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FCC's new campaign, Here’s to the Farmer, can be seen as a tip of the hat to our industry. It includes a new video that will be launched on February 11 on social media and will run as a TV commercial (in English) on CTV, CBC, the Weather Network, and in French on ICI Radio-Canada (TV and News Network), MétéoMédia and RDS. The campaign will also include print and radio advertising that will run during the week of Canada’s Agriculture Day.
As many of you know, SaskCanola produced and launched the thirty-minute documentary, License to Farm, in January of 2016. The film aims to help producers find their voices in farm-to-table conversations with consumers. Since its launch, License to Farm has been viewed over 87,000 times on YouTube in over 165 countries, and has garnered over 2 million social media impressions. This year, new content will be released from the License to Farm series in the way of five extended interviews featuring key experts from the film. The first of these extended interviews, Farmers, launched last month and features a farm couple from Langham SK, Doyle and Val Wiebe. The second extended interview, Consumer Challenges, will launch on February 16th in celebration of Canada's Agriculture Day. It features Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Professor at McGill University, Office for Science & Society, and RealAgriculture editor, Lyndsey Smith. Follow SaskCanola (@SaskCanola) and License to Farm (@licensetofarm) on Twitter and share these videos using #LicenseToFarm and #CdnAgDay!
At RBC, we want to showcase all the amazing things happening in the industry and create a closer connection between consumers, our food and the people who produce it. To celebrate, we’re inspiring youth in agriculture across the country to make a difference in their communities by giving them $150, no strings attached, and asking them to do something great with it. We want to share their story, to show our love, pride and passion for an industry that puts food on our tables.
The countdown is on to Canada's Agriculture Day and Beef Advocacy Canada would like to invite you to join us for a Facebook Live broadcast to celebrate! See the care and dedication that goes into raising beef cattle in the Great White North and ask your questions in real time. Our first stop will be a ranch in the foothills of Alberta, where we will be joining a local producer for morning feeding. Tune in at 9 am MST to participate (Part two to be announced and will take place in the afternoon).
Tune in to the Future of Agriculture is Bright afternoon session from the Canada's Agriculture Day event in Ottawa. It will be broadcasted live by Agriwebinar from 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST. Join us for a fireside chat with youth, producers and McDonald's Canada CEO John Betts. Plus, get a global perspective on the future of food from our inspiring keynote, Zenia Tata, Executive Director of Global Development at XPRIZE. How do we keep agriculture vibrant for the next generation? The speakers will focus on the importance of youth, technology and innovation in agriculture.
Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM) is taking place this March! The theme of CALM 2017 is "Our Food. Our Story." Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is inviting everyone to share their own food story using #MyFoodStory in a Twitter Live video. We even have prizes! Three videos will be randomly selected (one each from West, Central and East). Winners will receive $250 which can be donated to a charity or school of their choice. Film your video as an individual or a group (e.g. class, 4-H Club). Want to participate? It's easy! Just film a video using Twitter Live or Periscope. Here are the details: *Share a personal story about food using Twitter Live! *In Twitter, open a new tweet and click on the Live button *To enter the contest you must add #MyFoodStory & #CALM17 in the description of your video *Click the GO LIVE button! *The video can be whatever length you choose Ideas for the story may include: how/why you produce food, sharing a food memory, a story about your favourite food/meal etc. This contest launches on Canada's Agriculture Day (February 16, 2017) and runs until the end of CALM, March 31, 2017. Share as many #MyFoodStory videos as you want! Challenge others to participate! Add in other hashtags in your description too! Examples: #OurFoodHasAStory #CdnAg #OntAg #MBAg #CdnBeef +++ AITC-Canada thanks those who participate!
AdFarm will be supporting Canada's Agriculture Day through a social media initiative that celebrates 150 different reasons to love Canadian agriculture. From our AdFarmers and their passion for agriculture through to industry advancements and the possibilities for the future there are so many reasons. Canada turns 150 in 2017 and what better way to celebrate the industry and our country's birthday. Follow along starting February 16, 2017 on AdFarm's social media channels on Twitter @adfarmtweets, on Facebook @adfarm or Instagram at AdFarm.
At Co-op, we value each and every one of our customers. On Canada's Agriculture Day, we are celebrating our farmer customers by doing a draw for a basket every hour at our Home Center in Thorhild AB! Stop by and enter to win!
