GFM Network News

BCRC webinar: Experiencing drought stress? Ask the experts

“The (Beef Cattle Research Council) is putting together a panel of nutrition and animal health experts to answer your drought-related nutrition questions.” For info on posting questions or to register, visit the event web page.

, Keystone Centre

Thanks for Farming Tour: Brandon

“…a truly unique event that connects suppliers and manufacturers with Canadian farmers, provides educational sessions and gives back to the agricultural community.” Admission $20, with proceeds going to “local non-profit organizations focused on mental health and the future of agriculture.” For more info visit the event website. Note: Manitoba tour location pending, public health orders […] Read more

Keystone Agricultural Producers summer advisory council meeting

Resolution submission deadline July 19. “Delegates will debate resolutions to shape KAP policy on a variety of key issues… The meeting will take place virtually, allowing KAP to bring in speakers from far and wide, host interactive debate and allow time for socializing.” For details or to register for the Zoom meeting visit the event […] Read more

Manitoba 4R nutrient management field day

Event north of St. Claude, further details t.b.a. “Learn about granular urea EEF sources at planting, UAN EEF sources for in-season top dress, UAN in-season placement on N2O & NH3 losses for corn and canola, canopy sensing for in-crop N application, et cetera.” For info contact Dr. Mario Tenuta.

, South Campus, Olds College


Co-produced by Olds College and Agri-Trade Equipment Expo. “During this two-day outdoor expo, farmers have an opportunity to interact with cutting-edge high-tech ag players and experience the latest innovations. Highlights include live demos from drones to autonomous equipment, 50 expert educational sessions and over 100 interactive exhibits. The expo focuses on data and technology across […] Read more

Saskatchewan Pasture Tour

Tour check-in starts at 9 a.m., tour at 9:30. Registration $30 per person, deadline July 31. “Come to a casual meeting out in the pasture to share and learn with your peers and specialists for new ideas to get the most out of your own pastures.” For info visit the event announcement; to register contact […] Read more

Canadian Beef Check-Off town hall webinar

“…a live town hall update on check-off investments focusing on opportunities and challenges in the Canadian beef industry. We will hear from the Beef Cattle Research Council, Public and Stakeholder Engagement, and Canada Beef on their strategies to navigate a changing industry landscape, and how they are ensuring the investment of producer and importer dollars […] Read more

Ag in Motion: Livestock Day 2021

“Beef and dairy producers continue to face changes in their sectors based on trade and market pressures and influence from consumer trends. We’ll share what’s impacting production today and look at strategies to help producers in each sector maximize profits.” For more info on this and future events and/or to get a Digital Pass for […] Read more

CANCELLED: International Plowing Match and Rural Expo

“For the second year in a row, the directors of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association have been forced to make the heart-wrenching decision to cancel the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM)… In spite of the current decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Ontario government has yet to provide large provincial events with […] Read more