AgEx: Agricultural Excellence Conference

Sheraton Cavalier Calgary — 2620-32nd Ave. NE, Calgary

“The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Canada, focusing on bringing diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, advice, and insight with leading farm business thinkers.” Event theme: “Plan and prosper: Set the course for farm success.” For more […] Read more

Poultry Industry Council (PIC) Research Day

OMAFRA Building — 1 Stone Rd., Guelph, Ont.

Registration $50 at door or for non-members; advance registration $40 for members; student rate, $10. Lunch included. For more info visit the event web page.

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association annual conference

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg

“Planning is well underway for this year’s conference and the overall theme is ‘Grass and Green in 2016’ to recognize the important role of Canadian forage and grassland managers in their provision of significant environmental and economic benefits for Canadians… Using Manitoba’s productive forage and grassland scene as the backdrop, the 2016 annual CFGA conference […] Read more

Livestock Markets Association of Canada AGM/Canadian Livestock Auctioneering Championship

Oakwood Resort — 70671 Bluewater Hwy. (Hwy. 21 N.), Grand Bend, Ont.

“This is the first time that LMAC has held their convention in Western Ontario. LMAC cordially invites all LMAC members and industry partners to attend the convention and the Canadian Auctioneering Championships, which will be held at Brussels Livestock on Friday, May 13. LMAC is currently finalizing the topics and speakers for the annual meeting. […] Read more

Canadian Seed Trade Association annual meeting

Hyatt Regency Vancouver — 655 Burrard St., Vancouver

“…a robust program of plenary and committee sessions aimed to raise awareness of key issues such as seed synergy and regulatory modernization, end-point royalties, new breeding techniques and more.” For more info visit the CSTA website.

Prairie Swine Centre producer meeting

Days Inn — 905 N. Service Rd., Swift Current, Sask.

Registration begins at 10 a.m., lunch to be provided. For more info on the meeting and agenda, visit the Prairie Swine Centre website; to register, call Abel Lopez at 306-280-0240.

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

— Highway 16 and Range Road 3083, Langham, Sask.

“Ag in Motion is the first and only agricultural trade show in Western Canada that provides an outdoor venue for progressive farmers that want to see and feel the latest agricultural innovations — all in one place. Now in its second year, Ag in Motion brings innovation to the field through interactive exhibits and live […] Read more

Alberta Pork Congress

Westerner Park — 4847A 19th St., Red Deer, Alta.

“Attend Western Canada’s largest pork industry tradeshow to showcase your products and services, strengthen existing relationships and build new ones with plenty of networking opportunities.” For more info visit the event website.

Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security conference

Delta Bessborough — 601 Spadina Cres., Saskatoon

“A two-and-a-half-day conference focusing on emerging technologies for global food security — mobilizing to the developing world. The conference will feature an IQ2 debate, 10 international plenary speakers and 30 concurrent session or workshop speakers.” For more info visit the event website.