This year’s Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series will cover a range of topics including record keeping, invasive weed species, and reproductive failure in the cow herd, all focused on practical, science-based information for Canadian beef producers. View topics and register here.
Pull up a comfortable chair, pour a fresh cup of coffee and join us for a three part webinar series that will outline everything you need to know as we head into another growing season. See the descriptions and Zoom registration links below! Registration is free and more information is available at www.agsafeab.ca/events/2021-01-06/agsafe-speaker-series
Keystone Agricultural Producers is offering free online mental health literacy training (“In The Know”) throughout the months of January, February, and March 2021. More information and registration is available here.
The Western Canada Conference on Soil Health is hosting a Soil Health Webinar Series. Topics include: What is New in Soil Health & Plant Nutrition 101, Transition to Low Input Production Systems, Strategies for Regenerating Forage Stands & Using Perennial and Annual Forages in Crop Rotation, Questions & Answer session with Joel Williams. More information is available at www.absoilgrazing.com/
You can find more details at SRM 2021 Annual Meeting
Join Michael Hoffort, FCC President and CEO and Dominic Barton, Canada’s Ambassador to China, for a virtual fireside chat where they will discuss opportunities for Canadian agriculture and food and how Canada can live into its potential as a global food supplier.
The event will also feature thought leaders Chantelle Donahue (Cargill), Daniel Vielfaure (Bonduelle) and Murad Al-Katib (AGT Foods) in a dynamic panel providing their thoughts on global growth prospects in food and how our industry can be a powerful tool in the economic recovery of the nation.
This event is free. Pre-registration is required.
Part 1: Creating Healthy Workplaces
Join Farm Management Canada and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) for a facilitated discussion on how to recognize, assess, control, and evaluate your current farm management plan from a healthy workplace perspective. Experience examples of policies, programs, and tools that can help you build a mentally healthy work environment and learn how to apply these strategies in your existing farm business management plan. Consider joining our next session Part 2: Growing Your Plan to share your experiences with others.
At the virtual Livestock Care Conference 2021, kicking off March 4 and running every Tuesday and Thursday in March, AFAC is proud to bring a variety of speakers and workshops from all corners of the livestock industry and the globe to highlight just how far livestock welfare and practises have come and also to focus in on what’s next.
Featuring speakers on farm animal behavior, regulation practises, and producer strategies, this year’s LCC also features both a producer panel and a media panel. Conference registrants also get free registration for several unique and valued workshops ranging from Emergency Management Planning to Mental Health. Come to every speaker session and workshop, or just attend the ones you’re particularly interested in!
This year’s theme is… “The Importance of Forages in the Water Cycle”
More information available here.
Part 2: Growing Your Plan
As a follow up to Part 1: Creating Healthy Workplaces, join Farm Management Canada and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) as we discover what experiences you had in applying the RACE (recognize, assess, control, and evaluate) model for psychological health, safety, and well-being, in your farm management plans. Tools, resources, interactive group work, exercises as well as your own experience and knowledge will provide valuable insights and learning outcomes for all participants.
Join the CRSB’s 2021 Semi-Annual Meeting, featuring updates from all of our beef sustainability workstreams, including National Beef Sustainability Assessment and Strategy, Communications and Marketing and the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework. We will also be launching the second phase of the Canadian Beef Industry’s long-term 2030 Goals. FEATURE PANEL DISCUSSION: Using Consumer Research to Understand Sustainability Drivers and Motivations. Register now!