Farm Products Council of Canada public hearing: Pork promotion/research agency

Ovation Room, 5th floor, Hyatt Regency Montreal — 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal

“On July 15, 2015, the Farm Products Council of Canada received, from the Canadian Pork Council, a proposal to establish a Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency (PRA) to be funded by levies… The panel will conduct… public hearings (on the PRA proposal) in a manner that ensures a thorough examination of relevant matters and […] Read more

Canola Council of Canada convention

Loews Coronado Bay Hotel — 4000 Coronado Bay Rd., San Diego

“The CCC’s convention is the one annual event offering the opportunity for the entire canola value chain to come together to network, learn and be inspired to continue our collaborative approach to advance the growth and profitability of the canola industry.” For more info or to register, visit the convention website.

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference

The Russell Inn — Hwys. 16 and 83, Russell, Man.

Registration $185.00 per person, $200.00 after Jan. 22, student rate $120.00. Children’s program included; $20 per child to cover off meals. Events take place at the Russell Inn and at the George P. Buleziuk Centre (106 Shell River Ave.). For more info call Pamela Iwanchysko of MAFRD at 204-648-3965 or visit the Canadian Forage and […] Read more

Direct Farm Marketing Conference

Canad Inns — 2401 Saskatchewan Ave. W., Portage la Prairie, Man.

“If you’re interested in starting or expanding a direct marketing business, this conference can provide new marketing ideas and information on emerging trends in farm business diversification including agrifood, agritourism and farmers’ markets.” For more info visit the conference web page.  

Herbicide Resistance Summit

TCU Place — 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon

“The Herbicide Resistance Summit was organized to facilitate a more unified understanding of herbicide resistance issues across Canada and around the world, and to increase awareness that everyone engaged with agriculture has a role in managing herbicide resistance… Presenters will address many of the key issues faced by farmers and crop protection researchers in meeting […] Read more