SFC Forages in the Field Workshop
June 11, 16 and 24, 2015
Various locations, SK
This specialized course is designed specifically for reclamation and environmental assessment practitioners. The Forages in the Field Workshops will take place on June 11 in the Kisbey/Arcola area, June 16 in Swift Current area and June 24 near Brock/Kindersley. Space is limited to 30 participants per location so register early!
For more information or to register, click here .
SFC AGM and WBDC Field Day
June 23, 2015
The SFC AGM and field tour will be held in conjunction with the
WBDC field day this year on June 23, 2015. The SFC and WBDC have worked
together to bring speaker Jim Gerrish to this year's field day. The day
will also include updates from WBDC research and chance to learn more
about this research in the field. The SFC AGM and a steak supper will
follow the tour.
Grazing and Forage Research Tour
June 29, 2015
Swift Current, SK
Plan to attend this field tour from 9:00-4:30 at the Semiarid Prairie Research Centre (SPARC) in Swift Current. The tour stops include information on sainfoin research, new and traditional grass/legume mixtures to extend the grazing season and the potential use of saline tolerant grasses and legumes.
Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre Field Day
July 9, 2015
This annual all-day event is organized by the five partners of
Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre: Saskatchewan
Irrigation Projects Association, Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada,
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, and
Irrigation Crop Diversification Corporation. There will be tours of the
facilities and current projects undertaken at the CSIDC facility.
For more information, navigate to the Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects Association website .
Holistic Management Canada Field Days
Various dates, Summer 2015
Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba
Management Canada invites you to attend one or more of our field days
across Western Canada. Learn how to better manage your
animals, land, finances, and people as part of these
experiential, peer-to-peer field days. The gate's open, come on in! Our
Open Gate on-farm learning days consist of farm/ranch days that are
held on the land. Each day is hosted by an experienced Holistic
Management® practitioner and features numerous innovative and sustainable agricultural topics and practices.
To see dates, agenda and more details from Holistic Management Canada, click here
Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation (NARF) Field Day
July 22, 2015
starts at 8 AM and plot tours from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. This tour will
take place at the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Station; 2 km south
of Melfort, SK on Hwy #6. There is no charge for this event and
refreshments will be provided. Tour will include forage seed crop
research projects, canola agronomy, growth regulators, variety trials
For more information, phone the SFSDC at 306-789-1958 or email
or visit the NARF website at www.neag.ca.
2015 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour
Canadian Forage & Grassland Association (CFGA) Conference and AGM
August 6, 2015
Earl Grey area, SK
Join us for a one day, producer focused in-the-field, pasture tour. Come and learn from producers who use an innovative approach to managing forages in their operations. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from forage producers, researchers and extension staff. Complete agenda to be announced soon so please stay tuned.
For more information, watch the Saskatchewan Forage Council's upcoming events section or contact the office at 306-329-3116 or
To view the announcement poster, click here .
November 17-19, 2015
The 6th Annual CFGA conference will highlight the profitability of intensive forage production systems and the potential of forages to provide ecosystem goods and services for all Canadians. Join us this November 17-19 in beautiful downtown Saskatoon at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel for Canadian Forage in the International Year of Soils-Capture the Intensity!
Save the date for this event. Watch the CFGA website for updates and further details.
Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Forum
February 16-18, 2016
The 11th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference will be held February 16-18 in Saskatoon. The theme is Prairie-It's a Happening Place!
To find out more and receive updates, visit the website at www.pcesc.ca.
International Rangeland Congress 2016
July 17-22, 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
To view this event flyer, click here.
For more information, go to www.irc2016canada.ca.