“… a one-day, hands-on learning opportunity to examine plants, dig in the soil, pull weeds, catch insects and hone your diagnostic skills. The Crop Diagnostic School will focus on six areas: insect scouting and identification, disease scouting and identification, weed identification, herbicide injury, soil fertility and imagery tools.” Single-day event repeated over three days. Registrations […] Read More
“We will explore how today’s small-scale farmers are building on the strong foundation of traditional farming knowledge and practices with modern production technology, farm business management and marketing.” Registration $20 per person, $15 for students/interns, $40 for families, free for children under 12. For more info or to register (deadline July 18) visit the event […] Read More
“The CCA semi-annual meeting and convention brings together producers and industry affiliates for networking, entertainment, information sessions and policy setting.” For more information call 403-275-8558 or visit the event web page.
Theme: “Excellence without compromise.” For more info or to register, visit Canada Beef’s event webpage.
Alberta grain and oilseed commissions are organizing a one-day workshop in late July to help grain and oilseed producers better understand the commodity grading system, and produce crops that command higher value. Called “Making the Grade,” the July 28 workshop at Olds College will include hands-on sessions from experienced industry speakers on barley, wheat and […] Read More
“Attendees will tour agronomic research plots, learn how results can be applied to their farm, and interact with industry specialists.” For more info or to register (deadline July 17), call 204-745-4688 (ext. 4) or visit the event web page.
“The primary objectives of the Transportation Summit are to: raise awareness of the current rail situation in Saskatchewan; understand how the maximum revenue entitlement works; review the U.S. northern Great Plains rail transportation situation and lessons learned; provide an overview of the growth in demand for rail services in Saskatchewan due to our growing economy; […] Read More
Theme: “Leading Innovation and Sustainability.” “This conference is bringing together scientists, businesses, producers and government officials to create a modern agricultural research policy for the 21st century. Canada can be a world leader in agricultural research. As the fifth largest exporter of agriculture and agri-food, this is our opportunity to lead the way.” For more […] Read More
“Two of Alberta’s largest ‘green industry’ organizations, the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association and Landscape Alberta, have joined to bring a comprehensive range of first-class speakers to this conference… Alberta’s premier trade show for the landscape, greenhouse, nursery, garden centre, turf and tree care industry… (and) currently the largest horticultural trade show on the Canadian Prairies.” […] Read More
“The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals.” For more info visit the event website.