6th Annual CFGA Conference

Title: 6th Annual CFGA Conference
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Dates: Nov 17-19

The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association is very pleased to be working with the Saskatchewan Forage Council to organize the 6th Annual CFGA Conference.
With 2015 being designated the International Year of Soils by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) this year’s conference theme is Canadian Forage in the International Year of Soils – Capture the Intensity!
The conference will showcase the contribution made by forages to support profitable livestock production, healthy cropping systems, and overall ecosystem health that benefits all of Canadian society.
Register by October 16 – Early Registration Deadline
Save $50 on your conference registration if you register online by October 16, 2015. Register now to join us in Saskatoon to Capture the Intensity of Canadian forage production opportunities from coast to coast.
Be sure to make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel before the cut-off date of October 16, 2015. If you are unsure of your travel plans, it’s better to reserve now as you can make changes at a future date. After the cut-off date the hotel will provide accommodation based on availability but the rate will be higher.
Click here to go to the online reservation form or call the hotel directly and quote group code CFGA.
Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel
612 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, SK, S7K 3G9
North America Toll-Free: 1-800-325-3535
Local/International: 1-306-652-6770
Group Code: CFGA
An optional pre-conference tour has been arranged for Tuesday, November 17 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. The tour will include:
Rayner Dairy Research & Teaching Facility at the University of Saskatchewan
The state-of-the-art facility offers superior animal handling spaces as well as a computerized feeder system for real-time monitoring of on-demand feeding.
Canadian Light Source Inc.’s Synchrotron Facility
The Canadian Light Source is Canada’s national centre for synchrotron research and a global centre of excellence in synchrotron science and its applications.
New Holland’s Manufacturing Facility
New Holland’s Saskatoon facility is a  modern, high-tech operation with a skilled workforce that manufactures equipment that forage producers rely on for their operations.
The cost for the tour is $100 plus GST and includes round-trip motor coach transportation and boxed lunch. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot early by registering online.

Visit the CFGA website for updates and further details.

Start Date: 2015-11-17
End Date: 2015-11-19