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ICDC Plot Tour and BBQ
August 15, 2017
The Irrigation Crop Diversification Corporation will be hosting an afternoon tour of their 2017 research and demonstration program at the CSIDC research farm in Outlook. The tour will start at 2:00pm Tuesday August 15th at CSIDC. There will be a free BBQ after the tour and anyone is welcome to join. Tour stops and discussion highlights include: tile drainage demo, alternative crop demo, fruit and vegetable R&D program and much more.
SFC AGM & Diverse Cover Crop Field Day
August 16, 2017
The SFC annul general meeting will be help in partnership with a Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Diverse Cover Crop Field Day on August 16, 2017. This day focuses on integrating diverse cover crops with livestock and topics include research on diverse cover crops, winter feeding options and cow nutrition, tour of diverse cover crop site and more. The day ends with the SFC AGM at 4pm. Cost is $20 and includes lunch.
Nominations for the 2017 Forage Innovation Award are open until August 2! Click here to learn more about the award and to download the nomination form.
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
August 15-17, 2017
Registration for the 2nd Annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference opens April 3, 2017. This year's theme is “Sharing Common Ground”. Event will take place at the BMO Conference Centre in Calgary, Alberta. All beef industry stakeholders share a common goal of taking steps to enhance the productivity, profitability and competitiveness of the various sectors within the industry. Supporting the National Beef Strategy, the conference provides a forum for industry engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain.
To learn more, visit the Canadian Beef Industry Conference Website.
Public Trust Summit
August 18-20, 2017
Join the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity this at the Pulbic Trust Summit this August. Leading research on public trust and transparency, key experts with North American and global insights on trust and collaboration, and a lively panel discussion with millennial consumers telling us exactly what they think are just a few highlights.
Native Prairie Speaker Series - August
August 22, 2017
The August Native Prairie Speaker Series from Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) features Laura Griffin of the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area. This month's topic is Engaging Communities in Nocturnal Conservation: Why Nocturnal Preserves are needed in Canada. Webinar is scheduled for noon on August 22. Registration is free and everyone is welcome to tune in.
Register here. View the event poster here: http://www.pcap-sk.org/rsu_docs/documents/laura-griffin-webinar-poster--1-.pdf
Beef and Forage Field Day
August 29, 2017
Integrated Approach to Leafy Spurge Management
September 27, 2017
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.
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.
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.
Click here to view the schedule including keynote speaker Gabe Brown!
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!