Saskatchewan Crop Diagnostic School

Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Development Centre Research Farm — 901 McKenzie St. S., Outlook, Sask.

“… a one-day, hands-on learning opportunity to examine plants, dig in the soil, pull weeds, catch insects and hone your diagnostic skills. The Crop Diagnostic School will focus on six areas: insect scouting and identification, disease scouting and identification, weed identification, herbicide injury, soil fertility and imagery tools.” Single-day event repeated over three days. Registrations […] Read More

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.

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

“Making the Grade” grain grading workshop

Olds College — 4500-50th St., Olds, Alta.

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

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.  

APAS/SaskWheat/SaskBarley Transportation Summit

Saskatoon Inn — 2002 Airport Dr., Saskatoon

“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

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

BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Palais des congres de Montreal — 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal

“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.

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.