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The International Rangeland Congress Continuing Committee Website.

Website: rangelandcongress.org/



Western Beef Development Centre  

Western Beef is an applied cow-calf and forage research centre located in Saskatchewan.

Website: www.wbdc.sk.ca




Foragebeef.ca is a repository of information relating to both current Canadian agricultural issues and technical information on forage and beef production.

Website: www.foragebeef.ca/



Saskatchewan Forage Council  

The Saskatchewan Forage Council formed over 25 years ago to enhance the province's forage industry; including production, harvesting, utilization, and marketing.

Website: www.saskforage.ca/




Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has 6 research stations on the Prairies, including 2 in Saskatchewan (the Semi-Arid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre and Saskatoon Research Centre). Scientists at AAFC's research centres work on projects to benefit Canadian farmers, industry and Canadians.

Website: www.agr.gc.ca/



Govt of Saskatchewan - Ministry of Agriculture  

The Provincial government's Ministry of Agriculture website is a key resource for information on forages.

Website: www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca



Canadian Forage and Grassland Association  

Founded in 2010, the Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association is the national voice for all Canadians who produce hay and forage products and for those whose production is dependent upon forage/grassland production.

Website: www.canadianfga.ca/



Canadian Society of Agronomy  

The Canadian Society of Agronomy is jointly hosting its Annual Conference with the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science in 2016. The conference will be held from July 24-26 in Montreal.

Website: http://agronomycanada.com

American Forage and Grassland Council  

The American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) is an international organization made up of 20 affiliate councils in the United States and Canada with a total individual membership of about 2,500. Our primary objective is to promote the profitable production and sustainable utilization of quality forage and grasslands.

Website: www.afgc.org



Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association  

Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association is dedicated to the development and promotion of a sustainable hay, forage and livestock industry and the protection of our most valuable resources – our land, waterways, and wildlife diversity.

Website: http://mfga.net/



FAO - Canada's Pasture & Forage Profile  

Canada's pasture and forage resource profile on the FAO website.

Website: www.fao.org/ag/agp/AGPC/doc/Counprof/Canada/ Canada.html



Society for Range Management  

The Society for Range Management (SRM) is the professional society for people who work in the area of rangelands.

Website: www.rangelands.org/



Ecological Society of America  

The Ecological Society of America is the world’s largest community of ecologists and a trusted source of ecological knowledge. ESA has nearly 10,000 members dedicated to advancing the understanding of life on earth. ESA’s Rangeland Ecology Section facilitates communication of all aspects of rangeland ecology and management among applied and basic ecologists, natural resource managers and interested members of the public.

Website: www.esa.org/rangeland



Global Rangelands   Global Rangelands is the place to find current research, decision-making tools, and training materials on everything rangelands.

Website: globalrangelands.org/



Rangelands West  
Rangelands West in partnership with Global Rangelands and 19 land-grant universities in the United States provide access to 12,000 journal articles, websites, images, databases, videos, maps, reports, and decision making tools.

Website: globalrangelands.org/



Journal of Rangeland Applications  

The Journal of Rangeland Applications is an open-source journal housed online at with the University of Idaho. Its first issue was in 2014.

Website: journals.lib.uidaho.edu/index.php/jra/index




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Joint Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

US Dept of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management

US Dept of the Interior - US Geological Survey

Utah State - Reed Funk
Reed Funk Fund

Bronze Sponsors

U of S College of Agriculture & Bioresources

Western Beef Development Centre


University of Saskatchewan

Chadron State College

SK Forage Council

Australian Rangeland Society

Tourism Saskatoon


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