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This is a partial list of some events/webinars which may be qualifying for PD hours. It is the responsibility of the NSIA member to ensure their qualifications are met yearly. If you have any other resources to share which are missing from this calendar, please email: info@nsagrologists.ca

 

Jul
18
Thu
Field Day (Springhill)
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wild Blueberry Producers Association of NS – Field Day
Dr. Carson and Marion Murray

Community Centre, 6 McFarlane St., Springhill NS

 

Dal AC Community Day
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
62 Cumming Drive, Truro NS B2N 5E3

Doors are open to come and explore the campus
Economics of Forage Production and Cattle Market Outlook
Jul 18 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Aug
1
Thu
Working With Cropping Neighbours, Salvage Crops – Pros and Cons
Aug 1 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register!

Aug
7
Wed
2019 Atlantic Forage Field Day
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 2019 Atlantic Forage Field Day is co-hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Maritime Beef Council. The focus will be on forage production and quality/quantity measuring. Forage Field Day highlights research from the AAFC scientists as well as field demonstrations and industry presentations.

August 7, 2019
9am-4pm
Nappan Research Farm (4016 NS 302, Nappan, NS, B0L 1C0)

Pre-registration is required for lunch.

Click here to register!

Aug
10
Sat
Summer Field Day (Durham)
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sonny Murray & Amy Sangster, Perennia
– Learn about bringing cleared land into production, renovating old fields, reducing synthetic fertilizer and what your soil is made of

555 Sylvester Road, Durham (West River Farms)

Refreshments provided

Call Michael Kittilsen with questions: 902-893-3645

Aug
12
Mon
Canadian Beef Industry Conference (Calgary)
Aug 12 @ 8:00 am – Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm

Additional information, such as pricing and the schedule, can be found at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference website

 

Aug
15
Thu
Using Hay Land for Grazing, Water Quality and Supply
Aug 15 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register!

Aug
18
Sun
Island Agrology Workshop and Agenda
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am – Aug 20 @ 4:30 am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Island Agrology Agenda

Aug
29
Thu
Debunking the Myths of Feeding Alternative Feeds, Salvage Crops and Unusual Feeds
Aug 29 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register! 

Sep
12
Thu
Market Outlook, Effective Culling and Economics of Depopulation
Sep 12 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register!

Sep
26
Thu
Feed Testing – What’s Important and Why
Sep 26 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register!

 

Oct
3
Thu
NSIA Fall Farm Tour
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
10
Thu
You Have Your Feed Test Results – Now What?
Oct 10 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register! 

Oct
24
Thu
Fall and Winter Feeding Strategies
Oct 24 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Click here to register! 

Oct
27
Sun
Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference (Niagara Falls)
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm

AWC EAST 2019, October 27 – 29, 2019 at Sheraton On The Falls in Niagara Falls Ontario

Listen, Learn, Network, and Grow!

  • Connect with like-minded women passionate about agriculture and food.
  • Grow from informative, inspiring and motivating discussions with influential leaders.
  • Learn the tools and techniques that will empower you to live to your full potential

https://www.advancingwomenconference.ca/2019east/

 

 

Nov
12
Tue
10th Annual CFGA Conference Pre-Tour Bus Trip
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be a pre-tour bus trip to regional industry leaders for an insider look at their operations.

November 13-15 is the CFGA Conference in Moncton, NB

Nov
13
Wed
10th Annual CFGA Conference
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm

From forage and grassland planning through to harvest, the Canadian Forage School, Eastern Edition presents top forage experts from across North America including:
– Dan Undersander, emeritus professor and retired extension forage specialist with the University of Winconsin
– Bill Thomas, BT Agronomy
– Sonny Murray, Perennia
– Joe Schmidlen, Barenburg, USA

Nov
14
Thu
Wild Blueberry Producers Association of NS AGM
Nov 14 all-day

Wild Blueberry Producers Association of NS Annual General Meeting

Best Western Glengarry, 150 Willow St, Truro

Nov
18
Mon
2nd International Conference on Agriculture, Food and Aqua
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Agri Food Aqua 2019 is the leading conference dedicated to Agriculture, Food and Aquaculture researchers with the theme “Seeking the Modernization of Agriculture, Food and Aqua”.
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Cost: $599

The goal of Agri Food Aqua 2019 is to deliver an outstanding program for exchange of ideas and authoritative views by leading scientists which covers the entire spectrum of research in Agriculture, Food and Aquaculture sectors and to share the cross-cultural experiences of various production procedures.

Conference Sessions:
Agricultural Biotechnology, Sustainable Agriculture, Horticulture and Soil Science, Livestock Farming, Veterinary Science and Entomology, Technology of Animal Foods, Novel Food Processing Technologies, Food Microbiology, Genetically Modified Foods, Food Additives, Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, Waste and Water Management, Food Analysis, Safety and Health, Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness and Altered Diet and Responses on Human Health

Who Attends?
Academicians, Researchers, Scientific Farmers, Agriculture, Food and Aquaculture Industries, Agronomist, Plant scientists, R&D Laboratories, Food technologists, Food laureates, Food safety officers, Food Industrialists, Microbiologists, Agricultural Students, Scientists, Food scientist and researchers, Biochemist and Nutritionist, Aqua-culturists and Aquaculture Researchers

7 Atlantic Central Drive East Mountain, NS B6L 2Z2 (902) 893-7455 info@nsagrologists.ca