Livestock Markets Association of Canada convention and annual meeting

Hilton Suites — 1800 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg

“LMAC cordially invite all LMAC members and industry partners to attend the convention and the Canadian Auctioneering Championships, which will be held at Winnipeg Livestock Sales on Friday, May 29. The 2015 Man/Sask Livestock Auctioneering Championships will be held in conjunction with the LMAC event… Topics will include information on issues that will affect the […] 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.  

Canadian Nutrition Society annual conference

RBC Convention Centre — 375 York Ave., Winnipeg

“We are looking forward to another successful opportunity to bring together scientists, academics, physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, nurses and trainees to participate in this premiere showcase event in nutrition. The exceptional program will cover the nutritional spectrum — including micro- and macro-nutrients, child health, aging, chronic disease, clinical practice, community nutrition, epidemiology, nutrigenomics, food safety and […] Read More

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.

Hudson Bay Route Association annual general meeting and convention

TBA — , Churchill, Man.

A touring event departing Canora, Sask. on July 19 by train through Hudson Bay, Sask. and The Pas and Thompson, Man. en route to Churchill, Man. for tours including the Churchill grain terminal, Churchill area and whale watching. For more info visit the HBRA website.

Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) Manitoba Supplier Expo

Victoria Inn — 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg

“Supplier Expo is a tradeshow that creates an excellent opportunity for networking and displaying products and services to a growing market in the Canadian Prairies that includes R+D technologists, food scientists, purchasers and senior managers from leading food and beverage manufacturers.” Early bird registration deadline for exhibitors: Feb. 28. Free admission for attendees, but pre-registration […] Read More

Canada’s Farm Progress Show

Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina

“The country’s largest trade show is a dryland farm technology show that annually attracts 45,000 visitors from around the globe… This year, organizers look forward to new facilities and programming that add even more value for stakeholders, from exhibitors and sponsors to the visiting public.” For more info visit the event website.