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Union Forage Pasture Field Day
August 30, 2016
Hardisty, AB

Join us for lunch and learn more about: annual cover crops, legume and grass pasture stands, pasture improvement methods, rotational grazing management, cell grazing and more. The day starts at 9 am at Cliff Drever & Ben Stuart’s operation south of Hardsity AB.  This will be a day full of interaction with other producers & exposure to progressive, sustainable grazing management practices

Forage Rejuvenation Demo at Millie Pasture
August 31, 2016
Hardisty, AB
The RanchWorx Aerator will be demonstrated on an old crested wheatgrass stand. As part of the demo, various pasture legumes will be broadcast and incorporated with the RanchWorx aerator.
Note: demo will not occur at the pasture headquarters. Directions from Tompkins:Travel 10.4 km west on highway #1
Then turn right (north) on side wood grid, Travel north on side wood grid 25.9 km, Then turn left (west) ( sign saying 21 hwy)
Then travel west 8 km and turn right ( north) at Millie sign on fence corner then travel north 1.6 km and arrive at destination.

Options for Addressing Labour Needs in the Agriculture Industry
September 13, 2016

Join us for this webinar from 11Am-12PM CST.  We will hear from the Ministry of Economies Employer Services Branch who provides support to SK employers on developing, attracting and retaining employees by identifying provincial, national and international pools of labour. Programs offered by the provincial government include Canada Saskatchewan Job Grant, training and workplace skills, apprenticeship and immigration.
To learn more or to register, click here.

Native Speaker Series - September
September 21, 2016

Take in this free webinar at 12 PM on September 21. The September Native Speaker Series topic is Multiple Approaches to Habitat Conservation: Finding the Right Fit to Encourage Producers to Manage for Species at Risk Habitat presented by Tom Harrison, South of the Divide Conservation Action Program. 
To view the event poster, click here.

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership
October 18 & 19, 2016
Regina, SK 

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
Saskatoon, SK 

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
Winnipeg, MN 
Register now 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.

Canadian Western Agribition
Nov 21-26, 2016
Regina, SK 
Canadian Western Agribition, located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, is the best beef show on the continent and the largest livestock show in Canada. The show is anchored by beef cattle and features horses, bison, sheep, goats, and an extensive agribusiness trade show. Canadian Western Agribition is a blend of agriculture, First Nations, and festive entertainment, featuring live music, shopping, and food.
For more information, visit the Agribition website.

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.

Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference
January 24-26, 2017
Regina, SK 
Connect with Beef Industry Decision Makers, Stakeholders and Fellow Cattlemen at Saskatchewan's Premier Beef Event.
Watch the website for more details. 

Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop
February  8 & 9, 2016
Swift Current, SK 
Save the date for the 2017 Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop, scheduled for February 8 & 9, 2017 in Regina, SK.The theme is Reclaiming Spaces-Restoring Species.
Stay up-to-date with information on the workshop on the SK PCAP website.

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