Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch Field Day

Kinsella Research Ranch — (53° 0' N / 111° 31' W), Kinsella, Alta.
Wednesday Aug 13 at 11:00am
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“The Kinsella Research Ranch will be officially re-named in honour of Dr. Roy Berg who revolutionized the Alberta cattle industry with his groundbreaking research on cattle breeding and livestock genetics, conducted at the Kinsella Ranch from 1960 to 1988.” Ceremony followed by lunch and field day events. For more info visit http://www.ales.ualberta.ca/FacultyResearch/RoyBergFieldDay.aspx


Alberta’s Watershed Management Symposium: Flood and Drought Mitigation

BMO Centre (formerly Roundup Centre) — 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tuesday Apr 29
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The symposium “will share the latest update on snowpack data and river forecasting, as well as assessments of mitigation options for Alberta’s most flood-prone river basins. Experts will also speak to the critical role natural headwaters play in flood and drought mitigation.” For more info or to register CLICK HERE.


Land Use 2014

Westin Edmonton — 10135 100th St., Edmonton
Wednesday May 7 to Thursday May 8
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“Western Canada’s premier forum on land-use research, planning and policy.” Focus for 2014 on three key areas: Urbanization and loss of agricultural land, What makes wetland policy effective, and Paying for ecosystem services on private land. Keynote: WWF-Canada CEO David Miller. For more info visit http://www.landuse2014.ca


Grain Summit 2014

Saskatoon Inn — 2002 Airport Dr., Saskatoon
Wednesday Mar 26 at 8:00am–4:30pm
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“The objective of this timely summit is to bring a wide range of stakeholders and experts together to share information regarding the current state of grain movements, price and income prognosis, and to discuss short and long run solutions… This one-day summit is for all involved and/or interested in the production, handling and transportation of grain […]


Canadian Global Crops Symposium: Growing Demand

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg
Monday Apr 14 to Wednesday Apr 16
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“This international event will connect Canada’s grains, oilseeds and pulse crop supply chains with buyers and importers from around the globe to showcase Canada’s growing capacity to export food and feed commodities.” For more info call 204-925-2130 or visit the Canada Grains Council website.


Pullet Growers of Canada annual general meeting

Governor General Ballroom, The Westin Ottawa — 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa
Tuesday Mar 18 at 1:00pm–4:00pm
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“At this meeting, we will bring you up-to-date on the pullet producers’ application for Part 2 Agency status with the Farm Products Council of Canada, introduce consultations on animal welfare and answer your questions. Elections for PGC representation will also be held. Light refreshments will be served.” For more info call 613-912-0982, ext. 113, or email […]


FutureFare 2014: Feeding the Demand

Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort — 300 E. Lapotac Blvd., Edmonton
Monday Jun 16 to Tuesday Jun 17
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“FutureFare is the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency’s annual feature celebration of Alberta’s dynamic agricultural leaders who, with foresight and an industrious spirit, are helping transform Alberta’s meat and livestock sector… Join us at Futurefare 2014: Feeding the Demand on June 16 and 17, 2014, to discover the names and faces behind the innovative projects […]


Advancing Women: Life Skills for Leadership-Women in Ag Conference

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — 1000-11500-35th St. SE, Calgary
Monday Apr 28 to Tuesday Apr 29
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“Advancing Women is created for every woman who wants to achieve success in her career, family, community, financial independence and relationships in and outside the workplace. Whether you are in a career path with an organization, starting your own business, looking for your dream job or wanting to hone your overall life skills, this conference […]


Northlands Farm and Ranch Show

Northlands — 7515-118 Ave. NW, Edmonton
Thursday Mar 27 at 10:00am to Saturday Mar 29 at 6:00pm
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Events include Farming Smart crop production and technology show, equine clinics and seminars, Canadian College Finals Rodeo, Alpaca Spring Show. Show runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For more info call 1-877-471-7472, email [email protected] or visit http://farmandranchshow.com


Soil Health and Wallet Wealth: World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

Winnipeg Convention Centre — 375 York Ave., Winnipeg
Sunday Jun 22 to Friday Jun 27
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“Growers, researchers, policy makers and others interested in conservation agriculture are encouraged to attend the WCCA to network with peers from around the world, discuss policy affecting adoption of conservation practices and review the application of the latest research in the field.” For more info visit http://www.ctic.purdue.edu/WCCA/