London Farm Show

Western Fair District — 316 Rectory St., London, Ont.

“Over 360 exhibitors in 275,000 square feet of show space, showcasing the newest in agricultural technology.” For more info or to buy tickets visit the event website.

Central Ontario Agricultural Conference

Automotive Bldg., Georgian College — 1 Georgian Dr., Barrie, Ont.

“…packed with an outstanding line up of speakers, panelists and agri-business exhibitors… The conference is organized by farmers for farmers, and highlights farm business information, resources and experts. This year there will be over 40 sessions to choose from.” Livestock Day on March 3, Crops/Equine/Farm Fresh/Organics Day on March 4. For more info visit the […] Read more

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

EY Centre — 4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa

“… Ontario’s longest running agricultural trade show… marks its 89th year of operation this March 8-10. It’s one of the longest continuous records in Canada of farmers organizing for farmers, other rural residents and businesspeople, an annual display of goods and services useful to them in the coming year.” For more info check out the […] Read more

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Canada's Outdoor Park — 744906 Oxford Road No. 17, Woodstock, Ont.

“As our nation’s premier outdoor agricultural showcase, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for farmers and highlights the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available.” For more info visit the event website.

Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Livestock Care Conference

Pomeroy Inn and Suites — 4601-46th Ave., Olds, Alta.

“…an annual event showcasing speakers from Canada and around the world… centres around promoting responsible, humane animal care and continual improvement in Alberta’s livestock production systems.” For more info or to register, visit the event web page.

Farm Products Council of Canada public hearing: Pork promotion/research agency

Ovation Room, 5th floor, Hyatt Regency Montreal — 1255 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal

“On July 15, 2015, the Farm Products Council of Canada received, from the Canadian Pork Council, a proposal to establish a Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency (PRA) to be funded by levies… The panel will conduct… public hearings (on the PRA proposal) in a manner that ensures a thorough examination of relevant matters and […] Read more

Western Canadian Holistic Management Conference

The Russell Inn — Hwys. 16 and 83, Russell, Man.

Registration $185.00 per person, $200.00 after Jan. 22, student rate $120.00. Children’s program included; $20 per child to cover off meals. Events take place at the Russell Inn and at the George P. Buleziuk Centre (106 Shell River Ave.). For more info call Pamela Iwanchysko of MAFRD at 204-648-3965 or visit the Canadian Forage and […] Read more

Canadian Beef Industry Conference

Grey Eagle Resort and Casino — 3777 Grey Eagle Dr., Calgary

“Supporting the National Beef Strategy, the conference provides a forum for industry engagement and learning opportunities across the beef supply chain.” For more information visit the event web page.

Direct Farm Marketing Conference

Canad Inns — 2401 Saskatchewan Ave. W., Portage la Prairie, Man.

“If you’re interested in starting or expanding a direct marketing business, this conference can provide new marketing ideas and information on emerging trends in farm business diversification including agrifood, agritourism and farmers’ markets.” For more info visit the conference web page.