EVENTS

Learn about organic grain production, marketing, certification and more at one of the many events taking place across the prairies.

4
Nov

Organic Connections 2020

SASKATOON, SK
Conference and Trade Show

14
Jul

Advancing Organics 2020

REGINA, SK
SaskOrganics’ 2-day Conference, Trade Show and AGM

17
Apr

Integrating Livestock

WEBINAR
Organic No-Till: Myth or Reality? Webinar 4

10
Apr

Strategies to Reduce Tillage in Organic Production with Dr. Martin Entz

WEBINAR
Organic No-Till: Myth or Reality? Webinar 3

8
Apr

Manitoba Organic Alliance 2020 Online AGM

WEBINAR
Updates on Organic Check-off and MOA's work

3
Apr

Organic Alberta and the Inspection Process

WEBINAR
Organic No-Till: Myth or Reality? Webinar 2

2
Apr

POSTPONED – 2020 Organic Alberta La Crete Conference

LA CRETE, AB
POSTPONED

27
Mar

Transitioning to Organic Production & Certification

WEBINAR
Organic No-Till: Myth or Reality? Webinar 1

27
Mar

SaskOrganics Annual General Meeting Goes Virtual

WEBINAR
Due to the postponement of Advancing Organics Conference and Trade Show, the SaskOrganics Annual General meeting is going virtual!

18
Mar

POSTPONED – Manitoba Organic Alliance AGM & Strategic Planning

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MB
POSTPONED

5
Mar

Prairie Organics: Think Whole Farm

BRANDON, MB
Learn, Market, Connect

28
Feb

BC Certified Organic Conference 2020

RICHMOND, BC
The Future of Organic

28
Feb

2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference

BRANDON, MB
Learn, connect, and grow as you explore new marketing strategies, investigate emerging trends for your farm business and connect with producers and market coordinators.

26
Feb

The Living Soil and its Effect on Soil Resilience

LA CRETE, AB
Learn about the components of soil health, interpretations of soil tests, interactions of soil microbes, and more!

24
Feb

Soil Health Mini Conference

FAIRVIEW, AB
Join us for a day full of Soil Biology, Soil Amendments, Microbes, and More!

22
Feb

Young Agrarians Peace Country Winter Mixer

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB
If you are a farmer, passionate food lover, grower, or a farm dreamer, join us!

20
Feb

2nd Annual Soil Health Mini-Conference

OYEN, AB
A full day of learning from some of the leading Industry Soil Health experts!

19
Feb

Organic Gala & Leadership Awards

VANCOUVER, BC
Come toast this year’s innovative and inspirational organic leaders!

12
Feb

Organic Seed Growers Conference

CORVALLIS, OREGON, USA
The conference is the largest event focused solely on organic seed in North America, bringing together hundreds of farmers, plant breeders, researchers, certifiers, food companies, seed companies, and others from across the U.S. and around the world.

7
Feb

Regenerative Agriculture Learning Event

SASKATOON, SK
Regenerative learning around the health of your soil - with a mindfulness component for clarity and stress reduction!

3
Feb

Intensive 3 Day Soil Workshop

LEDUC, AB
Have you ever left a workshop and thought "that was interesting - but now what?"

31
Jan

Organic Alberta & Holistic Management Canada 2020 Conference

CAMROSE, AB
Save the Date!

31
Jan

Young Agrarians Farm Transition Cafe Copy

CARMOSE, AB
How we steward the transition of farm land and businesses from one generation to the next is going to have a major impact on the future of agriculture and the food system.

29
Jan

SRRCD Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture

ROSA, MB
Speakers include Gabe Brown and Ray Archuleta.

27
Jan

Farming with Nature Workshop

MILLET, AB
A day filled with information about programs available for agricultural producers that can provide financial support for ecosystem goods and services and how producers can apply to these programs.

23
Jan

MOA Lunch & Networking & Workshop: Growing Hemp for Seed and CBD

BRANDON, MB
Open to all organic and mainstream producers.

23
Jan

Guelph Organic Conference

GUELPH, ONTARIO
Where farmers and consumers meet.

15
Jan

Integrated Weed and Pest Management of Field Crops & Eco-Buffers

FORT VERMILION, AB
Learn about weed seed control, pest management, shelterbelts, and more!

