Saturday, October 21, 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. 


Integrated Approach to Leafy Spurge Management

October 17, 2017

Battleford, SK

Attend this afternoon event from 1-4:30PM in Battleford to learn about the integrated approach ADOPT project, biological control, weed control surveying and mapping programs, followed by a field tour. There is no cost to attend. Registration deadline is October 12, 2017.
To register, contact the North Battleford Agricultural Office at 306.446.7964. View the event poster here.

Weed Webinar Series

September 12, 2017 - March 2018

from Saskatchewan Agriculture

Absinth October 18 @ 11AM

Certificate in Regenerative Soil Systems

November 1-3, 2017

Saskatoon, SK

Take your operation to the next level in this dynamic soil class with Agroecologist Nicole Masters. Learn practical tools and concepts to profitably lift soil, plant and animal performance.  Only 30 spaces available.
For more info or to register visit www.integritysoils.co.nz or call/email Daryl Chubb 1.403.836.2202 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Getting Started in Sheep - The Basics

November 3-4, 2017

Saskatoon, SK

This is a two-day course covering the basics of the sheep industry.  It is designed for those who are looking at getting into sheep and those who are already in the business on the beginner level.The cost is $150 plus GST per person or $225 plus GST for a couple.  This includes coffee breaks and a binder filled with information on sheep production.

To learn more, click here. Register by phoning the Sheep Development Board at 306.933.5300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2017 Grain Millers Harvest Showdown

November 1-4, 2017

Yorkton, SK

Showcase events such as the Commercial Grain & Forage Show, Pedigreed Seed Show, Commercial Cattle Shows & Sale, Horse Pulls, Exotic Animal Sale, Ag Education, Stock Dog Competition, Low Stress Livestock Handling Clinic, Ranch Rodeo, Yorkton New Holland Rodeo, and so much more!

For more information visit http://yorktonexhibition.com/calendar-event/2015-harvest-showdown/.


AEGP-ALUS Producer Appreciation Nights

November 3 and 10, 2017

Watrous and Lumsden, SK

Bins are full and it’s time to celebrate the end of harvest! ALUS-WUQWATR welcomes you to join us at one of our upcoming producer appreciation nights this November. Let us do the cooking for one night; you’ve earned it! The evening will include supper, a social with a cash bar and a guest speaker. Tickets will be available for $10 per person, payable at the door. So come on down, take the night off and unwind with us

To register for one of the events or for more information, contact Folly Baugh by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 306.529.5125.  To view the poster, click here.
 


Saskatchewan Advisory Council on Forages

November 6, 2017

Saskatoon, SK

The Saskatchewan Advisory Council on Forage Crops (SACFC) is a long standing, voluntary committee made up of representatives from government, industry, producer groups, and researchers. Each year, this group of people come together to share information on forage research projects, current or newly developing forage industry issues and research needs. Plan to attend! This is your chance to get updates on current forage research and to give input on what your extension needs are.

For more information, please contact Sarah Sommerfeld at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register contact Leanna Rousell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 2. View the agenda 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.


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.


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..


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 or to view the agenda visit www.absoilgrazing.com.


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

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.


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.


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