Leading Edge Farm Management Conference

Holiday Inn Red Deer South — 33 Petrolia Dr. (Gasoline Alley), Red Deer, Alta.

“…gives delegates unprecedented access to Alberta’s top farm business management advisors for two days of in-depth learning about the financial and legal side of the farming business.” For more info visit the event web page. Read more

FarmTech 2017

Edmonton Expo Centre, Northlands — 7515-118th Ave., Edmonton

Events include AGMs for Alberta Pulse Growers, Alberta Canola, Alberta Wheat Commission. Keynote speakers include Andrew Coyne, Romeo Dallaire, Clara Hughes, Brian Mulroney, Pamela Ronald. For more info visit the conference website.   Read more

Canadian Federation of Agriculture annual meeting

Ottawa Marriott — 100 Kent St., Ottawa

“Our conference theme is ‘Canada’s 150: Our Farms, Our Food, Our Future’ and our program features keynote speakers and panels organized around three streams: globalization, natural resources and strategies for growth. Our guest speakers will examine policy options and proposals to best position Canada’s agriculture industry to achieve its full potential.” For more info visit […] Read more

Ontario Canola Growers annual meeting

Nottawasaga Inn Resort — 6015 Hwy. 89, Alliston, Ont.

Speakers include Meghan Moran of OMAFRA, Angela Brackenreed of the Canola Council of Canada and motivational speaker Brenda Robinson. For more info visit the OCG website. Read more

National Holstein Convention

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North — 9005 Leslie St., Richmond Hill, Ont.

Events include Holstein Canada AGM, Master Breeder Gala and excursion to Canadian Dairy Xpo. Early bird deadline Feb. 20, registration deadline March 20. For more info visit the event web page. Read more

Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia annual general meeting

Best Western Glengarry — 150 Willow St., Truro

Banquet program to include provincial agriculture minister’s address and Excellence Award Milestone winners. Meetings to be held in Salons A/B/C, meals and banquet in Salons D/E/G. For more info visit the DFNS website. Read more

Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show

Moncton Coliseum Complex — 377 Killam Dr., Moncton

“With over 160 exhibitors, there is something for everyone, whether you’re representing a multinational operation, running a large-tract farm, or managing a small family farm, organic farm, hobby farm, a small urban plot or a community garden. Accompanying displays of time- and money-saving technology, the Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show will have exhibits of the latest […] Read more

Conference: Big Data, Changing Climate and Agriculture

University of Guelph — , Guelph

For more info on the conference, sponsored by the University of Guelph’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy, check out the brochure. Registration free, but “space is limited.” Read more