Agricultural Labour Summit

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

Registration $85 plus GST. “AILCA (the Agriculture Industry Labour Council of Alberta) is excited to be hosting the third annual Agricultural Labour Summit. This year we will be focusing on practical solutions for farmers and ranchers to help them adapt and thrive in the changing world of human resources.” For more info visit the event […] Read more

Foraging Into The Future IX

Credit Union iPlex — 2001 Chaplin St. E., Swift Current, Sask.

Conference theme: “Building Blocks of Success.” Topics to include soil health, water development, financial/economics, grazing management, animal selection, forage production and a producer panel. For more info view the conference brochure. Read more

Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference

Evraz Place — 1700 Elphinstone St., Regina

More conference information TBA. Details to be available at the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association events page. Read more

Ecological Farmers of Ontario conference

Four Points by Sheraton — 285 King St. E., Kingston

Theme: “Resilient agriculture: Our soils, our systems, ourselves.” “We are expecting over 300 attendees to attend over 30 intermediate to advanced level workshops on horticulture, livestock, field crops, seed saving, soil health, and more. We will also have a two-day trade show, farm tours, and many opportunities for networking and socializing.” For more info visit […] Read more

Beef Farmers of Ontario annual general meeting

International Plaza Hotel — 655 Dixon Rd., Toronto

“BFO is the leading organization in Ontario working with all beef farmers to develop and support landmark achievements that move the province’s beef industry forward sustainably and profitably.” For more info visit the organization’s website. Read more

B.C. Agrifood and Seafood Conference 2016

Coast Capri Hotel — 1171 Harvey Ave., Kelowna

“Join the conversation on how to further strengthen the security of British Columbia’s food supply… The B.C. Agrifood and Seafood Conference is an opportunity for industry members to develop, strengthen and build relationships while shaping the future of our agrifood and seafood sectors.” For more info visit the event website. Read more


Northlands — 116th Ave. and 73rd St., Edmonton

“Explore and experience emerging technologies and innovative management practices. Learn how to implement technology in your beef operation to improve production and increase profitability.” For more info call 780-471-7300 or visit the event web page. Read more

National Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Summit

Westin Ottawa — 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa

“Join us for the first-ever National EFP Summit which will bring together the provincial and territorial EFP organizations from coast-to-coast along with the entire agri-food value chain… Attendees will learn more about how the EFP operates at the provincial and territorial levels as well as how it is currently being used in sector-specific sustainability programs. […] Read more

Traceability Symposium 2016

Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre — 1316-33rd St. NE, Calgary

“(The) Canadian Cattle Identification Agency is pleased to host Traceability Symposium 2016 in Calgary… This event will bring together governments, industry and the private sector to identify gaps, share successes and lessons learned — bridging the gaps as traceability moves forward in Canada and globally.” For more info visit the event website. Read more

Prairie Livestock Expo

Victoria Inn — 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg

“Prairie Livestock Expo, formerly Hog and Poultry Days, is Canada’s newest multi-species consumer show… Here is your opportunity to learn about the latest developments in animal handling, feed additives, housing systems, feeding equipment, odour control, composting and manure application.” For more info contact Dallas Ballance at 204-475-8585 or visit the event website. Read more