ALMA FutureFare 2016

Delta Edmonton South Hotel and Conference Centre — 4404 Gateway Blvd. NW, Edmonton

“Our final FutureFare event… will continue to highlight achievements of our industry and academia partners, while celebrating the journey of ALMA since inception. It will also provide an important opportunity for industry to network, open up new collaboration opportunities and learn more about how ALMA programs will be administered moving forward.” For more info visit […] Read more

Making the Grade

Lakeland College — 5707 College Dr., Vermilion, Alta.

“This one-day course will provide you with a better understanding of how your canola, wheat, barley and pulse crops are graded and what you need to know to get the best grade.” For more info or to register (early bird deadline July 19) visit the event web page.

Canadian Hereford Association annual general meeting

Cow Palace, Olds Regional Exhibition — 5116-54th St., Olds, Alta.

CHA’s Bonanza 2016 theme: “Burning the Hereford brand.” AGM hotel: Pomeroy Inn and Suites at Olds College, 4601-46th Avenue, Olds. For more information on the CHA AGM, Bonanza 2016 and registrations, visit the CHA Bonanza web page.

National Farmers Union (NFU) national convention

Hilton Garden Inn — 90-22nd St. E., Saskatoon

“…brings together farmers from all across Canada to discuss and learn about the important agricultural issues of the day… The program includes a series of presentations and panel discussions, elections of national officers, reports from elected officials and caucuses, as well as debate and voting on resolutions which become the NFU’s positions on public policy […] Read more

The Quantified Farm Conference

Rimrock Resort Hotel — 300 Mountain Ave., Banff

“A flood of ‘wearable’ devices, mobile apps and services fill the consumer marketplace — tracking massive datasets taken from sensory inputs of our bodies. This phenomenon has a term — The Quantified Self — a mashup of technology with data acquisition for all aspects of our personal lives including inputs like the food we consume, […] Read more

AgEx: Agricultural Excellence Conference

Sheraton Cavalier Calgary — 2620-32nd Ave. NE, Calgary

“The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada, focusing on bringing diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, advice, and insight with leading farm business thinkers.” Event theme: “Plan and prosper: Set the course for farm success.” For more […] Read more

Canadian Simmental convention

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

Registration discount before June 20. For more information contact the Saskatchewan Simmental Association by email or at 306-697-2945, visit the Canadian Simmental Association website.  

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

— Highway 16 and Range Road 3083, Langham, Sask.

“Ag in Motion is the first and only agricultural trade show in Western Canada that provides an outdoor venue for progressive farmers that want to see and feel the latest agricultural innovations — all in one place. Now in its second year, Ag in Motion brings innovation to the field through interactive exhibits and live […] Read more

Canadian Beef Industry Conference

Grey Eagle Resort and Casino — 3777 Grey Eagle Dr., Calgary

“Supporting the National Beef Strategy, the conference provides a forum for industry engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain.” Early bird registration deadline June 15. For more information visit the event web page.