Different, Not Less-An Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin
June 12, 2016
Presented by the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association and the Autism Resource Centre, plan to attend this evening at the Conexus Arts Centre. Tickets start at $30 and are available through the Conexus Arts Centre Box Office, on sale now.
To view the poster, click here.
Saskatchewan Stockgrowers Association 103rd AGM and Convention
June 13 & 14, 2016
Join the Saskatchewan Stockgrowers Association for their 103rd annual general meeting and convention at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. Plan to attend this event to stay informed about what's going on the cattle industry and to learn from knowledgeable speakers, including Dr. Temple Grandin.
Visit the SSGA website to learn more.
Habitats and Hydrology Workshop
June 13-17, 2016
Cypress Hills, SK
Hosted by the Old Wives' Watershed Association, the itinerary includes riparian health, hydrology, aquifers, plant ID, ecoregions and much more. Cost is 400 and includes lunches.
For more information, visit the website
Western Canadian Farm Progress Show
June 15-17, 2016
the secret to success for this popular event? No secret. Just a proven
track record for staying on top of economic shifts, changing
demographics, emerging issues and advances in technology in a
fast-moving industry. Successful farms are cutting edge, so is Canada's
Farm Progress Show.
To learn more about the Farm Progress Show, visit the website
June 16-17, 2016
Maple Creek, SK
This meeting and field tour will be held in conjunction with Saskatchewan 's 18th Annual Native Prairie Awareness Week! The theme for 2016 is "Blues, Bats and Blue Grama". This event begins in Maple Creek on June 16th with a meeting, dinner and presentation and on June 17th enjoy a tour at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park including natural history tour, plant ID contest, visti to University of Regina Research Station and local producer tour.
To view the poster, click here. Watch for upcoming details at www.pcap-sk.org/NPAW.
SaskOutdoors Spring Camp
June 17-19, 2016
Cypress Hills, SK
This event takes place alongside the PCAP Annual NPAW meeting and tour. Join us for a weekend of canoeing, geocaching, hiking, night games, campfires and adventures in the beautiful Cypress Hills!
Western Beef Development Centre Summer Field Day
June 21, 2016
near Lanigan, SK
Join the WBDC for their 18th Summer Field Day at Termuende Ranch near Lanigan, SK. The theme for this year's Field Day is "The Climate for Cows and Cows for the Climate". Morning presenters include Dr. Edward Bork from the University of Alberta speaking on Soil Carbon in Forage and Rangelands and Deb Wilson speaking on BIXS. As always, the day begins with registration at 9:00 am, presentations start at 10:00 am, complimentary beef on a bun lunch at noon, afternoon field tour stops and steak supper at 5:00 pm.
Watch the WBDC website
for updates and more details.
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
Save the date for this one day, producer-focused, in the field pasture tour. Attendees will have the opportuntity 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 announcement poster, click here.
Stay tuned to the Saskatchewan Forage Council website for more details or 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