Canada’s outdoor farm show

Crop Plot Tours: See what’s growing

Preview: Canada's Digital Farm Show, Sept. 15-18

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sevita International Sandy Hart, Business Manager, Sevita International A primary focus of any variety plot demonstration is to see “what’s new” in the line-up for a seed company. Yet as every farmer knows, there’s more to crop production these days than what’s in the bag. For the 2020 virtual plot demonstration at Canada’s Digital Farm […] Read more

Reimagining what collaboration can mean

Preview: Canada's Digital Farm Show, Sept. 15-18

Reading Time: 4 minutes New for 2020, Canada’s Digital Farm Show is reimagining what collaboration can mean among farm groups, academics, researchers and industry partners across Canada. With so many field days across Ontario and Eastern Canada cancelled due to COVID-19, we’re offering a way to shrink geographic distances and give farmers access to timely field information from farmer-led […] Read more

New Poultry Xpo launch postponed to 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute A new national poultry event due to launch in Stratford this fall won’t go ahead. Instead, the Canadian Poultry Xpo will launch in 2021. Organizers said that after discus- sion with the venue, the City of Stratford and the local medical officer of health, it was decided that restrictions around large gatherings meant that the […] Read more

Canada’s Farm Show postponed

New date not yet set for former Farm Progress Show

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of Canada’s biggest agricultural events has crossed itself off the 2020 summer calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada’s Farm Show, which rebranded in December from its former Canada’s Farm Progress Show identity, announced Monday it has officially postponed to an as-yet unconfirmed date. The annual show, organized by the Regina Exhibition Association (REAL), […] Read more

Ontario agriculture event status

What’s cancelled and what’s still scheduled

Reading Time: < 1 minute Updated March 17 It’s getting near the end of the Ontario agriculture meeting season, but the coronavirus COVID-19 is having significant effect on especially larger events since the Ontario medial officer of health directed the cancellation of events drawing more than 50 people. We will update this listing as new information is learned. Let us […] Read more

International Plowing Match coming to Lindsay in 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Ontario Plowman’s Association (OPA) has announced that Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes will be the site of the 2020 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. “We looked at several potential locations for IPM 2020 and this one ticked all the boxes,” says OPA President Sheila Marshall. “It’s a great spot, in a fantastic, agriculturally rich community.” […] Read more