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Organic and Low-Input Agricultural Systems Field Day and Tradeshow

Walker Place — 2150 Walker St., Swift Current, Sask.

“Field trials tour includes: Intercropping and following cash crops; Diversified cropping strategies to improve sustainability of organic production; Cover crop blends and following cash crops; Allelopathy; Tillage timing and intensity; Polycrop mixes for grazing; Phoma bioherbicide; New organic trials and studies starting in 2019. Afternoon presentations: Mixed grain intercrops; Role of field boundary habitats in […] Read more

Canadian Seed Growers’ Association annual general meeting

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel — 1201 boulevard Rene-Levesque ouest, Montreal

“We have a stimulating business program that keys in on major issues affecting the seed sector today, and a social program that provides opportunity to engage and share with fellow seed growers… Our partners at the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) will be wrapping up their own annual meeting as we begin ours, and this […] Read more

Canadian Seed Trade Association annual general meeting

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel — 1201 boulevard Rene-Levesque ouest, Montreal

“We are planning a full four days of productive meetings and exciting social events, including the Family Fun Night and Gala Dinner. So bring your families and come ready to socialize with friends both new and old.” For more info or to register visit the event website. Read more

Canadian Beef Industry Conference

London Convention Centre — 300 York St., London, Ont.

“Driving Demand is the theme for the third annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference… We are planning an action-packed event with many great speakers and panels to keep you informed about the current issues of the Canadian beef industry. There will be many opportunities to network with people from all aspects of the beef industry.” Concurrent […] Read more

Place-Based Food Systems Conference

Pacific Gateway Hotel — 3500 Cessna Dr., Richmond, B.C.

Theme: “Making the Case, Making it Happen.” “Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is bringing together community leaders and internationally-recognized food systems experts together this summer for a two-day conference with the goal of making sustainable local and regional food systems.” For more info or to register visit the event web page. Read more

Crops-A-Palooza 2018

Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre — 370 River Rd., Portage la Prairie

“…a one-day hands-on in-field learning interactive event that brings together the best research and agronomy extension professionals and farmers to learn how to grow the best crops.” For more info or to pre-register visit the Manitoba Canola Growers event web page. Read more

Farm Management Canada’s Agricultural Excellence (AgEx) Conference

Fort Garry Hotel — 222 Broadway, Winnipeg

“The conference includes keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, concurrent sessions, discussion panels, and a national farm business resource showcase. AgEx provides an opportunity for delegates to share insights, transfer knowledge and network… Delegates include farmers, advisors, academics, government, industry associations, and private industry (i.e. banks, suppliers, etc.). Having a physical meeting place helps farmers and other […] Read more

Canadian Wheat Symposium/Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg

“Recent scientific discoveries in areas such as gene editing, disease resistance genes, food quality, and new agronomic tools are transforming research capacity in Canada. This 2018 joint conference will provide a venue for scientists, industry and producers to learn and discuss recently discovered technologies that will enable the transformative development of new products that can […] Read more

MFGA Regenerative Agriculture conference

Victoria Inn — 3550 Victoria Ave., Brandon

Theme: “Invigorating your system; increasing your profits.” Event to include trade show and banquet; more details TBA. For more info visit the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association web site. Read more