ACFA/Alberta Pork recruitment and retention workshop

Agriculture Centre — 5401-1 Ave. S., Hwy. 512, Lethbridge

“This instructive and interactive learning event has been created specifically for agricultural producers in any commodity. As an agricultural business owner, manager or supervisor you will learn how to make crucial HR management decisions, avoid common pitfalls, and increase your understanding of the best approaches to recruitment and retention.” Workshop $70, meals and materials included. […] Read more


Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference

Lacombe Memorial Centre — 5214-50th Ave., Lacombe, Alta.

Theme: “Regenerating Soil. Regenerating Land. Regenerating Communities.” Held in partnership with Organic Alberta conference, Feb. 17-18, also at LMC. For more info visit the conference web page. Read more

Leading Edge Farm Management Conference

Holiday Inn Red Deer South — 33 Petrolia Dr. (Gasoline Alley), Red Deer, Alta.

“…gives delegates unprecedented access to Alberta’s top farm business management advisors for two days of in-depth learning about the financial and legal side of the farming business.” For more info visit the event web page. Read more

FarmTech 2017

Edmonton Expo Centre, Northlands — 7515-118th Ave., Edmonton

Events include AGMs for Alberta Pulse Growers, Alberta Canola, Alberta Wheat Commission. Keynote speakers include Andrew Coyne, Romeo Dallaire, Clara Hughes, Brian Mulroney, Pamela Ronald. For more info visit the conference website.   Read more

Alberta Institute of Agrologists’ Banff Conference

Banff Centre — 107 Tunnel Mountain Dr., Banff

“The second of a three-year series, starting with Land and People in 2016, the 2017 AIA Conference will focus on Alberta’s resources (primarily on energy and agriculture) and what that means to Albertans in terms of opportunities and challenges.” Conference theme: “People and resources.” For more info or to register visit the event web page. Read more

Alberta Seed Growers annual general meeting

Westin Edmonton — 10135-100th St. NW, Edmonton

“This industry-renowned event offers informative speakers, networking opportunities and the chance to get up close and personal with the Alberta Seed Growers’ board of directors. Join us and participate in shaping the future of the seed industry.” For more info visit the event’s registration page. Read more

Agri-Visions

Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition — 5521-49th Ave., Lloydminster, Sask.

“A two-day interactive information event that features (a) trade show, keynote speakers, seminars, demonstrations and special events for the agriculture industry. This event brings under one roof the latest information on both grain and cattle industries. Check out the Border City Seed Show, as it is part of Agri-Visions.” For more info visit the event […] Read more

Livestock Care Conference

Best Western Plus Denham Inn and Suites — 5207-50th Ave., Leduc, Alta.

“…an annual event that brings together industry experts, stakeholders, and producers to discuss the latest trends and issues in the livestock industry in Alberta.” For more info visit the event web page. Read more

Alberta Beef Industry Conference

Sheraton Red Deer — 3310-50th Ave., Red Deer

Theme: “Steaking out the consumer: Options and opportunities.” For more info visit the event website.   Read more