On February 16th staff and customers at South Country Co-op will be taking the time to celebrate the agriculture business! All day long we will have fresh coffee and donuts to enjoy along with the company of our fellow farmers at the following South Country Co-op locations: Medicine Hat, Claresholm, Vauxhall, High River, Lethbridge Broxburn Agro, and Brooks Agro.
Barons Ag Society is hosting an evening of events pertaining to the farming industry. We are serving soup and a sandwich, games have been planned for the younger children, one of our local Hutterite Colony are bringing in vegetables that were grown in their gardens, we have a honey bee farmer bringing in honey. Our Historical Society will have a booth showing pictures of what farming was like in the early 1900's to the present time. South Country Co-op will provide coffee, coffee cups and donuts.
Celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day with the U of A Aggies, as our grads hold a BBQ to help celebrate the food we love! Our BBQ features homegrown beef from our club members. Everyone is welcome to come and join us on our North campus main quad to discuss agriculture with students who have grown up in the industry and/or are studying it. There will also be a photo booth available where pictures can be taken with our agricultural props and Snapchat filter! Follow us @UofA_aggies and make sure to share your photos and videos using #CdnAgDay, #uofaaggies and #ualberta
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go farther go together.” - an African Proverb. That’s the platform that launched a conversation between 22 agriculturally-influenced partners who decided to collaborate on “Meet in the Middle:" a celebration of the industry, the consumer and of course, food. We’re bringing together 150 of the up-and-comings, the established, the industry leaders, the fifth generations and the never-set-foot-on-a-farm to talk about food over a five course meal. Each course is prepared by a different local chef and features food grown in Alberta, paired with a craft beverage from a local brewery or distillery. What better way to celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day than bringing consumers, producers and industry leaders together – all at the same table!
The staff team at the Canadian Angus Association will gather together to share lunch. We want to showcase Canadian products, ingredients and foods. We've dug through the recipe books, gotten creative and found some “I didn’t know that was Canadian” ideas; maple Syrup, canola, lentils, blueberries, poutine, beavertails, Nanaimo bars, butter tarts, Saskatoon berries, salmon, bannock, potatoes, tourtiere, lobster rolls, pemmican, peameal bacon, Montreal-style smoked meat, and of course beef. We will be sharing photos and joining the national conversation on social media leading up to and during the day. This is a private event but we encourage everyone to follow along with us.
The Alberta Beef Industry Conference is hosted by five of the most influential beef industry organizations in the province - Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association, Alberta Auction Markets Association, Alberta Livestock Dealers and Order Buyers Association, and the Western Stock Growers Association. There is no question that Alberta Beef Producers are ag proud! We look forward to celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day with a large portion of Canada’s beef producers all under the same roof!
A PICTURE IS WORTH 1,000 WORDS - We Are Alberta Ag Photo Book to Help Tell Alberta's Agriculture Story. To help Albertans share agriculture’s story during Canada's Agriculture Day, Ag for Life is creating a digital #WeAreAbAg photo book. The aim of the photo book is to highlight the over 89,200 people that are employed by the agri-food industry and provide a way for members in the agriculture community to participate in Canada's Agriculture Day. With over 83% of Alberta’s population living in urban centres, Albertans no longer have the opportunity to engage and connect with agriculture producers who work and operate in rural centres. Agriculture education initiatives such as this help reconnect Albertans with where their food comes from and understand the breadth of the impact agriculture has on all of our lives.
Canada's only national agri-retail association is proud to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day with its members at the CAAR Conference. Join us at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel for an all-Canadian breakfast while we share our love of agriculture with friends and colleagues. We look forward to seeing you there!
