SWAC 2019 conference: The Road Ahead

What to see and look for at the 2019 Southwest Agricultural Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes Producers attending the 2019 Southwest Agricultural Conference will have their agronomic and farm business mind stimulated. The conference, with the theme: The Road Ahead is coming to the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus on Jan. 3-4. Speakers will share the latest on topics ranging from nutrient management to marketing, compaction to pest management, precision agriculture […] Read more

COFS knowledge tent featuring leading precision ag, marketing information

The new education-based program increases the learning opportunities for farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show returns for its 25th year, as the gathering place for the industry and a centre of innovation information. There’s more focus this year on sharing knowledge with the new Farmers Edge Knowledge Tent, presented by Glacier FarmMedia. Farmers can visit the tent to learn about agronomy, precision agriculture, farm succession, farmer […] Read more

Real world applications of livestock handling equipment is only one of the many highlights of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

COFS demonstrations highlight livestock’s important place

FCC Livestock Central gives farmers the chance to see equipment working first hand

Reading Time: 3 minutes Livestock have always had a significant place at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and that continues in 2018 at FCC Livestock Central. More than 100 exhibitors at the show are livestock specific, focusing on dairy, beef, sheep, goats, swine, poultry and more. The difference at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show is that exhibitors can showcase their products […] Read more

A speaker addresses a crowd at last year’s Ontario Pork Congress.

Exhibitor numbers up for this year’s Ontario Pork Congress

The event runs June 20 and 21 in Stratford, and is now surrounded by public celebrations of pork

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ontario Pork Congress once drew 10s of thousands of farmers to Stratford to learn about the industry and improve their farms. As the number of hog farmers has plunged, the event has spawned a week-long celebration of pork as a food. The Ontario Pork Congress continues to grow, with more exhibitors than last year […] Read more

Farmers flock to Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to see new products. The Innovations Showcase aims to make it easier for them to find what new and notable.

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show launches Innovations Showcase

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) will be showcasing new technology and product launches at the 2018 show as part of a new Innovations Showcase. The Innovations Showcase will highlight the latest in agricultural innovation ahead of COFS to draw even more attention to new products and services at the Show. “We know farmers attend Canada’s […] Read more

Farmers encouraged to make Agriculture Day meme-able

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s farmers are being urged to make closer connections with the country’s non-farming consumers, in both the real world and cyberspace, as Canada’s Agriculture Day nears. Spearheaded by the year-round industry-backed initiative Agriculture More Than Ever, Canada’s Agriculture Day is set this year for Tuesday (Feb. 13). “It’s a time to showcase all of the […] Read more

Agribition and hotel association partner to construct International Trade Centre

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regina/Saskatchewan – The Regina Hotel Association (RHA) and Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) announced $4 million in funding towards the construction of the International Trade Centre at Evraz Place in Regina, Saskatchewan. The total cost of the 150,000 square foot facility is estimated at $37 million. The RHA will invest $3 million from its Destination Marketing […] Read more