“Making the Grade” grain grading workshop

Olds College — 4500-50th St., Olds, Alta.

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

Soybean Management and Research Transfer (SMART) Day

University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm — 1.8 km west of Hwy. 3 and 13 junction, Carman, Man.

“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.  

APAS/SaskWheat/SaskBarley Transportation Summit

Saskatoon Inn — 2002 Airport Dr., Saskatoon

“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

Farming Smarter field schools

Farming Smarter R+D site — 211034 Hwy. 512, Lethbridge, Alta.

Theme: “Crop care revival.” A one-day event (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) repeated three days in a row. “Modules include Dr. Jan Slaski talking about hemp agronomy; Dr. Ralph Lange, Dr. Syama Chatterton and Ken Coles talking about hail; Dr. Brian Beres and Phil Bernardin talking about plant growth regulators; and Dr. Bob Quinn and […] Read More

Agricultural Institute of Canada national policy conference

Ottawa Marriott Hotel — 100 Kent St., Ottawa

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

AAFC Beekeepers’ Field Day

AAFC Beaverlodge Research Farm — , Beaverlodge, Alta.

“Learn about the current trends in beekeeping and the vital role bees play in agriculture as scientists, apiarists and industry specialists gather to share research highlights from the past year. Experts will be on hand to speak on the latest industry buzz, field questions and provide advice to bee enthusiasts. Guest speaker Dr. Michelle Flenniken (of) Montana […] Read More

Green Industry Show and Conference

BMO Centre at Stampede Park — 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary

“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

BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Palais des congres de Montreal — 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal

“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.

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association conference and AGM

Sheraton Cavalier — 612 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon

Theme: “Canadian Forage in the International Year of Soils – Capture the Intensity!” The sixth annual CFGA conference “will highlight the profitability of intensive forage production systems and the potential of forages to provide ecosystem goods and services for all Canadians.” For more info visit the CFGA’s events page.  

Sask Wheat semi-annual meeting

Salon A, Queensbury Convention Centre, Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina

“All registered attendees will have access to: free breakfast; free (Farm Progress Show) admission for the day; transportation & agronomy sessions; opportunities to interact with Sask Wheat staff and board.” For more info visit the event web page.