Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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. 




Native Prairie Speaker Series

October 9, 2018

via Webinar

Join Kristen Palmier, Master Student at the University of Regina, to learn about Pathogens on the prairies: assessing health of native Saskatchewan bumble bees.  Webinar is at 12PM-1PM CST, everyone is welcome.

Sask Verified Beef Plus Workshops

October 1-November 8,  2018

Various Sites, Saskatchewan

The line-up of VBP+ Workshops slated for the fall of 2018 include:

  • Ag In Motion (Langham) – Oct 1st
  • Buffalo Plains Cattle Co. (Bethune) – Oct 10th       
  • Perrin Ranching (Beechy) – Oct 24th
  • Wasilow Ranch (Maple Creek) – Oct 29th
  • Chopper K Auction Market (Alameda) – Nov 5th  
  • Northern Livestock Sales (Prince Albert) – Nov 8th

To learn more, contact Coy Schellenberg, Provincial Coordinator at 306-859-9110 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or visit the website verifiedbeefproductionplus.ca


Getting Started in Sheep Workshop

November 2-3, 2018

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. November 2, 2018 8:30 AM - November 3, 2018 4:00 PM

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 306-933-5200.


CFGA Annual Conference

November 14-15, 2018

Calgary, AB

Registration is now open for the 9th Annual CFGA Conference in Calgary, Alta., Nov. 14 to 15. This year's theme is Foundation Forage: Built from the Ground Up and includes a line-up of top speakers who will talk, teach and share their expertise on a wide range of topics that will set the stage for producers to plan, seed, feed, graze, harvest and evaluate their valuable forage and grassland.

View the preliminary program here or learn more and register at: https://www.canadianfga.ca/conference/


Canadian Bison Association Convention and Sale

November 18-20, 2018

Regina, SK

The Canadian Bison Associations' annual convention and sale will be held in conjunction with Canadian Western Agribition. This year's theme is Momentum- Advancing the Bison Legacy.

Learn more on the website.


Canadian Western Agribition

November 19-24, 2018

Regina, SK

Don't miss the largest livestock show in Canada! Canadian Western Agribition is a blend of agriculture, Indigenous culture, and festive entertainment, featuring live music, shopping, and food. The event also hosts evening pro rodeo performances for action-packed entertainment!

See the schedule, buy tickets and stay connected with what's going on by visiting the Agribition website.


Agricultural Excellence Conference

November 26-28, 2018

Winnipeg, MB

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!

Learn more here.


MFGA's Regenerative Agriculture Conference

November 27-28, 2018

Brandon, MB

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.

Register by September 15 to take advantage of early bird rates. Learn more about the conference here. Click here to register.


Foraging into the Future X

December 11 and 12, 2018

Swift Current, SK

Save the date for the 10th year of Foraging into the Future!  Topics will include soil health, water quality, animal selection for forage efficiency, mental health in agriculture and risk management.

For more information contact Jessica Smith at 306.778.8289


Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference

February 19-21, 2019

Winnipeg, MB

Attend the 12th PCESC to engage in addressing the latest issues, information, research, and trends in the conservation of prairie landscapes, flora and fauna, and Species At Risk. The 2019 PCESC is currently accepting abstracts for poster and oral presentations. We encourage submissions from individuals with diverse cultural, working, and/or academic backgrounds. In addition to oral presentations, there will be a dedicated poster presentation session.

Learn more here



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

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

BrettYoung logo NEW

Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
ProvenSeed 2Colour small
Boehringer logo

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
Ponderosa Ag Sales SCIC
   

 

The SFC also gratefully acknowledges funding for…
Facilitating Forage Initiatives in Saskatchewan’ project through the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Industry Development Fund (SCAIDF)

SCA