Canadian Western Agribition annual general meeting

Salon 3, Queensbury Convention Centre, Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina
Friday Apr 11 at 2:00pm–4:00pm
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Registration begins at 1 p.m. For more information contact Lucy Rynor at [email protected]


Keystone Agricultural Producers general council meeting

PCU Centre — 245 Royal Rd. S., Portage la Prairie, Man.
Friday Apr 11 at 9:30am
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“KAP representatives from all 12 districts and its member commodity groups will come together for updates, discussion and resolutions. Topics that will be raised include the movement of grain, biosecurity for crops and livestock, PED virus, and timing of seeding this year. Ron Kostyshyn, minister of Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, will address the meeting, […]


Alberta’s Watershed Management Symposium: Flood and Drought Mitigation

BMO Centre (formerly Roundup Centre) — 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tuesday Apr 29
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The symposium “will share the latest update on snowpack data and river forecasting, as well as assessments of mitigation options for Alberta’s most flood-prone river basins. Experts will also speak to the critical role natural headwaters play in flood and drought mitigation.” For more info or to register CLICK HERE.


Land Use 2014

Westin Edmonton — 10135 100th St., Edmonton
Wednesday May 7 to Thursday May 8
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“Western Canada’s premier forum on land-use research, planning and policy.” Focus for 2014 on three key areas: Urbanization and loss of agricultural land, What makes wetland policy effective, and Paying for ecosystem services on private land. Keynote: WWF-Canada CEO David Miller. For more info visit http://www.landuse2014.ca


Grain Summit 2014

Saskatoon Inn — 2002 Airport Dr., Saskatoon
Wednesday Mar 26 at 8:00am–4:30pm
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“The objective of this timely summit is to bring a wide range of stakeholders and experts together to share information regarding the current state of grain movements, price and income prognosis, and to discuss short and long run solutions… This one-day summit is for all involved and/or interested in the production, handling and transportation of grain […]


Canadian Global Crops Symposium: Growing Demand

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg
Monday Apr 14 to Wednesday Apr 16
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“This international event will connect Canada’s grains, oilseeds and pulse crop supply chains with buyers and importers from around the globe to showcase Canada’s growing capacity to export food and feed commodities.” For more info call 204-925-2130 or visit the Canada Grains Council website.


Giant pumpkin growers’ seminar

Roland United Church — 66 Third St., Roland, Man.
Saturday Apr 5 at 1:30pm
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Seminar for “all current and prospective” giant pumpkin growers, sponsored by the Roland Pumpkin Fair and the Manitoba Giant Growers Association. For more info contact Derek Baschuk ([email protected], 204-343-2563), Bob Horsman ([email protected], 204-343-2283) or Art Cameron ([email protected], 204-343-2314). Refreshments available. Rain (“inclement weather”) date: April 12.


Saskatchewan Stockgrowers Association annual meeting, zone 1

Town Hall — 310 Railway Ave., Wawota, Sask.
Friday Mar 21 at 5:00pm
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All welcome. Event includes cocktails (5 p.m.), beef supper (6 p.m.) and presentation by Jodie Griffin on WLPIP (7 p.m.).  Supper tickets $25. For advance tickets call Lloyd at 306-486-2186.


Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership-Women in Ag Conference

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — 1000-11500-35th St. SE, Calgary
Monday Apr 28 to Tuesday Apr 29
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“Advancing Women is created for every woman who wants to achieve success in her career, family, community, financial independence and relationships in and outside the workplace. Whether you are in a career path with an organization, starting your own business, looking for your dream job or wanting to hone your overall life skills, this conference […]


Northlands Farm and Ranch Show

Northlands — 7515-118 Ave. NW, Edmonton
Thursday Mar 27 at 10:00am to Saturday Mar 29 at 6:00pm
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Events include Farming Smart crop production and technology show, equine clinics and seminars, Canadian College Finals Rodeo, Alpaca Spring Show. Show runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For more info call 1-877-471-7472, email [email protected] or visit http://farmandranchshow.com