Native Prairie Speaker Series
July 6, 2016
Presented as a free Webinar
The July edition of the Native Prairie Speaker Series is Saskatchewan Species at Risk Farm Program-Habitat Protection and Enhancement presented by Tracy Hansen of SimplyAg. This talk will take place at 12:00PM on July 6th.
To see more upcoming Native Prairie Speaker Series topics and dates, click here
International Rangeland Congress 2016
July 16-22, 2016
The future management of grazing lands in a high-tech world. Plan to
join us! This all encompassing Congress will cover the Ecology,
Management and Policy issues of all types of grazing lands around the
world. Pre-congress and mid-congress tours are available which showcase Western Canadian rangelands, livestock operations and cultural and heritage sites. Visit the website to learn more about speakers, workshops, tours, accomodations and more.
To view a one-page info sheet, click here. For more information, visit the IRC Canada 2016 website.
Saskatchewan Forage Council 28th Annual Meeting & Tour
July 26, 2016
near Saskatoon, SK
This year’s SFC AGM and tour will be held in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development Commission’s (SFSDC) Forage Crop Summer Field Tour. The tour is hosted by University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre. This day will include a tour of the Kernen Research Farm and AAFC Research Farm followed by the AGM and presentation of the Forage Industry Innovation Award. Registration is free and refreshments are provided.
Please pre-register with the Saskatchewan Forage Council:
To view the poster, click here.
To learn more about the Forage Industry Innovation Award, click here to navigate to the page.
2016 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour
August 4, 2016
Plan to attend this one day, producer-focused, in the field pasture tour. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from forage producers, researchers and extension staff. This year's tour will include bale grazing, pasture rejuvenation, plant ID, annual forage cocktail mixes and more.
To view the poster, and registration form, click here.
For more information contact the SFC at 306.329.3116 or
Canadian Beef Industry Conference
August 9-11, 2016
inaugural Canadian Beef Industry Conference is set for August 2016. 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.
Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership
October 18 & 19, 2016
This year marks the 20th anniversary of operations for the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) as an export and market development organization. The 20th anniversary year will culminate in the AGM and Trade Conference October 18th and 19th in Regina, which will include an opening reception highlighting efforts of current and former staff, Board of Directors, and the founding members of STEP.
Visit the STEP website to learn more.
Getting Started in Sheep "The Basics Workshop"
Nov 4 & 5, 2016
This two-day course covers the basics in the sheep industry. It is designed for those looking to get into sheep and those who are already in the business at a beginner level. Cost is $150 plus GST per person or $225 plus GST for a couple.
To view the course outline, click here.
Canadian Forage & Grassland Association Conference
Nov 15-17, 2016
Save the date for the 7th Annual CFGA Conference hosted by the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg. The theme of this year's conference is Grass and Green in 2016 to recognize the important role of Canadian forage and grassland managers in providing significant environmental and economic benefits to Canadians from coast to coast.
To learn more, visit the CFGA website
and watch for updates to come!
Foraging into the Future IX
December 7 & 8, 2016
Swift Current, SK
Save the date for Foraging into the Future IX! This year's theme is Building Blocks of Success. Topics will include: What is Soil Health, Cocktail Cover Crops, Water Development Projects, Forage Rejuventation and much more.
For more information, contact Trevor Lennox at 306.778.8294. To view the announcement poster, click here