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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
Lanigan, SK

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. 

To view the event poster, click here.
 

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. 

To view the event poster, click here.
 

Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Diversification Centre Field Day
July 9, 2015
Outlook, SK

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

 

Holistic 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.
 

Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development (SFSDC) Commission Field Tour

July 21, 2015

Carrot River area, SK  

 

Meet at the AG-Vision Seeds facility, southwest of Carrot River to join the tour of forage seed fields and processing plant. There is no charge for this event and refreshments will be provided.  

 

For more information, phone the SFSDC at  306-789-1958 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or visit the NARF website at www.neag.ca .

 

Northeast Agriculture Research Foundation (NARF) Field Day 

July 22, 2015

Melfort, SK  

 

Registration 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 and more.  

 

For more information, phone the SFSDC at 306-789-1958 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the NARF website at www.neag.ca

 

2015 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour
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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

To view the announcement poster, click here


Canadian Forage & Grassland Association (CFGA) Conference and AGM 

November 17-19, 2015

Saskatoon, SK  

 

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
Saskatoon, SK

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
Saskatoon, SK

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.

To view this event flyer, click here.

For more information, go to www.irc2016canada.ca.


 
 
 
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