GFM Network News


Nov 1, Prairieland Park

Organic Connections conference and trade show

Theme: “Growing organics to meet the demand.” Keynote speakers: Dr. Laura Ingham, Dr. Zach Bush, Carey Gillam, Greg Johnson. For more info visit the event website.

Nov 5, Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands

Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference

“The conference will focus on the success of Alberta and Canada’s agriculture industries while providing a forum for discussing mutual successes and challenges in agriculture around the world. Hosting over 300 international delegates from across developed and developing nations of the Commonwealth, participants will partake in a pre-tour focused on taking conference attendees to tourist […] Read more


Nov 7, Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands

Farmfair International

“For 45 years, Northlands has produced Farmfair International, one of Canada’s top agricultural shows, where international guests come to the Edmonton Region to show and sell top quality livestock, make important connections, share knowledge and build the industry… This year, Farmfair International is proud to welcome international buyers from the Commonwealth of Independent States, European […] Read more

Nov 15, Edmonton Expo Centre at Northlands

Green Industry Show and Conference

“…recognized as one of Canada’s premier events for landscape, nursery, garden centre, greenhouse, turf and tree care industry professionals. With a comprehensive speaker lineup and an extensive trade show, over 250 booths, this event continues to bring thousands of industry members together in one convenient location.” For more info visit the event website.


Nov 19, Fairmont Winnipeg

Canadian Wheat Symposium/Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight

“Recent scientific discoveries in areas such as gene editing, disease resistance genes, food quality, and new agronomic tools are transforming research capacity in Canada. This 2018 joint conference will provide a venue for scientists, industry and producers to learn and discuss recently discovered technologies that will enable the transformative development of new products that can […] Read more

Nov 19, Hamilton Convention Centre

Ontario Federation of Agriculture 2018 AGM

Theme: “Producing Prosperity Grows Here.” For more info on the AGM or to register contact Kelly Alves by email or 519-821-8883, x204.


Nov 19, Evraz Place

Canadian Western Agribition

“…the best beef show on the continent and the largest livestock show in Canada. The show is anchored by beef cattle and features horses, bison, sheep, goats, and an extensive agribusiness trade show… The event is an international hub of agriculture excellence, hosting over 1,200 international guests from over 86 countries.” For more info visit […] Read more

Nov 19, Marriott on the Falls

Canadian Weed Science Society annual meeting

“The quest to minimize the impact of competitive weedy plants on the production of safe, affordable food has been challenged by herbicide-resistant weeds, new/non-native weed species, unpredictable weather and logistical challenges with farm machinery. What are the innovative tools, technologies, ideas and information that will allow farmers, agronomists and scientists to address these issues? What […] Read more


Nov 20, Delta Winnipeg

Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance convention

“…this year’s convention promises to be an exciting showcase of triumphs and milestones for the industry — with the passing of legislation allowing whole plant use, national variety trials underway and the setting up of the Promotion and Research Agency — all through the tireless and continuous efforts of the board and management of the […] Read more

Nov 26, Fort Garry Hotel

Farm Management Canada’s Agricultural Excellence (AgEx) Conference

“The conference includes keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, concurrent sessions, discussion panels, and a national farm business resource showcase. AgEx provides an opportunity for delegates to share insights, transfer knowledge and network… Delegates include farmers, advisors, academics, government, industry associations, and private industry (i.e. banks, suppliers, etc.). Having a physical meeting place helps farmers and other […] Read more