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Fertility for New Forage Stands 
October 30, 2014
via Webinar

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Provincial Forage Specialist Terry Kowalchuk and Provincial Soils Specialist will discuss the importance of soil fetrility when establishing new forage stands. Speakers will address how to read soil tests and strategies to provide correct type and amount of nutrients required by new grass and legume forage stands. Pre-register to attend this webinar from 12:00-1:00 PM on October 30th or to view it later. 

To view the event poster, click here .

For more information contact Charlotte Ward at 306.786.1608


SFSDC Forage Seed Growers Workshop and AGM 
December 2, 2014
Nipawin, SK

The Saskatchewan Forage Seed Development Commission (SFSDC) is hosting this seed grower workshop and annual meeting from 1:00-4:30 PM at the Nipawin Evergreen Centre. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. 

 

For more information contact the SFSDC office at 306.789.1958, email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the website at www.skforageseeddc.com



CFGA Conference & AGM 2014
November 17-19, 2014
Bromont, Quebec

The Canadian Forage & Grassland Association (CFGA) is hosting their 5th Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM).  It will be hosted by the Quebec Forage Council in Bromont, Quebec from November 17-19, 2014.  The theme is "Closing the Forage Gap - Addressing the Competitiveness of Forages in the Agricultural Landscape".

To view the event summary, click here.

For more information, visit the CFGA website.


Fertility for Established Forage Stands
November 21, 2014
via Webinar
 
University of Saskatchewan Professor and Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Chair Dr. Jeff Schoenau will discuss how to manage fertility and production on established forage stands; including the timing and efficiencies of commercial fertilizers, manure and in-field feeding of livestock. Pre-register to attend this webinar from 12:00-1:00 PM on NOvember 21st or to view it later. 

To view the event poster, click here .

For more information contact Charlotte Ward at 306.786.1608


Foraging Into the Future: Using Livestock to Improve Soil Health
December 3-4, 2014
Swift Current, SK

Save the date for this two-day event coming up in early December. With speakers including Kit Pharo, Dr. Christine Jones and Ted Sutton of Land EKG Canada, this conference will cover Ranching for Profit in the 21st Century, the role of soil microbes, range health monitoring, mob grazing, grazing annuals and more. Stay tuned for the full agenda. 

To view the event summary, click here.

For more information, phone 306.778.8294.


Western Canadian Grazing Conference: Going Beyond Sustainability
December 9-11, 2014
Edmonton, AB

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.


 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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