Carcass 101

National Meat Training Centre — Animal Sciences Building, Olds College, Olds, Alta.

Hosted by the Canadian Angus Association in partnership with Certified Angus Beef and supported by ALMA, “the agenda for the two-day course includes analysis of multiple finished cattle from live evaluation through identification of the parts and value of their carcass merit, global differences in carcass utilization, a cutting demonstration and utilization of carcass data […] Read More

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon — Hwy. 16, Langham, Sask.

“Farmers and agribusinesses in Western Canada now have the opportunity to see the latest agricultural technology in action at Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Situated on 320 acres 15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon, Ag in Motion features live demonstrations of field equipment, crops and services.” For more info visit the event website.

Ingredients for Success: The Conference on Food Innovation

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

“(The conference) is sure to give all participants an unmatched one and a half days of information and perspectives on innovation in the food sector, latest information in food safety, and how innovation can improve profitability. This is your opportunity to network with food sector leaders, and learn new knowledge from high-profile speakers. This conference […] Read More

Visions 2015 – Economic Impacts: Perspectives on Trends in Agriculture, the Environment and Society

Radisson Red Deer — 6500-67th St., Red Deer, Alta.

Hosted by the Alberta Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) and Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology Student Association (REESSA), the Visions conference “will address current topics, and presentations will be delivered by a variety of speakers from academia, government and industry. Topics include agricultural land use and value drivers, risk and social impact assessment, social license in […] Read More

International Rapeseed Congress

Convention Centre, TCU Place — 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon

“The (14th) International Rapeseed Congress is the most comprehensive forum for discussing advancement in the rapeseed industry. Topics include advances in discovery sciences (e.g. genomics, molecular biology), plant breeding strategies, crop protection (diseases, insects, weeds), climatic stress (e.g. drought, heat), seed quality and utilization, nutritional value of oil and meal, agronomy, crop management, and economic […] Read More

International Symposium on Bison Health

Radisson Hotel Saskatoon — 405-20th St. E., Saskatoon

“Well known bison veterinarians, animal scientists and industry experts from Canada and the U.S. will offer their insight and perspective and discuss the latest research findings during the invited presentations we are offering. This symposium will focus specifically on health and disease issues that impact the bison industry.” For more information visit the symposium website.

Canadian Livestock Transport conference: Innovation, Education and Awareness

Delta Bow Valley — 209 Fourth Ave. SE, Calgary

“…a one and a half day conference event being delivered in conjunction with the international Animal Transportation Association’s (ATA) 41st annual Animal Transportation Conference, Improving Animal Care Through Education, scheduled for May 3 – 5, 2015.” Keynote speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin. For more info visit the event web page.

Canada’s Farm Progress Show

Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina

“The country’s largest trade show is a dryland farm technology show that annually attracts 45,000 visitors from around the globe… This year, organizers look forward to new facilities and programming that add even more value for stakeholders, from exhibitors and sponsors to the visiting public.” For more info visit the event website.

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency’s FutureFare 2015: Setting Ourselves Apart

BMO Centre — Stampede Park, Calgary

“…the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency’s annual feature celebration of Alberta’s innovative agricultural leaders. Please join us for an opportunity to learn more about the projects that are helping transform Alberta’s meat and livestock sector.” For more info visit the event web page.