Livestock Markets Association of Canada convention and annual meeting

Hilton Suites — 1800 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg

“LMAC cordially invite all LMAC members and industry partners to attend the convention and the Canadian Auctioneering Championships, which will be held at Winnipeg Livestock Sales on Friday, May 29. The 2015 Man/Sask Livestock Auctioneering Championships will be held in conjunction with the LMAC event… Topics will include information on issues that will affect the […] Read More

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.  

UCVM Beef Cattle Conference 2015

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — No. 1000, 11500-35th St. SE, Calgary

Theme: “Pushing the frontiers of beef cattle health.” Includes pre-conference workshops on June 17 at Clinical Skills Building, University of Calgary Spyhill Campus. “This three-day event will address important current beef industry issues. Topics to be presented this year include prudent drug use; applied animal welfare; (and) hot topics in cattle health.” For more info […] Read More

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Direct Energy Centre, Ricoh Coliseum — Exhibition Place, Toronto

“The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the world’s largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show… Building on investments it has made over the past couple of years, The Royal will introduce new features, entertainment and content for its 10-day run… The Royal welcomes more than 300,000 visits over 10 days each fall, generating more than […] Read More

Carcass 101

National Meat Training Centre — Animal Sciences Building, Olds College, Olds, Alta.

Hosted by the Canadian Angus Association in partnership with Certified Angus Beef and supported by ALMA, “the agenda for the two-day course includes analysis of multiple finished cattle from live evaluation through identification of the parts and value of their carcass merit, global differences in carcass utilization, a cutting demonstration and utilization of carcass data […] Read More

Canadian Nutrition Society annual conference

RBC Convention Centre — 375 York Ave., Winnipeg

“We are looking forward to another successful opportunity to bring together scientists, academics, physicians, pharmacists, dietitians, nurses and trainees to participate in this premiere showcase event in nutrition. The exceptional program will cover the nutritional spectrum — including micro- and macro-nutrients, child health, aging, chronic disease, clinical practice, community nutrition, epidemiology, nutrigenomics, food safety and […] Read More

Ag in Motion: Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon — Hwy. 16, Langham, Sask.

“Farmers and agribusinesses in Western Canada now have the opportunity to see the latest agricultural technology in action at Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Situated on 320 acres 15 minutes northwest of Saskatoon, Ag in Motion features live demonstrations of field equipment, crops and services.” For more info visit the event website.

Ingredients for Success: The Conference on Food Innovation

Deerfoot Inn and Casino — 1000-11500-35th St. SE, Calgary

“(The conference) is sure to give all participants an unmatched one and a half days of information and perspectives on innovation in the food sector, latest information in food safety, and how innovation can improve profitability. This is your opportunity to network with food sector leaders, and learn new knowledge from high-profile speakers. This conference […] Read More

International Farm Management Congress

Universite Laval — 2325 rue de l'Université, Quebec City

Theme: “Healthy Agriculture for a Healthy World.” “With an increasing world population, an agricultural sector that is in good financial health, economically viable, environmentally sustainable and capable of supplying the necessary components for a healthy diet, will be crucial for our future. The 20th International Farm Management Congress will offer a unique opportunity for participants […] Read More