April 30-May 3 South Country Barrel Futurity and Derby, Cardston, Alta. Contact Monia Wilson of the Cardston Agricultural Society at (403) 653-4234 for more info. April 30-May 1 Visions 2009: Alberta’s Agri-Food Industry in a Globalized World, Red Deer, Alta. For more info, call Reg Norby at (780) 436-0590 or visit www.aaea.ab.ca.May 1 Young Farm Workers Safety Training Workshop, Olds College, Olds, Alta. For more details, contact Karen Spruyt of Safe Communities of Central Alberta at (403) 346-8101. May 1-3 Stavely Indoor Pro Rodeo, Stavely, Alta. Call Callum Sears of the Stavely Agricultural Society at (403) 549-2145 for more info.
May 2-3 Olds and District Marketplace and Lifestyle Show, Olds, Alta. Call Fiona of the Olds Agricultural Society at (403) 556-3770.
May 6-10 Canadian Angus Association annual convention, Harrison Hot Springs Resort, 100 Esplanade Ave., Harrison Hot Springs, B. C. For more info call 250-546-2813 or visit www.cdnangus.ca.
May 10 Mother’s Day All Breed Horse Show, Sherwood Park, Alta. For more info, contact Phil Coatta at (780) 922-5207. May 16-17 Rimbey High School Rodeo, Rimbey, Alta. Call Harlee Wilson at (403) 843-3937 for details.
May 31 -June 4 International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff Centre. For more info visit www.ales2.ualberta.ca/afns/icpror call 780-492-0063.
June 2-6 International Wheat Quality Conference IV, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon. For more info visit www.usask.ca/iwqc4.June 16-19 Canadian Co-operative Association congress and annual general meeting, Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa. Theme: “Celebrating a century of co-operation.” For more info call 613-238-6711, ext. 243, or visit www.coop scanada. coop/100th/congress. cfm.
June 17-19 Western Canada Farm Progress Show, Evraz Place (formerly Regina Exhibition Park), Regina. For more info visit www.myfarmshow.com.
June 23 Western Beef Development Centre summer field day, Termuende Research Farm, near Lanigan, Sask. For more info visit www.wbdc.sk.caand click on “Producer Events.” July 8-10 Grain Growers of Canada annual summer meeting, Bayshore Inn, 111 Waterton Ave., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alta. For more info visit www.ggc-pgc.ca.
July 12-15 Canadian Seed Trade Association annual general meeting, Westin Resort, 4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, B. C. For more info visit www.cdnseed.org.
July 13-16 Canadian Special Crops Association annual convention, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.specialcrops.mb.ca.