“This workshop will help farmers and food processors gain a better understanding about how to successfully sell their food products directly from the farm gate. Topics include: laws that regulate food sales at the farm gate; safety issues for customers at your farm; consumer trends and understanding how to calculate product pricing; (a) story from […] Read more
“Competitors from across Canada plow in their respective provinces for the right to compete in the Canadian Plowing Championships. In addition to the plowing, a number of social events, open to the public, will be held to encourage fellowship among the residents of the City of Ottawa and visitors from across Canada. These events typically […] Read more
“This year’s theme is ‘Empowering the AgSafe Family – keeping kids safe.’ The conference will bring together farmers, safety professionals, equipment manufacturers and researchers to probe the reality and discuss new approaches to improve the safety and health of children and their families in Canada’s ag community.” For more info or to register, visit the […] Read more
“The primary objectives of the AGM are to: appoint an auditor for 2017; review and approve financial statements for 2015-16; debate and vote on resolutions; review and amend bylaws; review and develop APAS policy positions on key issues for advancement to government decision-makers, other stakeholders and to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture; provide an opportunity […] Read more
“The Midterm was planned knowing that you might participate in this year’s Ag in Motion outdoor farm exhibition which is located about 15 miles northwest of Saskatoon.” For more info or to register visit the event web page.
“The Farms at the Table Conference provides a forum to discuss opportunities for connecting with consumers. It also provides a venue for the agriculture industry to share strategies and information, and connect the dots between what each one of us contributes to help feed the world. Let’s come together at the table with ideas, enthusiasm […] Read more
Theme: “Sharing research that grows organic.” Early bird registration deadline Aug. 15. For more info visit the CRAAQ event web page.
“A flood of ‘wearable’ devices, mobile apps and services fill the consumer marketplace — tracking massive datasets taken from sensory inputs of our bodies. This phenomenon has a term — The Quantified Self — a mashup of technology with data acquisition for all aspects of our personal lives including inputs like the food we consume, […] Read more
“…a day that brings together the best research and agronomy extension people into one place, for a day of interactive in-field learning where you move through learning stations at your own pace. There’s also games, a dunk tank and of course food trucks to create an in-field carnival atmosphere… Lunch will be available from a […] Read more
“The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada, focusing on bringing diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, advice, and insight with leading farm business thinkers.” Event theme: “Plan and prosper: Set the course for farm success.” For more […] Read more