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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.
Pasture and Grazing Tour
October 3, 2016
Join Mark and Laura Hoimyr of Box H Land & Livestock at their farm near Gladmar, SK to tour and discuss: rotational grazing of tame forages, pasture pipeline watering system, cross-fencing native pastures, and diverse cover crop blend for grazing. Following the tour, enjoy pie and coffee and learn more about grazing management from Blain Hjertaas, well-known Saskatchewan grazier and Holistic Management Professional Certified Educator. Everyone is welcome! Come out to this free event to share your grazing and pasture ideas and learn from others in the livestock and forage industry.
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.
Harvest Showdown Commercial Forage Show
November 2-5, 2016
It’s that time of year again! The Harvest Showdown Commercial Forage Show at the Yorkton Exhibition is coming up on November 2 to 5, 2016. We would like to invite you to enter by October 14, 2016. The entry fee is only $20.00 per sample to help cover the cost of the feed test. This is an excellent opportunity to inexpensively obtain a detailed forage analysis as it normally costs twice as much. Assistance is available to interpret the results and design a winter ration for your cattle from Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. A forage test can be a valuable tool not only to determine what your livestock feed requirements and costs will be for the winter but also as a selling feature if you are marketing your forage.
To enter your forage sample, click here.
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
**Early Bird Registration is SEPTEMBER 30th-register now to save $75**
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.
Canadian Western Agribition
Nov 21-26, 2016
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.
Foraging into the Future IX
December 7 & 8, 2016
Swift Current, SK
The theme for Foraging into the Future IX is Building Blocks of Success. Topics will include: What is Soil Health, Cocktail Cover Crops, Water Development Projects, Forage Rejuventation and much more. This event will take place at the Credit Union IPlex in Swift Current.
Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference
January 24-26, 2017
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.