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
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
To view the announcement poster, click here .
Building Soil-Creating Land Dr. Christine Jones
August 7 and 8, 2015
Swift Current and Arcola, SK
Don't miss the opportunity to learn from Dr. Christine Jones, internationally renowned groundcover and soils ecologist when she is in Saskatchewan this summer. Christine will be presenting at Swift Current on August 7, hosted by the Southwest Forage Association and on August 8 at "The Prairie Place" hosted by Neil and Barbara Dennis and sponsored by the Upper and Lower Souris Watershed Associations.
Click below to view the announcement poster and registration information for:
Swift Current, August 7
Arcola, August 8
Prince Albert Feeds Information Session
August 11, 2015
Prince Albert, SK
This session will provide producers with information on alternative
supplementary livestock feeding strategies, the Ministry's Hay Harvest
Challenge and much more. This event will take place from 1-3PM at the Heartland Livestock Services Sales Ring in Prince Albert.
For more information, contact Obioha Durunna at 306-953-2772
South of the Divide Conservation Action Program AGM
August 12, 2015
This annual general meeting will take place at 1PM at Memorial Hall in Eastend. Presentations include ranching for species at risk and research and development of ecological goods and services. There will be a meeting and steak supper to follow.
For more information, click here.
Society for Range Management (SRM) Prairie Parkland Chapter Meeting and Tour
August 14, 2015
Attend this free-of-charge event to explore some grasslands and land managment challenges in the SRM Prairie Parkland Chapter geography. Field tour at 8AM followed by AGM at 3PM at the Brandon Research Centre. Please RSVP by August 4 to Mae Elsinger at 204-578-6634.
To view the event poster, click here.
Canadian Forage & Grassland Association (CFGA) Conference and AGM
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.