Field Day: Progress in Nutrient and Water Management in Agriculture Systems

University of Manitoba Glenlea Research Station — ,
Friday Aug 8 at 9:00am–4:00pm

A mix of the latest in research and timely topics paired with extension and tech transfer materials. There will be stations on nutrient management in cropping systems; bio-security for commercial applicators; managing water on agricultural landscapes; manure treatment systems; manipulating manure nutrient composition and adding value to manure; and extensive wintering and nutrient management in […]

Diffuse Knapweed field day

Stanley Centennial Park — ,
Friday Jul 25 at 10:00am

Diffuse Knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) is an invasive species found in Morden, Manitoba. Currently found in low numbers, there is still great opportunity to mitigate this invasive species within Manitoba. If left unchecked it has the potential to cause severe impact on rangelands. Knapweed will: Take over rangelands Kill off native plants through allelopathy Cause yield […]

Ponderosa Days

— , Cartwright, Man.
Friday Aug 1 to Monday Aug 4

Got your August long weekend plans in order yet? If not, plan to attend Ponderosa Days in Cartwright, Man. from August 1-4, featuring a Ranch Rodeo and Drill Team Demonstration. For more information, visit

‘Ultimate Canola Challenge’ field day

CMCDC grounds — 370 River Rd., Portage la Prairie, Man.
Tuesday Jul 29 at 9:30am–3:30pm

Hosted by the Canola Council of Canada, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and Canada-Manitoba Crop Development Centre. CCA and CCSC credits available. Lunch provided. Topics include straight-cutting, cutworm damage economics, scouting, conditioning canola for summer storage, and the UCC experiment. For more info or to RSVP call 204-720-6923.

University of Manitoba Long-Term Field Studies Tour

University of Manitoba Glenlea Research Station — , Glenlea, Man.
Tuesday Jul 22 at 1:00pm–4:00pm

“‘What good are long-term field studies?’ Join us for our 30-year celebration to find out! Discover how young and not-so-young continuous field studies are transforming our understanding of the consequences of our soil, nutrient and crop management decisions over time on a whole systems level. Learn of their role in education, research, training and outreach.”  For […]

Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame induction ceremony

William Glesby Centre — 11 Second St. NE, Portage la Prairie, Man.
Thursday Jul 17 at 1:30pm

Inductees for 2014 include Ron Helwer, Waldie Klassen, Don Kroeker, Bob McNabb, Bill Siemens. For more info call 204-728-3736 or email [email protected]

X International Rangeland Congress

TCU Place — 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon
Sunday Jul 17 to Friday Jul 22

Theme: “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World.” For more information visit the conference website.

Cereals North America conference

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg
Tuesday Oct 28 to Thursday Oct 30

“On the heels of the highly successful inaugural Cereals North America conference in 2013, the 2014 meeting will highlight global energy markets and their new relationship with agriculture as biofuel industries have matured. The conference will also focus on the coming technology advances promised in seed and agronomy. And, back by popular demand, a continuing […]