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


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 […]


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/