Foraging Into The Future IX

Credit Union iPlex — 2001 Chaplin St. E., Swift Current, Sask.

Conference theme: “Building Blocks of Success.” Topics to include soil health, water development, financial/economics, grazing management, animal selection, forage production and a producer panel. For more info view the conference brochure. Read more

Alberta Milk Dairy Conference and AGM

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — 1000-11500-35th St. SE, Calgary

“This year’s conference theme is ‘Cultivating the Modern Dairy Industry.’ Within a year, much change is expected for the Alberta dairy industry. How we market fluid milk, and how we manage and utilize milk, are undergoing changes. To best manage transition, we need to communicate and inform our stakeholders. What has not changed is Alberta […] Read more


Northlands — 116th Ave. and 73rd St., Edmonton

“Explore and experience emerging technologies and innovative management practices. Learn how to implement technology in your beef operation to improve production and increase profitability.” For more info call 780-471-7300 or visit the event web page. Read more

National Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Summit

Westin Ottawa — 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa

“Join us for the first-ever National EFP Summit which will bring together the provincial and territorial EFP organizations from coast-to-coast along with the entire agri-food value chain… Attendees will learn more about how the EFP operates at the provincial and territorial levels as well as how it is currently being used in sector-specific sustainability programs. […] Read more

Traceability Symposium 2016

Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre — 1316-33rd St. NE, Calgary

“(The) Canadian Cattle Identification Agency is pleased to host Traceability Symposium 2016 in Calgary… This event will bring together governments, industry and the private sector to identify gaps, share successes and lessons learned — bridging the gaps as traceability moves forward in Canada and globally.” For more info visit the event website. Read more

Organic Connections convention and trade show

Conexus Arts Centre — 200 Lakeshore Dr., Regina

“The theme for this year’s Organic Connections conference and trade show is ‘Organics: Resilience in a Time of Change’… Our conference program this year is designed to have a balance of practical agronomic and marketing information, some interesting new and different strategies and ideas, and a few things thrown in just for fun.” For more […] Read more

Western Canadian Crop Production Show/CropSphere 2017

Prairieland Park — 503 Ruth St. W., Saskatoon

“The Western Canadian Crop Production Show has become Western Canada’s premier grain industry showcase by presenting information to producers on the latest technology, services, and products… Held at Prairieland Park in conjunction with the Western Canadian Crop Production Show, CropSphere 2017 will host sessions on market outlook, research, and agronomy, along with sessions specific to […] Read more

Farmfair International

Edmonton Expo Centre, Northlands — 7300-116th Ave. NW, Edmonton

“…one of Canada’s top agricultural shows, where thousands of guests come to the Edmonton Expo Centre to show and sell top-quality livestock. Farmfair International is proud to welcome international buyers from the Commonwealth of Independent States, European Union, Latin America, North America, Oceania and South America, in addition to local ranchers.” For more info visit […] Read more

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