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2019 Agricultural Tour

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Register now for Rocky View County’s annual Agricultural Tour—a day-long tour featuring farms and ag-businesses in the northwest area of the County.This year’s tour will feature Souto Farms, Long Run Ranch Beef, Glengary Bison and Woolliams Farms, and other topics that are important to Alberta’s Read More...

Action for Agriculture 28th Annual General Meeting & Land Use Forum

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

“Good News Stories – Agriculture & the Environment”Date: Friday, March 9, 2018Location: Cochrane RancheHouseRegistration opens at noon, featured speakers begin at 1:00 p.m.More information Read More...

Webinar: No Fear Farm Finance

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

What money do you have to invest in your local food business? What type of financing fits your business? How much credit should you carry? Join Ron Lyons as he demystifies the finance puzzle that many small agri-food producers, processors and local food entrepreneurs face as they grow their Read More...

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This conference is designed for all women in agriculture. The program emphasizes key leadership skills and developmental opportunities. Capitalize on your opportunities to network with women in agriculture and learn skills and tools from experts in their field.Date: March 26-27, 2018Location: Hyatt Read More...

Western Barley Growers Association 40th Convention

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

“A New Era in Agriculture” features first-rate speakers and an exciting, timely agenda. Informal talks at coffee, mealtime, and at day’s end are often valuable too, not only to the producers but for the industry as well. Your presence can only add to the influence of the organizations.Date: March Read More...

Sour Cherry and Haskap Production Workshop

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

This workshop provides new or potential dwarf sour cherry and Haskap producers with a detailed outline of all aspects of production in Alberta. Sessions include information on production, including varieties, establishment, maintenance and harvest, as well as the economics of dwarf sour cherries and Read More...

Young Agrarians Alberta Winter Mixer

Friday, December 22, 2017

Are you an aspiring or new farmer working on building a regenerative, ecological farm? Are you looking for opportunities to learn and connect? Join Young Agrarians at the Alberta Winter Mixer for two days of workshops on accessing land, building relationships with mentors, getting starting in Read More...

UFA Farm & Ranch Insights

Friday, December 22, 2017

Join UFA for a day of high-level, informative sessions focused on trends in livestock or crop – you choose your track. Keynote speakers include Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Canadian researcher in food distribution and policy, and Larry Weber, a well-respected expert in the field of grain marketing. Read More...

Preventing Reproductive Wrecks Webinar

Friday, December 22, 2017

Even small changes in the open rates of cows can have a major economic impact. Join this webinar for tips to increase and maintain high pregnancy rates with information on everything from mineral intake to disease management. More information Registration Read More...

Getting Into Local Foods Workshop

Friday, December 22, 2017

Learn about local food opportunities and the different farm-direct marketing channels, their benefits and challenges. This one-day workshop is for producers who are new to selling food through farmers’ markets or other direct-to-consumer methods. You will learn about available services and market Read More...

Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture Tracking Survey: Measuring Progress

Thursday, December 14, 2017

It is almost time for the 2018 edition of the Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture Tracking Survey to be fielded across Alberta. This January, Kynetec Canada will be contacting 500 farmers and ranchers by telephone. Kynetec is a global company specializing in market research for agriculture and Read More...

Conference: Agronomy Update 2018

Thursday, December 14, 2017

A two-day conference for grain producers, crop advisors and industry partners to interface with leading agricultural scientists about relevant soil and crop issues.Date: January 9-10, 2018Location: Sheraton Red Deer Hotel, Red Deer, Alberta More information (PDF) Read More...

Conference: Ranching Opportunities 2018

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Ranching Opportunities is a conference designed for producers involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock. It offers innovative and thought provoking sessions tailored to the current industry issues facing livestock producers.Date: February 8, 2018Location: Alumni Centre, Olds Read More...

Workshop: Ladies Livestock Lessons 2018

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Ladies Livestock Lessons is a workshop designed for women involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock. It was developed with the goals of encouraging and educating women in the business and to facilitate the opportunity to expand their professional network. It offers hands on Read More...

Cow-Calfenomics Information Session

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Cow-Calfenomics is an information session designed for Alberta’s beef producers and industry partners. This year’s theme is Enhancing Farm Business Decisions in Alberta’s Cow Calf sector. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry will be delivering these sessions with the strong support of partners Growing Read More...

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