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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.
2018 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition
July 21-22, 2018
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.
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.
More information will be posted soon at: http://www.conservationlearningcentre.com/
Saskatchewan Pasture Tour
August 8, 2018
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.
SSCA Field Day
August 9, 2018
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.
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
August 14-16, 2018
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
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
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!
MFGA's Regenerative Agriculture Conference
November 27-28, 2018
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.
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