Farm & Food Care tells us that "93% of Canadians know little or nothing about farming and that 60% want to know more." Join us for a morning of insightful speakers to discover more about your food and where it comes from. Connect with the people who understant it best, those involved, first hand in our world-class Canadian food system. Time: 9:30 - 11:30am Registration is free, but please RSVP by calling Parkland Fertilizers at 780-352-3359 prior to the event. Space is Limited. Bring your younger children along and the Heritage Museum will entertain them with a variety of 'AGtivities'. Parkland Fertilizers Ltd. and the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum are excited to be to helping launch the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day. Help us sing the praises of the heritage and innovation of this time-honoured industry that continues to keep our community strong. See more Wetaskiwin Ag celebration events here: http://www.parklandfertilizers.com/canadas-agriculture-day-events/
Let’s celebrate the food we love by showcasing specific foods produced in each of Canada’s provinces and territories. Local chefs will be on hand with sampler dishes to help us travel across our great country and experience what Canadian agriculture is truly about. Together we will explore all that Canada has to offer, and discover more about the local culinary scene. Time: 7 – 9 pm Age: 18+ Registration is free, but please RSVP by calling the museum at 780-352-0227 prior to the event. Space is Limited. Parkland Fertilizers Ltd. and the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum are excited to be to helping launch the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day. Help us sing the praises of the heritage and innovation of this time-honoured industry that continues to keep our community strong. See more Wetaskiwin Ag celebration events here: http://www.parklandfertilizers.com/canadas-agriculture-day-events/
Alberta’s rich heritage of agriculture includes generations of people who continue to farm and ranch on the land that their family first settled a century ago. There are several families from Wetaskiwin County who have continuously owned and actively operated the same land for a minimum of 100 years. Help us celebrate their history and open the new Wetaskiwin Century Farm & Ranch Exhibit. Time: 2 pm Registration: Drop in (free event but please RSVP by calling the museum at 780-352-0227) Parkland Fertilizers Ltd. and the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum are excited to be to helping launch the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day. Help us sing the praises of the heritage and innovation of this time-honoured industry that continues to keep our community strong. See more Wetaskiwin Ag celebration events by clicking 'Learn more'
‘Cow folk’ of all ages and walks of life are invited to this farm friendly event. With free crafts and activities for kids, we will be making Jr. ‘AGvocates’ of all who attend. Our pemmican cooking station and winnowing post are sure to teach and entertain. Spend your Family Day with the Heritage Museum Family and get a taste of some local farming fun. Time: 11 am – 4 pm Registration: Drop In (free event) Parkland Fertilizers Ltd. and the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum are excited to be to helping launch the first annual Canada's Agriculture Day. Help us sing the praises of the heritage and innovation of this time-honoured industry that continues to keep our community strong. See more Wetaskiwin Ag celebration events by clicking 'Learn more'
The Farm Crawl will feature several of Abbotsford’s well-known local gems including Eco Dairy, Janzen’s Poultry Farm, Singletree Winery, Restaurant 62 and Fieldhouse Brewing. While we farm hop in celebration of agriculture, complementary wine sampling, food sampling and beer sampling will be provided.
Come on down to the EcoDairy and experience life on the dairy farm. Find out what cows, robots and poo can do for you here at EcoDairy in partnership with Science World. Put on your boots and don't be afraid to get your hands dirty when you visit our farm. Meet the cows face to face, push up the feed, watch the milking process, interact with and feed the animals in our animal exhibit, sample some dairy products, create some fun crafts and find out more about where your food comes from all for a great deal.
Portage Co-op has been supporting our local community since 1928. Portage Co-op Crop Inputs provides a wide variety of products and services including bulk fuel, equipment, crop inputs including bulk seed, agronomy services and custom application. The staff at Portage Co-op would like to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day by having a coffee party at the Crop Inputs site in Austin with local growers from 8:30 to 10:30. We are proud to support ag producers and promote agriculture from the farm to the plate.
Canada’s Agriculture Day on February 16, 2017 is a day when everyone can come together to celebrate the business of Canadian agriculture. It’s a time to showcase all the amazing things happening in the industry and create a closer connection between consumers, our food and the people who produce it. To celebrate, we’re going to host a Canadian brunch at The Forks. Please join us at the Pancake House from 11:30-1:30 for a celebration of the industry we love.
Dauphin Co-op has issued a challenge to local schools (Grades 3-4) to show us what they know about how farmers in our area help feed us and the world. The winning school will meet a local producer and experts from our Agro Division to learn more about how farmers are dedicated to producing safe, healthy and affordable food from their farms to our tables. We will also sponsor a hot meal for the winners. We would also like to invite local producers to join us for coffee at our Dauphin and Ste Rose Agro locations to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day.
