EVENTS

UPCOMING BCAC EVENTS

BCAC & ARDCorp Annual General Meetings

April 11, 2019 - Abbotsford, BC

Held at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre in Abbotsford, BC. If you're a member of the BC Agriculture Council, plan to attend this meeting to vote on important topics.

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OTHER INDUSTRY EVENTS

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference

March 11-12, 2019

AWC is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university or college student studying agriculture, producer, rancher, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. This event takes place at the Hyatt Regency Calgary.

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COGA Session: Governance - Board Succession

March 13, 2019

Event Organizer: Centre of Organizational Governance in Agriculture (COGA) - Session details and registration is available online.

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AgriServiceBC Webinar: How to Get a Licence to Produce Liquor on ALR Land

March 13, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Ministry of Agriculture - Although two thirds of British Columbia alcohol is produced on agriculture land, farmers find the alcohol licensing system to be an intimidating barrier to entry. As the Provincial Liquor Manufacturing Inspector, Randy will provide a map to navigate all levels of the licensing process.

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Transition Planning Workshop for Farm Families

March 20, 2019

Event Organizer: Farm Management Canada - Is your farm in a state of transition? Are you looking to start the succession conversation? The Bridging the Gap Workshop welcomes farm families to work with renowned farm family coach Elaine Froese and farm management consultant Cedric MacLeod to address some the elephants in the room that are preventing or hindering succession planning back on the farm. Registration includes hot breakfasts, lunches, snacks and a copy of Do the Tough Things Right by Elaine Froese.

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Ignite - FCC Young Farmer Summit

March 21, 2019

Event Organizer: Farm Credit Canada (FCC) - Register for this free event today - if you're under 40 and involved in agriculture, agribusiness or agri-food, Ignite is the place for you. Space is limited. Reception to follow.

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BC Honey Producers' Semi-Annual Business Meeting & Education Day

March 22-23, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Honey Producers' Association - This year's event will be held at the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre.

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BC Raspberry AGM

March 26, 2019

Event Organizer: Raspberry Industry Development Council - Annual General Meeting to take place March 26, 2019.

Contact Lisa for more information

BC Cattlemen's Coffee Shop Talks - Employee Retention Webinar

March 26, 2019

BC Cattlemen's would like to welcome all commodities to join in on these webinars. This fourth webinar will be discussing employee retention on April 4, 2019 at 11 am PST. Please share this within your organizations or with those you feel would be interested in any of the webinar topics.

More information or sign up by calling the BCCA office at 1-877-688-2333.

BC Strawberry Growers' Association AGM

March 28, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Strawberry Growers' Association - Annual General Meeting to take place March 28, 2019.

Contact Lisa for more information

BC Grapegrowers' Association AGM

April 4, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Grapegrowers' Association & BC Wine Grape Council - Join the BC Wine Grape Council and the BC Grapegrowers' Association for a Combined AGM and Grower Day. The day will include project updates and key note speakers. Early-bird Enology & Viticulture Conference Registration will begin.

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BC Greenhouse Growers' Association AGM

April 17, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Greenhouse Growers' Association - Annual General Meeting will take place at Hazelmere Golf Centre.

Contact Krista formore information.

BC Cattlemen's Association AGM & Convention 2019

May 23-25, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Cattlemen's Association - This year's AGM and convention will take place in Williams Lake. The theme is "Ranching Strong: Managing for profitability in the cow/calf operation".

International Blueberry Organization Summit 2019

June 24-26, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Blueberry Council - Join BCBC in beautiful Richmond, B.C. for the 2019 IBO Summit. Exhibitor booth spaces are available.

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19th Biennial Enology & Viticulture Conference

July 15-16, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Wine Grape Council - This year's theme is Sustainable Winegrowing. Conference website coming February 2019.

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2019 CanWest Horticulture Expo

September 25 - 26, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Landscape & Nursery Association - CanWest is Western Canada’s premier horticultural trade show, connecting buyers and sellers throughout Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Mark your calendar for CanWest 2019 at Tradex in Abbotsford.

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BC Honey Producers' AGM, Convention & Tradeshow

October 4-6, 2019

Event Organizer:BC Honey Producers' Association - Taking place in Prince George at the Coast Inn of the North. Registration will open April 2019.

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PAST EVENTS

BC Producer Workshop

March 6, 2019 - Abbotsford, BC

Do you want to feel more confident when engaging in conversations with consumers? Do you want tips and tools to strengthen trust with the non-farming public? Then register for this free producer workshop.. Register here

2019 BC Poultry Conference

February 27 - March 1, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Broiler Hatching Egg Producers' Association, BC Chicken Growers' Association, BC Egg Marketing Board & BC Turkey Association - The annual conference provides industry themed sessions to give attendees the opportunity to share, learn, and network in a highly engaging setting.

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AgriServiceBC Webinar: The Cherry Industry: A Made in B.C. Success Story

February 27, 2019

Event Organizer: BC Ministry of Agriculture - Production, harvest and handling practices to optimize fruit quality. Presenter: Peter Toivonen, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Postharvest Physiology, AAFC, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Summerland, B.C. Peter is an expert in the post-harvest physiology of fresh-picked fruits and vegetables, has a lengthy list of publications and has a strong international profile in the field of postharvest research and science of fruits and vegetables.

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