangor, SK

This field day will highlight demonstration sites that are looking at the beneficial effects of a long-term polyculture cover crop.
Come and learn how to do an infield assessment of soil health using basic tools and procedures and see how cover crops can make your soils healthier. Presentations and lunch at the Bangor Hall. Tour will follow at the farm of Garry and Lynn Richards.

For more information and to pre-register, contact Gerry at the SSCA at 306.371.4213 or email 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.


MFGA's Regenerative Agriculture Conference

November 27-28, 2018

Brandon, MB

We invite you to attend the first-ever Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association (MFGA)’s Regenerative Agriculture Conference “Adapting to Today’s Food and Farming World”. This exhilarating Manitoba-based agricultural event will take place on November 27-28, 2018 at the Victoria Inn in Brandon, MB. The conference will be focused on highlighting opportunities to boost farm profits using farm systems and ground level-thinking that enhances available natural resources such as healthy soil and intact grasslands. Presented by MFGA, the conference committees have designed an excellent program with speakers from across North America and right here in Manitoba to discuss and demonstrate how livestock and grain farmers can profitably apply the principles of regenerative agriculture.

Register by September 15 to take advantage of early bird rates. Learn more about the conference here. Click here to register.



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
Boehringer logo

 

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