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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series
Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development



March 14, 1:30 PM
– Trevor Wallace, Nutrient Management Specialist, ARD presents:
Manure nutrient management -The management of livestock manure is a challenging issue facing agriculture in Alberta. In particular, phosphorus (P) enrichment of surface water sources is suggested to be the greatest single threat to global water sustainability. Learn:
  • Why phosphorus loss is a concern to the environment as well as to the operation.
  • The challenges that make manure difficult to manage and contribute to phosphorus losses.
  • The management options to address these challenges and the potential risk of phosphorus loss.

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Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK (map)
  The Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference (SBIC) brings all aspects of the beef industry together in one venue for three days in January, 2012. The third annual SBIC will offer a more compact schedule to build more effective exposure and a stronger return on investment for sponsors and trade show exhibitors. Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference
Edmonton, AB (map)
FarmTech 2012 promises to be bigger and better than ever.The move to the Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands means bigger rooms, bigger tradeshow and bigger events. Registration for FarmTech 2012 is now open. Simply click on the blue `Register Now`button at the top of any pageand you will be redirected to our secure registration and payment page. Farm Tech
Calgary, Alberta (map)
Western Barley Growers Association
35th Annual Convention
Embracing the Future

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Winnipeg, MB (map)
2012 CAAR Convention
February 22-24, 2012

Hungry Planet - Feed the Future

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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development February 22, 1:30 PM Peter Kuperis, Head, Domestic and International Trade Policy, ARD presents: Legislative changes that remove the CWB single desk monopoly on Canadian grain Plus a presentation on the grain handling and transportation system in Canada More info
Keystone Centre, Brandon MB (map)

Manitoba Special Crops Production Day

This event will bring together producers and industry representatives in one venue to discuss marketing, agronomy and pest management issues relating to corn, sunflowers, peas and soybeans in Manitoba.


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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

March 5, 2012 – 1:30 pm CST, Dr. Candido Pomar, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada “The Future of Precision Livestock Farming”

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Red Deer, AB (map)
The 30th Western Canadian Dairy seminar will be held March 6-9, 2012. Please join us at the 30th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, where you can gather the latest information in dairy production and technology advances. This seminar is designed for people who want to improve their knowledge and decision-making abilities in dairy production and management. Dairy producers, extension specialists, researchers, and dairy service and supply representatives will find this seminar extremely valuable. ...
Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, SK (map)
Farm Leadership Council
Feeding 10 Billion by 2050 - Are We Ready?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development March 14, 1:30 PM – Trevor Wallace, Nutrient Management Specialist, ARD presents: Manure nutrient management -The management of livestock manure is a challenging issue facing agriculture in Alberta. In particular, phosphorus (P) enrichment of surface water sources is suggested to be the greatest single threat to global water sustainability. Learn: Why phosphorus loss is a concern to the en...
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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development March 21, 1:30 PM – Dave Wong, Market Specialist, ARD presents: World Wheat Production and Markets Which countries are the major wheat growers? Which countries are the major wheat consuming nations? Which countries are the major wheat exporters? How are wheat prices determined? How does Canada fit into the world wheat production and marketing scene? More Info.
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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

March 27, 2012 – 1:30 pm CST, Dr. Bob Goodband, Kansas State University “Feeding and Barn Management Factors that Influence Whole Herd Feed Efficiency”

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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development March 28, 1:30 PM – Charlie Pearson, Crop Market Analyst, ARD presents: Changes to the CWB. The marketing impacts on Alberta grain. Resulting implications for Alberta farm business managers. More Info.
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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

April 10, 2012 – 1:30 pm CST, Dr. Aaron Gaines, The Machoffs “Herd Management Factors that Influence Whole Herd Feed Efficiency”

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Agriculture Winter Webinar Series Government of Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development April 11, 1:30 PM – Stephanie Kosinski, Forage Specialist, ARD presents: Spring Grazing Management When to Start Grazing in the Spring The Importance of Rest Benefits to Your Bottom Line when Grazing in the Spring at the Right Time More Info.
Winnipeg, MB (map)
Cigi-ANAC Canadian Feed Technology Course This course is recommended for mill managers and operators, as well as anyone who is interested in enhancing their knowledge of feed production practices and innovations in the milling of finished feeds. The course is diverse and contains practical sessions, an interactive workshop and informative presentations from various experts of the feed milling industry. More Info
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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

April 24, 2012 – 1:30 pm CST, Dr. Tom Scott, University of Saskatchewan “New Processing Technology that May Influence Feed Efficiency”

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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

May 8, 2012 – 10:30 am CST, Dr. Steve Dritz, Kansas State University “Health Effect on Feed Efficiency”

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St.Louis, Missouri (map)
16th Annual Distillers Grains Symposium Mary 23 & 23, 2012 Plan to attend this highly informative meeting, conveniently located with great transportation connections.This 16th annual symposium will again provide the most current and focused information on distillers grains.   §14 invited knowledgeable speakers; latest distillers uses in animal rations, corn oil removal, new production & innovations, government regulatory, logistics, etc; §Great networking opportunit...
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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

May 22, 2012 – 10:30 am CST, Dr. Rod Johnson, University of Illinois “Fueling the Immune Response: What is the Cost?”

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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

June 5, 2012 – 10:30 am CST, Dr. Denise Beaulieu, Prairie Swine Centre “Emerging Technologies with Potential to Influence Feed Efficiency”

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Focus on Feed Efficiency in Pork Production Webinar Series

June 19, 2012 – 10:30 am CST, Dr. John Patience, Iowa State University “Dietary Energy Concentration and Feed Efficiency Targets: What are the Right Questions, and Do We Have the Answers?”

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Regina, SK (map)
Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc.
2012 Annual General Meeting and Industry Forum

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Salon 3, Queensbury Convention Centre at Evraz Place
On location at the Western Canada Farm Progress Show in Regina, SK

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