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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair celebrates tradition, and evolves with the times

How does the 97-year-old fair keep attracting 300,000 a year? By sticking to core strategy, and keeping it new

Reading Time: 8 minutes It’s the world’s largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show — an incredible celebration of harvest time, animal husbandry and equine prowess. And on November 1, when “Country Comes to the City” opens for its 97th year, one of the questions in the air will be how this fair has managed to not only survive […] Read more

Ag in Motion continues to grow in fifth anniversary year

Reading Time: 3 minutes In its fifth anniversary year, Ag in Motion welcomed 30,474 attendees through the gates and featured 552 exhibitors. Wednesday, July 17 was the biggest day on record for the show in its five-year history, with attendance reaching 12,660. “The show just continues to grow,” says Show Director Rob O’Connor. “We’re up to 552 exhibitors – […] Read more


Farmers encouraged to make Agriculture Day meme-able

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s farmers are being urged to make closer connections with the country’s non-farming consumers, in both the real world and cyberspace, as Canada’s Agriculture Day nears. Spearheaded by the year-round industry-backed initiative Agriculture More Than Ever, Canada’s Agriculture Day is set this year for Tuesday (Feb. 13). “It’s a time to showcase all of the […] Read more

Your winter agricultural conference scheduler

Get set to build your priority list of too-good-to-miss opportunities at 2017’s meetings and winter conferences

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every year, as farmers begin turning their attention to the planting season, you can feel their sense of optimism start to grow. Yet before the first fertilizer spreader spreads its first tonne, and before the first shank sinks into the soil, or before the first planter drops the first seed in a furrow, there’s the […] Read more


Agribition and hotel association partner to construct International Trade Centre

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regina/Saskatchewan – The Regina Hotel Association (RHA) and Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) announced $4 million in funding towards the construction of the International Trade Centre at Evraz Place in Regina, Saskatchewan. The total cost of the 150,000 square foot facility is estimated at $37 million. The RHA will invest $3 million from its Destination Marketing […] Read more