Agriculture in the Classroom- Manitoba (AITC-M) and Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan (AITC-SK) are launching a new video classroom resource on our websites to address frequently asked questions students and teachers have about Canadian agriculture. Our food has a story, so we brought a camera crew to farmer Will Bergmann's house to ask him questions and see how he helps feed the world. Get accurate, balanced and current agriculture information in a visual way. Help us spread the word! Follow AITC-M (@aitcmb) and AITC-SK (@aitcsk) on Twitter and share these videos using #OurFoodHasAStory and #AgEducation!
This event is hosted by seven grain, pulse and oilseed commodity groups and the Seed Growers of Manitoba. Keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, an awards banquet, trade show, entertainment and eight AGMs make for a jam-packed couple of days. February 16th is Agriculture Awareness Day and we will be celebrating agriculture all day long at the show!
Adam Pukalo with PI Financial Corp will be highlighting on his Market Watch Radio show how the agriculture industry is changing to allow producers more marketing flexibility. Check your local Golden West Radio station for when you can hear Adam's show.
The Provincial Exhibition is proud to host the 20th annual President’s Dinner on Thursday, February 16 in support of agricultural education. Featuring a made in Manitoba meal, this event helps raise funds for our annual agriculture events and provides resources for scholarships and bursaries to students from Assiniboine Community College and Brandon University studying in the field of agriculture.
We are a purebred cattle and grain family farm operation located in Western Manitoba. Each year we have our annual bull and female sale on the ranch. This year we are honored to share the date February 16 with Canada Agriculture's Day. People attend in person and online to purchase Simmental and Angus bulls and heifers. Besides being agriculture producers, we are also agriculture promoters and want to help promote ag awareness across the country.
Producers gather to hear information about grain and fertilizer market trends and opportunities. There will be a presentation about farmers and how to use smart phone technology, and how information from equipment, weather stations, and soil testing can be used as a record keeping tool and used in farm management decisions. Every farmer in attendance will go home with a bag of P&H pancake mix.
Saturday, February 18th at 6:30pm watch CTV Winnipeg for a special episode of Great Tastes of Manitoba. "I Heart Canadian Farmers" celebrates local ingredients and the farmers who grow them. Ellen Pruden, from the Manitoba Canola Growers, will prepare Du Puy Lentil Salad, Barley Salad with Curry Dressing and Zucchini & Carrot Breakfast Muffins.
Agriculture in the Classroom NL in partnership with Egg Farmers, Dairy Farmers, School Milk Foundation, Young Farmers and the NL Federation of Agriculture are celebrating in all schools across the province. We are connecting students to agriculture through education. We will host two all day events in two schools, one located on the east coast and one located on the west coast. We will celebrate with entertainment, local food and volunteers sharing the good story about agriculture. Details for the event will be located soon on our website.
February 16 is Canada’s Agriculture Day. Celebrate with farm friendly stories, games and activities that will get the whole family appreciating healthy Canadian food and those who work so hard to take it from the farm to your table. Allergy alert. Family program.
At Grober Nutrition, we are proud to be part of Canada's agriculture community, helping farmers with their young animal needs. We are celebrating the first Canada's Agriculture Day with a staff brunch! Because who doesn't love brunch? Canadian blueberry pancakes, sausages and all of the fixings. After all, brunch is always a good idea. And a Canadian brunch is even better!
On February 16, 2017, Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc. will celebrate modern agriculture with 10 posts highlighting innovations and digital advances that connect farms and farmers to each other and the world. Follow along on social media by following us at @networkswift on Twitter or by finding us on Facebook, as well as on our blog at www.swiftnetwork.ca/blog
University of Guelph OAC students will be setting up educational displays for other students to check out through out the day! Sure to be lots of conversations happening and a sweet surprise around noon!
A cross-section of local producers, from grain farmers to dairy, sweet corn, peas, lima beans, sheep, swine, goat and broiler chickens, will participate in 4 interactive workshops with their local elementary school. Presentations will feature from-the-farm photos, farm facts, and even a chance to sample foods sourced from the various sectors who are speaking.
Staff lunch at the Thompsons Branch in Mitchell Hot Dogs and Crock Pot Beans - we process and ship white pea beans all over the world. Trying to boost the winter blahs.
