What’s Up – for Mar. 16, 2009

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March Farm Succession Planning Workshops, various dates and locations, AB. For more details, call Richard Baker at (780) 487-5202

March Let’s Talk About the Cattle Market, various dates and locations, AB. To find a workshop near you, call Tracy Seida at (306) 780-7506.

March 17 ARECA Annual General Meeting, The Coast Hotel, Sherwood Park, AB. Contact Laura McNabb at [email protected] ab.ca

or (780) 416-6046 ext. 12 for more info. March 17-18 Energy Options Behind the Farm Gate 2009: Practical Solutions for Wind and Power Generation, Heritage Inn, Taber, AB. Call Kelly Lund at (780) 644-1197 for more details.

March 18-19 Alberta Pork Congress, Westerner Park, Red Deer, AB. For more info, call (403) 244-7821.

March 19 – Calgary Stampede GMC Rangeland Derby canvas auction, Boyce Theatre, Stampede Park, Calgary. Drinks 3:30 p. m., bidding begins 5 p. m. For more info call 403-2610107, e-mail [email protected]or visit http://cs.calgarystampede.com/events/chuckwagon-races/canvas-auction/

March 19 Canola College 2009, Medicine Hat, AB. For more info, call (866) 834-4378.

March 19-21 Smoky River Agricultural Trade Show, Fahler, AB. Call Roch Bremont at (780) 837-2900 for more details. March 24-25 Landscapes Transformed: The Quiet Triumph of Conservation Tillage and Direct Seeding, Saskatoon, SK. For more info, contact Lynette Keyowski at (306) 545-1414. March 25-28 Farm and Ranch Show, Northland, Edmonton, AB. Call (877) 471-7472 for further details.

March 26-27 Calgary Stampede Dairy Classic Championship Show 2009, Agriculture Building at Stampede Park, Calgary, AB. To learn more, call Tracey Foster at (403) 261-0127 or Debbie Lee at (403) 669-0421.

March 27 Livestock Care Conference, Red Deer, AB. Call the Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Association at (403) 932-8050 for more info.

April 1-5 Aggie Days, Roundup Centre, Calgary, AB. For more details, call the Calgary Stampede at (403) 261-0162. April 1-5 National Young Adult Holstein Convention 2009, Vancouver, BC. Call the Alberta Holstein Association at (403) 335-5916 for more details.

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

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.coopscanada. coop/100th/congress. cfm

June 23 – Western Beef Development Centre summer field day, Termuende Research Farm, near Lanigan, SK. For more info visit www.wbdc.sk.caand click on “Producer Events.”

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