11
Jan

Young Agrarians Central Alberta Winter Mixer – Fallis, AB

FALLIS, AB
This two-day event will focus on farm inspiration, skill sharing and community building to help you grow your farm.

7
Jan

Agronomy Update 2020

RED DEER, AB
Registration is now open for the Agronomy Update conference, taking place January 7 to 8, 2020 in Red Deer.

14
Dec

Saskatchewan Agrarian Mixer

MOOSE JAW, SK
Join fellow farmers and food lovers for an afternoon and evening of learning, sharing and fun!

7
Dec

Agrarians Mixer & Potluck – Onanole, MB

ONANOLE, MB
Join fellow farmers and food lovers for an afternoon and evening of learning, sharing and fun!

4
Dec

Organic Hop Production Webinar

WEBINAR
This webinar will discuss the basics of hop production with a focus on organic management practices.

26
Nov

Handing Over the Reins-Succession Planning for the Organic Farm Workshop

REGINA, SK
This workshop will address the ‘soft issues’ as well as the technical issues that need to be considered when preparing your farm succession plan.

15
Nov

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – High Prairie, AB

HIGH PRAIRIE, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

14
Nov

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Rycroft

RYCROFT, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

13
Nov

Regenerative Ag Days & MFGA AGM

BRANDON, MB
Lower inputs through cover cropping

13
Nov

Getting the most out of every acre: Lower Inputs through Cover Cropping

BRANDON, MB
Lower inputs through cover cropping

12
Nov

Setting the Price for Your Food Product

HEADINGLEY, MB
Want to get your food product listed in a grocery store but don't know how or where to start?

7
Nov

Soil Health & Regenerative Organic Agriculture Workshop

YORKTON, SK
This workshop is taking place during the Grain Millers Harvest Showdown!

6
Nov

Branding, Packaging and Labeling

WEBINAR
Learn how to have effective, eye-catching, and compliant packaging on shelves.

4
Nov

Holistic Crop Nutrition Course

ONLINE COURSE
The Holistic Crop Nutrition course will focus on replenishing and rebalancing soil nutrients.

3
Nov

Safe Food For Canadians Regulations Webinar

WEBINAR
Learn about the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation which came into effect in January 2019.

1
Nov

Organic Research Workshop

SWIFT CURRENT, SK
Workshop and Tradeshow

1
Nov

Logistics and Value-Added Processing of Field Crops: The Veggie Burger Revolution

WINNIPEG, MB
The 24th FOW conference will carry on this tradition and gather representatives from all segments of the grain industry.

29
Oct

Grocery Store Tour for Food Processors

BRANDON, MB
If you have a food product and want to get it onto retail shelves, this two-part workshop is for you.

24
Oct

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Mountain View County, AB

MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

23
Oct

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Rocky Mountain House, AB

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

22
Oct

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Wetaskiwin, AB

WETASKIWIN, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

21
Oct

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Pincher Creek, AB

PINCHER CREEK, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

20
Oct

The First Canadian Summit on Climate Action in Food Systems

KELOWNA, BC
Farming and food systems have played a role in climate change, but they can be the solution too.

16
Oct

Get the Dirt on Soil Health – Irricana, AB

IRRICANA, AB
Explore how what happens above ground affects what happens below ground

26
Sep

Soil Erosion Series Workshop 2

CLAIRMONT, AB
Did the Spring run off with your soil? Are you a landowner of land manager with water-related soil issues, or just interested in restoring eroded land?

12
Sep

Organic Week Reception

STEINBACH, MB
Celebrate Organic Week with us!

12
Sep

Cultivate.Nourish.Inspire

REGINA, SK
A celebration of organic food & farming in Saskatchewan

10
Sep

Demystifying Pasture, Feed, And Dry Matter Intake Records

WEBINAR
Tips And Tricks To Avoid Compliance Concerns

10
Sep

From Seed to Seed Film Screening

EDMONTON, AB
Help us Celebrate Organic Week!

10
Sep

Tough Enough to Talk About It

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB
Tough Enough to Talk About It helps prevent suicide by reducing the stigma of mental health issues, and providing information about how to help.

9
Sep

Organic Week 2019

CANADA
Join us in celebrating organic food, farming, and products!

