Disease Crop Walk

Farming Smarter Research & Demonstration site — Jail Road (Hwy 512), Lethbridge
Thursday Aug 7 at 8:00am
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Visit Lethbridge, Alta., for a canola field day aimed at increasing awareness, and improving management of insect, disease and weed pests in canola. Who should attend? Canola producers, agronomists, agrologists, crop scouts, crop consultants, industry and retail representatives, academia and government. To view the day’s agenda, visit farmingsmarter.com. No registration fee required. Event contact: Jamie Puchinger […]


Canola ‘Galla’

Crop Diversification Centre South — 301 Horticultural Station Road East, Brooks, Alta.
Thursday Jul 31 at 8:00am
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Come to Brooks, Alta. for a canola field day aimed at increasing awareness, and improving management of insect, disease and weed pests in canola. This is the only event in southern Alberta that will have live demonstrations of clubroot galls (hence the name ‘Galla’). Who should attend? Canola producers, agronomists, agrologists, crop scouts, crop consultants, […]


Sask Mustard field day

Saskatoon Research Centre farm — Attridge Drive, Saskatoon
Thursday Jul 17 at 9:00am–1:00pm
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“The field day will concentrate on the development of new varieties as well as progress on improved weed control options.” Lunch included. Visit the Sask Mustard website for more info.


‘Ultimate Canola Challenge’ field day

CMCDC grounds — 370 River Rd., Portage la Prairie, Man.
Tuesday Jul 29 at 9:30am–3:30pm
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Hosted by the Canola Council of Canada, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and Canada-Manitoba Crop Development Centre. CCA and CCSC credits available. Lunch provided. Topics include straight-cutting, cutworm damage economics, scouting, conditioning canola for summer storage, and the UCC experiment. For more info or to RSVP call 204-720-6923.


University of Manitoba Long-Term Field Studies Tour

University of Manitoba Glenlea Research Station — , Glenlea, Man.
Tuesday Jul 22 at 1:00pm–4:00pm
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“‘What good are long-term field studies?’ Join us for our 30-year celebration to find out! Discover how young and not-so-young continuous field studies are transforming our understanding of the consequences of our soil, nutrient and crop management decisions over time on a whole systems level. Learn of their role in education, research, training and outreach.”  For […]


Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame induction ceremony

William Glesby Centre — 11 Second St. NE, Portage la Prairie, Man.
Thursday Jul 17 at 1:30pm
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Inductees for 2014 include Ron Helwer, Waldie Klassen, Don Kroeker, Bob McNabb, Bill Siemens. For more info call 204-728-3736 or email [email protected]



X International Rangeland Congress

TCU Place — 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon
Sunday Jul 17 to Friday Jul 22
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Theme: “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World.” For more information visit the conference website.


Canfax Cattle Market Forum

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — 1000, 11500-35 St. SE, Calgary
Tuesday Nov 18 at 7:00pm to Wednesday Nov 19 at 5:30pm
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“The conference is sure to give all participants an unmatched single-day of information and perspectives on the main factors affecting the Canadian cattle markets.” For more information visit the conference website.


Cereals North America conference

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg
Tuesday Oct 28 to Thursday Oct 30
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“On the heels of the highly successful inaugural Cereals North America conference in 2013, the 2014 meeting will highlight global energy markets and their new relationship with agriculture as biofuel industries have matured. The conference will also focus on the coming technology advances promised in seed and agronomy. And, back by popular demand, a continuing […]