Western Canadian Dairy Seminar

Sheraton Red Deer — 3310-50th Ave., Red Deer, Alta.

Theme: “35 years of dairying: Knowledge, pride and passion.” “This seminar is designed for people who want to improve their knowledge and decision-making abilities in dairy production and management. Dairy producers, extension specialists, researchers, and dairy service and supply representatives will find this seminar extremely valuable. Each year a wide variety of topics are presented […] Read more


B.C. Poultry Conference

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre — 1088 Burrard St., Vancouver

“In order to enhance your conference experience, we’ve strengthened the hands-on training, enhanced the facilitated workflow discussion program and added new sessions.” Includes the AGMs for the B.C. Chicken Growers Association, B.C. Turkey Association, B.C. Egg Producers Association and B.C. Broiler Hatching Egg association. For more info or to register visit the event website. Read more

AIC 2017: Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment

Delta Winnipeg — 350 St. Mary Ave., Winnipeg

“Agriculture and the environment are intricately linked within a complex ecosystem; with agriculture both depending on and impacting critical natural resources. Canada’s agriculture sector is an important steward of the environment and has an important role to play in meeting today’s global sustainability and climate-smart goals. This year’s (Agricultural Institute of Canada) conference… will foster […] Read more

Central Ontario Agricultural Conference

Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness — Georgian College, Barrie Campus, 1 Georgian Dr., Barrie

“…organized by farmers for farmers to provide farm business information, resources and experts. Both days of the 2017 conference will be packed full of outstanding speakers, panelists and agri-business exhibitors to inspire innovation and new ideas for your farm business. CEU credits for Certified Crop Advisors will be offered at COAC.” For more info visit […] Read more

South Western Ontario Pork Conference

Rudy H. Brown Rural Development Centre — Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph, Ridgetown, Ont.

“The Pork Conference is designed to be responsive to the grassroots pork industry and its producers. Practical information is presented for producers to manage their farming operations for profitability.” For more info or to register visit the event web page. 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

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

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