Glacier FarmMedia

July 17-19, 2018

Located 15 min. NW of Saskatoon

Demos & Programming

Ag in Motion will be action-packed this year. Large scale demos will compare equipment live in the field, intriguing speakers will help drive your farming business forward and exhibitors will actively display new equipment. Explore seed and crop protection products on over 100 acres of plots, or head to Livestock Central, presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, for demos and speakers geared towards cattle ranchers and other livestock producers.

Ag in Motion’s outdoor concept offers an unparalleled opportunity for farmers to see the latest equipment in action, in the field, operating in the same environment it’s made for.

Decisions are made in the field.


Field Demos

See field equipment run side-by-side with up to a dozen competitors.


Air Seeder Demonstration

This demo will compare the seeding capabilities from several manufacturers. Participants will seed a test strip weeks before Ag in Motion so that attendees will be able to see how the crop has emerged. During the show, the same manufacturers will run next to the emerged strip to show the features of their unit during seeding.

Daily at 2:30 p.m.

High Clearance Sprayer Ride & Drive

Returning for a second time this year, this Ride & Drive let's farmers get behind the wheel to test the latest sprayer models. This year’s Ride & Drive area will be bigger than last year to allow the sprayers to get up to speed and lower booms to simulate spraying conditions in the field.

Ongoing daily from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Tillage Demonstration 

This year’s Tillage Demonstration is expected to attract over a dozen participants. See new features of tillage equipment live in the field.

Daily at 11:00 a.m.


Crop Plots

The Ag in Motion property spans over 600 acres with more than 300 acres of crop plots, allowing farmers a unique opportunity to see a variety of Western Canadian crops all in one place. These plots are prepared throughout the spring months in order to be ready for Ag in Motion in July. Within the Ag in Motion show grounds, there are 15 acres of small plots from over 30 seed and crop protection companies. 

Farmers will see the latest technology in canola, cereals, corn, soybeans and also specialty crops like flax, oats and quinoa, from companies like AgXplore Int., Alliance Seed, Amity, Arysta Lifescience, Asle Technologies, ATP Nutrition Ltd., BASF Canada, Bayer CropScience, BrettYoung, Canterra Seeds, Cargill, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Crop Production Services, Dow AgroSciences Canada, Engage Agro, Farmers of North America/Agracity, FP Genetics Inc., Gowan, IAP Group, InVigor,  Monsanto Canada, NexusAg by Univar, Northstar Seed/Legend Seeds, Rack Petroleum, SaskCanola, SeCan, Stroller Enterprises, Taurus Agricultural Marketing, Thunder Seeds Canada, Tru-Test/Nester/Union Forage and Yara Belle Plaine. 

 


Agri-Trend Knowledge Tent

Ag in Motion is a place to learn, and the speaker series in the Agri-Trend Knowledge Tent, presented by RBC, offers attendees the chance to relax and hear engaging speakers talk about relevant issues. 

 


Livestock Central

Nestled between 1st Street and 3rd Street along Manitoba Drive, farmers can browse Livestock Central presented by BMO Financial Group. Livestock Central houses indoor and outdoor exhibitors specific to livestock producers. The indoor exhibits are located in the Livestock Pavilion, located on the west side of Livestock Central at the corner of 1st Street and Manitoba Drive.

2018 Livestock Central Show Guide

 

Cattle Handling Demonstration

Cattle handling demonstrations at Ag in Motion will showcase the latest in equipment for livestock producers to easily and safely move their animals. Stampede Steel Inc., 2W Livestock Equipment, Morand Industries, Tuff Livestock Equipment, Paysen Livestock Equipment, and Hi-Hog Farm and Ranch Equipment Ltd. will each set up and demonstrate the use of handling equipment every day during Ag in Motion.

Daily at 11:30 a.m. in the Cattle Pen in Livestock Central

TMR Demonstration

This demonstration will feature different pull type TMR mixers all working with the same inputs to create different rations. On Dairy Day, Tuesday July 17, the ration will be tailored the needs of dairy animal. On Wednesday, July 18 and 19, the ration will shift to focus on beef cattle. 

The demonstration will have each mixer loaded with the ingredients, a set amount of time will be given to mix and then all the rations will be laid down for side by side comparison. 

Daily at 10:00 a.m. in the Southwest Field

Forage Demonstration- Cut, Bale & Wrap

Featuring equipment Kubota and Pottinger. Daily at 10:30 a.m. in the Southwest Field 

Fencing Demonstration

Featuring Fence Fast. Daily at 9:30 a.m. in Livestock Central 

Livestock & Forage Speaker Series

Details to follow!

Tuesday, July 17 is Dairy Day & Wednesday July 18 is Beef Day!

 


Innovations Program

Innovation Program

Ag in Motion and the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) have partnered to shine a light on innovative agriculture technologies through the 2018 Ag in Motion Innovations Program. Through this program, four awards will be presented to pioneering technologies that have the potential to positively impact and advance the agriculture industry. Finalists and award winners will also be highlighted at Ag in Motion. Companies eligible for the program include local and international companies who are exhibitors of the 2018 Ag in Motion

Innovation Awards:
1. Plant and Soil Science
2. Animal and Livestock
3. Agriculture Equipment
4. Agribusiness Services

These awards will be presented at the Innovations Reception presented by Agriculture Manufacturers of Canada (AMC) and SREDA. This celebration will take place on Monday, July 16 at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon, SK.

Registration is open now! Application deadline: June 22, 2018.

Award Criteria & Application Form
See 2017 Innovations Program Winners

Exhibitor Demos

Many exhibits on 7th Street are home to individual demos hosted by various companies.
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Other Features

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