Join us for the grand opening of our new FCC Essex office. Stop by our office on Canada’s Agriculture Day and help us celebrate. Enjoy some coffee, cake and good conversation. Door prizes will be awarded, too.
Let's celebrate the food we love together! Join us for Canada's Agriculture Day in Ottawa on February 16, 2017. There will be three parts: An Agriculture More Than Ever luncheon, a "The Future of Agriculture is Bright" session in the afternoon and a "Celebrating the Food We Love" evening reception. We encourage you to attend the entire day's festivities, but you're welcome to register for a single event. The luncheon and afternoon session will be held at the Ottawa Marriott and the evening reception will be at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building, a short walk from the hotel.
Sharpe's Soil Services Ltd. is celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day all week... in fact all year round! Join in our social share week starting Feb. 13 on "What makes you proud to be part of Agriculture!". On Canada's Agriculture Day we will be visiting the Grade 3 class of Moosomin, SK (MacLeod Elementary School) for the kids show-and-tell of their Little Green Thumbs classroom garden! The garden is sponsored by Sharpe's as part of our year round Learn AG program - delivering fun and hands-on AG based education to students in our local communities! #AGproud all year round! Follow us at @Sharpes!
Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan (AITC-SK) and Agriculture in the Classroom- Manitoba (AITC-M) are launching a new video classroom resource on our websites to address frequently asked questions students and teachers have about Canadian agriculture. Our food has a story, so we brought a camera crew to farmer Will Bergmann's house to ask him questions and see how he helps feed the world. Get accurate, balanced and current agriculture information in a visual way. Help us spread the word! Follow AITC-SK (@aitcsk) and AITC-M (@aitcmb) on Twitter and share these videos using #OurFoodHasAStory and #AgEducation!
The Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association will be at Cornwall Centre Mall in Regina to give shoppers an opportunity to experience a virtual reality tour of a Saskatchewan cattle ranch. Viewing ranch life in 360 degrees is a great way to give people an up-close-and-personal view of life on the farm.
Agriculture in the Classroom SK is proud to host nutrition personnel for a workshop focused on cooking with pulses in schools. This workshop provides staff with health information regarding pulses as well as hands-on education on preparing, cooking and storing pulses in and out of school. We hope the Cooking with Pulses workshop equips school nutrition personal with the knowledge, experience and excitement about including pulses in their meal plans!
Come celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day with us at our Moosomin, SK location for some delicious burgers and great company!
AITC-SK will join 4H Saskatchewan at the Cramer Livestock Expo to share lessons about agriculture, food security and Journey 2050. These topics help equip youth with a better understanding about agriculture and how they can be part of helping feed the world in the future.
Come down to the Riverbend Co-op Outlook Home and Agro for coffee and treats. Our knowledgeable staff will be around to answer your questions!
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day on February 16, 2017 by hosting open houses at their various regional offices. Producers and agribusiness partners are invited to stop in, ask questions, and join staff for coffee and snacks from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
On Feb. 16, the Administration Office at Evraz Place will be putting on a potluck to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day. Each potluck item must include at least one ingredient that is home-grown and that the Canadian agriculture industry is known for producing. During the lunch, attendees will be placed in cross-department teams to compete in a friendly game of Canada's Agriculture Day Trivia. The top two teams will win gift baskets containing various local food products from SaskMade Marketplace. The Marketing team will be doing a Facebook Live of the event to place on Evraz Place social channels.
The Ministry of Agriculture office in Regina is hosting an internal lunch event for staff which will feature a short program, catered lunch, photo booth and interactive games.
Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation is celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day on February 16, 2017 by hosting open houses at their various customer service offices. Producers and agribusiness partners are invited to stop in, ask questions, and join staff for coffee and snacks from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rose Valley Ag & Auto Napa is Celebrating Canada's Agriculture Day on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 8:30-5:30 with coffee and Delicious Oatmeal cookies grown right here in Rose Valley, Saskatchewan. We appreciate our hard working farmers and encourage you to join us in thanking them for the food they help supply to us each and every day! Cookies compliments of Quaker Oats!
The Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association and the Agri-Visions Committee are excited to host a luncheon to celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day. Join us for lunch and listen to Clinton Monchuk, Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan, as he talks about the real story of agriculture and how we can help spread the word!