Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Events

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. 


Saskatchewan Species at Risk Farm Program Workshops

March and April 2017

Various locations

Attend a FREE workshop to learn about managing for Species at Risk and to become eligible for funding through our Saskatchewan Species at Risk Stewardship Program.

Call for more details for a workshop happening near you - or to request one in your area!

Contact :Tracy Hansen: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 306.955.5477


AIC 2017

April 24-26, 2017

Winnipeg, MB

Join the Agricultural Institute of Canada for AIC 2017: Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment.Things will get underway with our Welcome Reception on April 24th from 5-7pm to get re-acquainted with colleagues and peers in the Delta Ballroom of the Delta Hotel, 350 St. Mary's Avenue, Winnipeg. The following two days will bring a fantastic lineup of expert speakers who will deliver Discovery Talks and Forum presentations in three thematic areas.

Explore the Conference Themes or Register Now!


 

Back to the Field: Mud and Ticks in the Sticks

May 30-31, 2017

Fort Qu'Appelle Area, SK

The Prairie Parkland Chapter of the Society For Range Management is offering a spring workshop to help you get Back To The Field. This workshop is an opportunity for professionals involved in land management to brush up on plant identification and ecological health assessment techniques. Space is limited and registration closed May 23, 2017.

To view the poster, click here.

For more information or to register contact Rachel Turnquist at 306.694.3721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SSGA 104th AGM & Convention

June 11-13, 2017

Moose Jaw, SK

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association AGM & Convention include a bus tour and reception on Sunday, followed by speakers on Monday and the AGM and industry presentations on Tuesday. Event will be held a Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw.

To find out more about the event including accomodations, sponsorship options, speakers and more, visit the SSGA website. To register, click here.


 

Swift Current Research and Development Centre Grazing and Forage Field Day

June 27, 2017

Swift Current, SK

The Grazing and Forage Field Day at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Swift Current Research and Development Centre will showcase the latest forage and grazing research projects supported by government and industry. Join us for plot / pasture tours and oral presentations focused on new and long-term forage and grazing research that is relevant to Southern Saskatchewan. Admission is $10 and includes beverages, snacks and lunch.

For more information click here. To register contact Trevor Lennox at 306.778.8294 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Bus Trip & Tour of Brown's Ranch

July 18-20, 2017

Bismarck, North Dakota

The Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA) has organized a bus trip to Brown’s Ranch in Bismarck, North Dakota. We have booked a date with Gabe as early as possible to hopefully avoid interference with your fieldwork, yet late enough to see those things of particular interest on his ranch. The price includes chartered bus travel from Saskatoon (or points along the highway south by request), bus transportation from the hotel to Brown’s Ranch, a private 8-hour tour by either Gabe or his son Paul with lunch, accommodation for two nights in Bismarck (single or double occupancy as requested), and two breakfasts at the hotel.

For more information, view the flyer. To register, Contact Gerry Burgess, SSCA Office Manager by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

Saskatchewan Pasture Tour

August 3, 2017

Foam Lake area, SK

Save the date for the Saskatchewan Pasture Tour! Scheduled for August 3, 2017, this annual event is a great opportunity to get out and connect with forage and livestock producers  and to see innovative ways to manage forages. Watch for more information coming soon!


 

Canadian Beef Industry Conference

August 15-17, 2017

Calgary, AB

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.


 

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.

 


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

new holland

 

Silver

Brett Young

CPS
Speedrite

 

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 Saskatchewan Beef Industry Development Fund (SBIDF)

SCA