Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) general council meeting

PCU Centre — 245 Royal Rd. S., Portage la Prairie, Man.
Thursday Oct 30 at 9:30am

“The meeting will focus on a number of issues affecting agriculture – including an AgriRecovery program for this summer’s flood, as well as biosecurity protocols on farmland to prevent the spread of plant diseases and pests. Guest speaker at the event will be Candice Bergen, member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar and minister of state for social […]

Alberta Agriculture Labour Summit: Putting the ‘Action’ in the National Labour Plan

Black Knight Inn — 2929-50th Ave., Red Deer, Alta.
Thursday Oct 30 at 8:10am–4:30pm

“Having trouble attracting and retaining labour? If so this conference is for you!” Topics include where to find and how to get Canadian workers, changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program, an update on the Seasonal Ag Worker program, career development in agriculture and dealing with cultural diversity. For more info or to register (deadline Oct. […]

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association Town Hall meeting

Credit Union Place Arena, Parkland Rec Complex — 200 First St. SE, Dauphin, Man.
Tuesday Oct 28 at 3:00pm–6:00pm

“Held in conjunction with our provincial member associations, (Town Hall) meetings provide an excellent opportunity to connect with CCA executive and managers to get the latest news, updates and in-depth information on the many initiatives the CCA is involved in on behalf of Canada’s 68,500 beef farms.” Featured speaker: CCA president Dave Solverson. Beef on a […]

Manitoba Young Farmers Conference

Victoria Inn — 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon, Man.
Wednesday Feb 25 at 8:00am to Thursday Feb 26

“In 2015, the Young Farmers Conference will focus on understanding risk management strategies to keep your farm business strong and thriving across generations.” For more info call 204-266-2930 or 204-697-1140 or visit the event web page.

Farmfair International

Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands — 7515-118 Ave. NW, Edmonton
Tuesday Nov 4 to Sunday Nov 9

“For over 40 years, Northlands has hosted Farmfair International, one of Canada’s top agricultural shows, where thousands of guests come to the Edmonton EXPO Centre to show and sell top quality livestock… Visitors are entertained, educated and engaged with beefed-up purebred and commercial cattle shows, world class equine sales, competitions, and clinics. Guests can enjoy […]

Canola Council of Canada convention

Fairmont Banff Springs — 405 Spray Ave., Banff, Alta.
Tuesday Mar 3 to Thursday Mar 5

“The Canola Council of Canada’s convention is the one annual event where the entire canola industry comes together for three important days. Be inspired by our world-class speakers and make face-to-face connections with all links of the value chain in a business-focused environment.” For more info visit the event website.

Western Canadian Grazing Conference

Radisson Edmonton South — 4440 Gateway Blvd., Edmonton
Tuesday Dec 9 to Thursday Dec 11

“This event provides an excellent forum to discuss leading-edge grazing and forage techniques and theories for producers, industry leaders and key stakeholders across Western Canada. This event features speakers from across Canada and the U.S.” Theme: “Going beyond sustainability.” For more info visit the conference web page.

Canadian Western Agribition

Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina
Monday Nov 24 to Saturday Nov 29

For more information visit the event website.

Agricultural Excellence Conference: Seeding Transition to Harvest Change

Fort Garry Hotel — 222 Broadway, Winnipeg
Wednesday Nov 19 to Friday Nov 21

“In an increasingly complex and global marketplace, farm managers must be able to access the information, resources and tools to continue to develop their farm business management skills to compete and succeed. (…) The conference will be a three-day learning event via plenary, concurrent sessions, discussion panels, debate, and a farm/industry tour.” For more info […]

Fields on Wheels Conference

Delta Winnipeg — 350 St. Mary Ave., Winnipeg
Wednesday Dec 3

Theme: “Wheat, Chaff and Steel: Grain Transportation in the 21st Century.” Early bird registration deadline Oct. 31. For more info visit the conference website.