29
Aug

AGROFORESTRY FIELD DAY

LEDUC COUNTY (REGISTER FOR DIRECTIONS)
Join us for a field day at the University of Alberta’s agroforestry test plots in Leduc, in partnership with AWES and University of Alberta researchers

15
Aug

PERENNIAL GRAIN & INTER-CROPPING FIELD DAY

LETHBRIDGE RESEARCH CENTRE (AAFC) & SECOND PLOT SITE
Learn about perennial grains and intercropping with Dr. Raja Ragupathy from the Lethbridge Research and Development Centre and Dr. Eric Bremer of Western Ag Innovations.

7
Aug

Organic Field Tour at Leffers Brothers Ltd. with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

COALDALE, AB
Learn about cover crops, organic carrot production, wireworm and root-lesion nematode issues, soil health, weed dynamics and more!

30
Jul

From Seed to Sourdough: Plant Breeding for Low-Input Systems 2019

EDMONTON, AB
Join farmers, breeders, researchers, bakers, and industry to learn about the importance of breeding for organic and low-input systems, and how it’s done.

26
Jul

OPAM’s Farm Tour And Potluck Supper

AUSTIN, MB
Tour a mixed organic farming operation

24
Jul

Covering Our Tracks Field Day

BANGOR, SK
Workshop on the benefits of grazing with or without owning animals.

24
Jul

Crops-a-Palooza

CARBERRY, MB
A one-day, in-field learning event featuring top-notch farmers, researchers and agronomy professionals

18
Jul

Workshop and Farm Visit: Strategic Management for Dry Conditions and Productive Forage Stands

LA CRETE, AB
Learn about forage management strategies, grazing and annual cropping options, high legume pastures, pasture management, and more!

17
Jul

Soil Health Health Walk

SALTCOATS, SK
Dr. Yamily Zavala (CARA Soil Health Lab) and Daryl Chubb will lead us on a soil health learning experience.

16
Jul

Soil Health Academy

BRANDON, MB
Regenerative Farming and Ranching

16
Jul

Organic Crop Production Field Days: University of Manitoba

CARMEN, GLENLEA, AND LIBAU, MB
The Natural Systems Agriculture research group has planned three field tours this summer. Join on July 16th and 17th to see our organic crop and soil management research.

21
Jun

Primary & Perennial-Production Workshop

REGINA, SK
This workshop is about two topics organic farmers deal with every year: Rotation planning, and managing perennial weeds. It will feature presentations by researchers and producers.

20
Jun

Perennial Grain and Soil Health Workshop

BRETON, AB
This is one of the few spots in the Prairies, let alone Alberta, where you can see perennial cereal grain production in action. Save the date!

17
Jun

Soil Health Workshop – GRO

BARRHEAD, AB
Are you doing everything possible to build and manage it? Dr. Kris Nichols will go over soil health, soil testing, and more!

14
Jun

Soil Workshop, Farm Tour, and Potluck

HYTHE, AB
Are you doing everything possible to build and manage it? Dr. Kris Nichols will go over soil health, soil testing, and more!

12
Jun

Soil Health Workshop – MARA

FORT VERMILION, AB
Are you doing everything possible to build and manage it? Dr. Kris Nichols will go over soil health, soil testing, and more!

17
Apr

Soil, Animal, and Human Health

BRANDON, MB
Learn efficient and economically sound ways to improve soils, animal and ultimately our own health.

9
Apr

The Economics of Inter-Cropping for Superior Profitability in 2019

REGINA, SK
For agronomists and farmers planning to switch acres into intercrops in 2019, hone knowledge, network & tactics for this growing season.

8
Apr

Grazing Management and Pasture Planning Workshop

MANNING, AB
Learn about farm and grazing management with Farm Business Consultants and Steve Kenyon.

5
Apr

Organic Alberta La Crete Conference

LA CRETE, AB
Growing High Quality Organic Grains

2
Apr

Spring Seeding Workshop and Consultation on New Organic Check Off

CARMAN, MB
Hear from experts and farmers on seed bed preparation, seeding rates, moisture considerations, weed management and more!

6
Mar

Coffee Shop Talk with Dr. Mario Tenuta

TELECONFERENCE
What is a healthy soil biological system and how do farmers need to manage it?

5
Mar

A&L Labs Soil Fertility Workshop

SASKATOON, SK
Join A&L for a full day training on soil fertility, agronomy, and soil health.

1
Jan

Hemp Farming Course

ONLINE COURSE
The Hemp Farming course provides an overview of scale production techniques for industrial hemp.