AAFC Brandon Research Centre oat and wheat field tour

BRC oat and wheat field site — , Brandon, Man.

“The tour will include an overview of the breeding programs within our department, a look at our disease nursery and yield trials, as well as the isolation plots of our most advanced lines.” Registration 9:30 a.m., tour 10 a.m., lunch to follow. Rain location Brandon Research Centre, 2701 Grand Valley Rd. Registration deadline July 10. […] Read More

Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation field day

Three miles south of Roblin — Rd. 148N, Roblin, Man.

“Plot tour will include agronomy research on hemp, flax, cereal crops including new high-yielding wheat cultivars, early-maturing corn and soybeans; new crop diversification including quinoa and fababeans, plus drone demonstration. Industry representatives will be in attendance for informational discussions.” Complimentary lunch at noon, crop tours start at 1 p.m. For more info contact Jeff Kostuik at […] Read More

Soybean Management and Research Transfer (SMART) Day

University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm — 1.8 km west of Hwy. 3 and 13 junction, Carman, Man.

“Attendees will tour agronomic research plots, learn how results can be applied to their farm, and interact with industry specialists.” For more info or to register (deadline July 17), call 204-745-4688 (ext. 4) or visit the event web page.  

Keystone Agricultural Producers summer general council meeting

Victoria Inn — 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon

At KAP’s three general council meetings per year, resolutions from all KAP districts are debated by representatives from all districts and, if approved, become official KAP policy. All are welcome to attend KAP general council meetings. For more information call KAP at 204-697-1140 or visit the KAP website.  

Agricultural Institute of Canada national policy conference

Ottawa Marriott Hotel — 100 Kent St., Ottawa

Theme: “Leading Innovation and Sustainability.” “This conference is bringing together scientists, businesses, producers and government officials to create a modern agricultural research policy for the 21st century. Canada can be a world leader in agricultural research. As the fifth largest exporter of agriculture and agri-food, this is our opportunity to lead the way.” For more […] Read More

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association conference and AGM

Sheraton Cavalier — 612 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon

Theme: “Canadian Forage in the International Year of Soils – Capture the Intensity!” The sixth 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.” For more info visit the CFGA’s events page.  

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon — Hwy. 16, Langham, Sask.

“Farmers and agribusinesses in Western Canada now have the opportunity to see the latest agricultural technology in action at Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Situated on 320 acres 15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon, Ag in Motion features live demonstrations of field equipment, crops and services.” For more info visit the event website.

International Rapeseed Congress

Convention Centre, TCU Place — 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon

“The (14th) International Rapeseed Congress is the most comprehensive forum for discussing advancement in the rapeseed industry. Topics include advances in discovery sciences (e.g. genomics, molecular biology), plant breeding strategies, crop protection (diseases, insects, weeds), climatic stress (e.g. drought, heat), seed quality and utilization, nutritional value of oil and meal, agronomy, crop management, and economic […] Read More

International Symposium on Bison Health

Radisson Hotel Saskatoon — 405-20th St. E., Saskatoon

“Well known bison veterinarians, animal scientists and industry experts from Canada and the U.S. will offer their insight and perspective and discuss the latest research findings during the invited presentations we are offering. This symposium will focus specifically on health and disease issues that impact the bison industry.” For more information visit the symposium website.