Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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ICDC Plot Tour and BBQ

August 15, 2017

Outlook, SK

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.

Admission is free and you can preregister by contacting Joel Peru at 306-867-5528 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn more here


SFC AGM & Diverse Cover Crop Field Day

August 16, 2017

Mervin, SK

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.

To view the poster, click here. To register, contact the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1.866.457.2377.

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.


Public Trust Summit

August 18-20, 2017

Calgary, AB

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.

View the agenda hereRegister here.


Native Prairie Speaker Series - August

August 22, 2017

via Webinar

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

Frontier, SK

Located south and west of Frontier at Art & Leslie McElroy's Farm. For information or to pre register contact Blain at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (306) 452-7723.


Integrated Approach to Leafy Spurge Management

September 27, 2017

Craik, SK

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

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.


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.

Click here to view the schedule including keynote speaker Gabe Brown!


Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing

December 5-7, 2017

Edmonton, AB

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!

To learn more visit www.absoilgrazing.com or view the poster

 

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