Canadian Organic Science Conference

Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil — 999 rue de Serigny, Longueuil, Que.

Theme: “Sharing research that grows organic.” Early bird registration deadline Aug. 15. For more info visit the CRAAQ event web page.


Canada’s Farm Progress Show

Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina

“The country’s largest trade show is a dryland farm technology show that annually attracts 45,000 visitors from around the globe. It’s the place to be for opportunity, innovation and excitement. This year, organizers look forward to new programming that add even more value for stakeholders, from exhibitors and sponsors to the visiting public.” For more […] Read more

The Quantified Farm Conference

Rimrock Resort Hotel — 300 Mountain Ave., Banff

“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

Weed Seedling Identification Day

Ian N. Morrison Research Station, University of Manitoba — Hwy. 245 (1.8 km W. of lights in Carman), Carman, Man.

“An overview of information for identifying weeds in the seedling stage, including tips on common family traits, cotyledon shape, and other useful identification tools… A wide selection of weeds will be available for practicing weed identification skills.” Event runs rain or shine. For more info contact Michele Ammeter at 204-736-2331 or Vince Hiebert at 204-871-5137.

CanolaPalooza

AAFC Lacombe Research Station — 6000 C+E Trail, Lacombe, Alta.

“…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

AgEx: Agricultural Excellence Conference

Sheraton Cavalier Calgary — 2620-32nd Ave. NE, Calgary

“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

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association annual conference

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg

“Planning is well underway for this year’s conference and the overall theme is ‘Grass and Green in 2016’ to recognize the important role of Canadian forage and grassland managers in their provision of significant environmental and economic benefits for Canadians… Using Manitoba’s productive forage and grassland scene as the backdrop, the 2016 annual CFGA conference […] Read more

Canadian Seed Trade Association annual meeting

Hyatt Regency Vancouver — 655 Burrard St., Vancouver

“…a robust program of plenary and committee sessions aimed to raise awareness of key issues such as seed synergy and regulatory modernization, end-point royalties, new breeding techniques and more.” For more info visit the CSTA website.

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

— Highway 16 and Range Road 3083, Langham, Sask.

“Ag in Motion is the first and only agricultural trade show in Western Canada that provides an outdoor venue for progressive farmers that want to see and feel the latest agricultural innovations — all in one place. Now in its second year, Ag in Motion brings innovation to the field through interactive exhibits and live […] Read more