Saturday, November 18, 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. 


 

Weed Webinar Series

December 14, 2017 - March 2018

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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.


Native Prairie Speaker Series

November 23, 2017

Regina, SK

Join the Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) for breakfast and a presentation about burrowing owls from 8AM-9AM on November 23rd in the International Business Centre at Agribition. Speaker is Kaytlyn Burrows, Habitat Stewardship Coordinator of Nature Saskatchewan.

To learn more, visit http://www.pcap-sk.org/communications


Sask Organics Transition and Production Workshops

November 23-24, 2017

Regina, SK

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!

For sponsorship and general inquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Native Prairie Speaker Series

November 29, 2017

via Webinar

The November 29th SK PCAP webinar is Sagebrush Grasslands Restoration for Greater Sage-Grouse Recovery. Speaker is Autumn Watkinson, Provisional PhD Candidate, Land Reclamation International Graduate School, University of Alberta. Webinar takes place at 12PM CST.

To view the poster, click here. To register, visit https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4416298790572025346


Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing

December 5-7, 2017

Edmonton, AB

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.


Native Prairie Speaker Series - Dec 2017

December 6, 2017

via Webinar

This presentation will focus on the value of sharing information on Saskatchewan’s wild species and ways to do so painlessly. Jeff Keith, the Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre Coordinator, will discuss some of the new tools for sharing information and how to use them. He will also cover why it is important to do so and how your information will be used. Webinar scheduled for December 6th at 12Pm CST.

Learn more and register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1147809162073924867

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

Saskatoon, SK

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.


Forage Seed Information Session

January 11, 2018

Saskatoon, SK

The annual Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development Commission's Forage Seed Information Session will be held in Saskatoon this year. By holding the session during the same week as Crop Production Show, we hope to make it convenient for growers and members to attend. The Information Session and SFSDC Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday January 11, 2018 from 1 PM to 4:30 PM at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon in the Davinci Ballroom - 2nd Floor.

For more information, please visit our website at www.skforageseeddc.com or contact SFSDC at email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (306) 789-1958.


Western Canada Feedlot Management School

February 6-8, 2018

Regina, SK

Registration is now open for the 20th edition of Western Canada Feedlot Management School. Register early to ensure your spot in this workshop that will improve your cattle feeding savvy! This year’s agenda includes some high profile speakers who will help you focus on a winning business strategy, hone your animal handling skills, and get up to date on animal health and nutrition. As always you will have plenty of time to network with others in the industry and make valuable business connections.

To view the agenda and registration form, click here or visit the Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association website.


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.


Soils and Crops 2018

March 6-7, 2018

Saskatoon, SK

Save the date for this annual two day workshop organized by the Certified Crop Advisory Board and the Departments of Plant Sciences and Soil Science in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Plan to attend one day or two. 

To view the poster, click here. For more information, 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