This conference will feature keynote speakers Judith Schwartz, Dr. Diane Knight and Josh Dukart covering topics from "Cows Save the Planet" to "How Legumes Feed the Soil". A producer panel will discuss transitioning to pasture and Greg Johnson, the Tornado Hunter will speak at the banquet. The conference will take place at the Radisson Hotel, Edmonton South.
To view the event summary, click here.
For more information or to register, visit the website or contact ARECA at 780.416.6046.
Manitoba Forage and Livestock Symposium
December 9-10, 2014
Portage La Prairie, MB
Topics include: Achieving Profitability,
Silage Production, High Energy Forages, Grass Fed Beef, Insurance Programs,
Producer Panel. Registration is $110 for MFGA members, $125 for non-members and $100 for the first 20 students to register. Registration includes 2 lunches, banquet and all sessions. This event will take place at the Canad Inn in Portage La Prairie. Presented by: Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association, Manitoba Beef Producers, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development and participating agribusiness.
To view the full agenda and registration form, click here.
To become a MFGA member, click here .
Financial Diagnostics Workshop for Farmers and Ranchers
December 16, 2014
This workshop will give farmers and ranchers a better understanding of
leasing vs. buying, financial statement analysis, business structures
and more. This event will take place from 11:30 AM-5:00 PM at the
Outlook and District Heritage Centre. Organized by Shankar Das, Farm
Business Management Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.
Lunch is included.
For more information or to register, contact the Outlook Regional Office at 306-867-5575
or the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.
December 16, 2014
workshop is available to cattle producers interested in improving
efficiency and production in their beef herds. This workshop is
intended to help understand the CowBytes software and to increase your
knowledge of cattle nutrition.
For more information contact Ann Dies at the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture at
Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association's 27th Annual Conference
January 12, 2015
out 2015, "International Year of Soils" by attending this conference
that provides cutting edge information for Saskatchewan's most
progressive growers and industry professionals.The SSCA Conference will
showcase technology with our keynote speaker, Chad Colby (www.agtechtalk.com),
who is speaking about "Drones in Agriculture". Other presentations
include "Precision Planting", "Controlled Traffic Farming", "Soil
Ecology", "Harvesting Cattail" and more.
For more information about the SSCA, please call 306-371-4213 or visit www.ssca.ca.
Native Forage Establishment Webinar
January 14, 2015
Hecker, Manger at the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area, will
discuss considerations and challenges associated with establishing
native forages. This webinar is a primer for those considering
restoration or reclamation of native range and pasture, and is hosted by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. Webinar will take place from 12:00-1:00 PM.
To view the webinar flyer, click here.
For more information, contact Nadia Mori at 306-946-3219 or
Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference (SBIC)
January 21-23, 2014
Save the date for SBIC 2015! Saskatchewan's premier beef event will be held at Evraz Place in Regina with the Ramada Plaza on Vistoria Avenue as the host hotel. SBIC 2015 "Growing the Future" will include: a beef and forage industry symposium, industry trade show, industry and breed association meeings and business networking opportunities.
For the registration form click here.
For more information visit the website: www.saskbeefconference.com.
17th Western Canada Feedlot Management School
January 27-29, 2015
you are feeding 50 head or 5000 head, this school will provide you
with excellent information to sharpen your cattle feeding skills. In
addition to the classroom presentations, there will be a tour of two
operations providing attendees a first-hand look at how to background
calves. Be sure to take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn
from industry experts and experienced producers. To view event information click here.
For more information or to register contact Leanne Thompson at the Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association at 306-969-2226 or
PCAP Native Prairie Restoration & Reclamation Workshop
January 28-29, 2014
Join leading experts and prairie restoration practitioners from across the Northern Great Plains at TCU Place in Saskatoon to share knowledge, gain insight and network with colleagues. This event is hosted by the Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP).
To view the event poster, click here .
For more information or to register, visit the PCAP website or call Tara at 306.352.0472.
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