Manitoba Cattlemen’s Classic golf tournament

Killarney Lakeside Golf Club — Oak Point Drive, Killarney, Man.

“… a four-man best-ball fun tournament, put on by the Manitoba Livestock Markets Association.” For more info or for entries, call 204-748-3775 or contact organizers by email.  

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association semi-annual meeting

Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport, Polo Park — 1740 Ellice Ave., Winnipeg

“The CCA semi-annual meeting and convention brings together producers and industry affiliates for networking, entertainment, information sessions and policy setting.” For more information call 403-275-8558 or visit the event web page.

U of M Natural Systems Agriculture field walk

Howpark Farms — Rd. 104 W., Brandon

Topics include evaluation of farmer-selected wheat varieties, effect of variable rates of composted manure. For more information contact Joanne at 204-474-6236 (1-800-432-1960 ext. 6236 in rural Manitoba) or by email, or visit the Natural Systems Agriculture events page.

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.  

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.