“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
“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
Alberta grain and oilseed commissions are organizing a one-day workshop in late July to help grain and oilseed producers better understand the commodity grading system, and produce crops that command higher value. Called “Making the Grade,” the July 28 workshop at Olds College will include hands-on sessions from experienced industry speakers on barley, wheat and […] Read More
“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.
“The primary objectives of the Transportation Summit are to: raise awareness of the current rail situation in Saskatchewan; understand how the maximum revenue entitlement works; review the U.S. northern Great Plains rail transportation situation and lessons learned; provide an overview of the growth in demand for rail services in Saskatchewan due to our growing economy; […] Read More
Theme: “Crop care revival.” A one-day event (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) repeated three days in a row. “Modules include Dr. Jan Slaski talking about hemp agronomy; Dr. Ralph Lange, Dr. Syama Chatterton and Ken Coles talking about hail; Dr. Brian Beres and Phil Bernardin talking about plant growth regulators; and Dr. Bob Quinn and […] Read More
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
“Learn about the current trends in beekeeping and the vital role bees play in agriculture as scientists, apiarists and industry specialists gather to share research highlights from the past year. Experts will be on hand to speak on the latest industry buzz, field questions and provide advice to bee enthusiasts. Guest speaker Dr. Michelle Flenniken (of) Montana […] Read More
“The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals.” For more info visit the event website.
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.