GFM Network News


Webinar: Cover cropping on the Canadian Prairies

“The recent uptake in cover crop use by farmers in neighbouring U.S. states and in Eastern Canada has encouraged an increasing number of Prairie farmers to experiment with cover crops. This makes it an important time to hear from farmers about their needs for research and knowledge transfer. Farmers want to know how to use […] Read more

, Edmonton Expo Centre

Farmfair International

“From genetics and livestock (to) western entertainment and programming, Farmfair International has been one of Canada’s top agricultural shows for more than 45 years.” For info, tickets or to register as an exhibitor, visit the event website.


Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance annual conference

“…we are already hard at work creating a dynamic and engaging virtual event that is sure to provide practical, relevant information that will impact your work in our ever-changing field. This year will focus on honoring hemp’s past while exploring what the future has to offer across the four main streams of interest: Food, Feed, […] Read more

AWC Virtual 2021: Advancing Women in Agriculture conference

“With increased concern over the number of COVID cases and the great uncertainty with the new variant strains… (AWC) will not be moving forward as in-person conferences in 2021. We are proud to once again bring information to the women and men in the agriculture industry through virtual conferences and events as we did in […] Read more


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Canadian Western Agribition

“CWA is now setting its sights on November 2021 and a return to a full week of rodeo, shopping, and livestock competition. The 50th show will be headlined by 12 national breed shows — the only time all breeds have held their national competitions under one roof.” For more info visit the event website.

, Cambridge Red Deer Hotel and Conference Centre

Alberta Potato Conference and Tradeshow

“We are hopeful that our Alberta Potato Conference and Tradeshow will be a go as we make preparations for this fall.” For info check back with the Potato Growers of Alberta website.


National Farmers Union national convention

Theme for 2021: “Agriculture and the Common Good.” “The NFU convention will be held virtually in 2021 via Zoom/phone so farmers and eaters across Canada can join… More detail regarding registration and speakers to follow shortly.” For info check back with the event web page.

Ag in Motion: Accelerating Ag Innovation on the Farm

Details t.b.a. “Innovation drives the heart of our Canadian ag industry. We’ll speak to farmers and companies embracing innovative approaches to improving profitability and resilience on the farm.” For info or to get your Digital Pass for Ag in Motion’s online events, visit the AiM website.


, World Trade Center at Prairieland Park

Farm Forum Event: Learn + Grow

“With increased concern over the number of COVID cases and the great uncertainty with the new variant strains… Farm Forum Event will not be moving forward as in-person conferences in 2021. We are proud to once again bring information to the women and men in the agriculture industry through a virtual conference as we did […] Read more

Farm Credit Canada Forum online

“…our free virtual event filled with ideas to build strength and resilience for yourself and your business. Unplug from the day-to-day, get inspired and take an opportunity to look at your business with a new perspective.” Speakers: Dr. Jody Carrington and Peter Mansbridge. For info or to register visit the event’s Eventbrite page.