Ag in Motion’s outdoor setting means farmers can see the latest technology in real time in real situations. Field demos, crop plots, Livestock Central, and the Knowledge Tent connect farmers with experts to tackle real problems – some products even making their debut at Ag in Motion.
The Ag in Motion team works with the industry to identify trends and issues that are on the minds of farmers in Western Canada. Demonstrations and programming are designed to answer questions farmers have with innovation and expertise to provide the best information available.
Field demonstrations help make purchasing decisions. From comparing Air Seeders in action to testing sprayers, Ag in Motion provides the necessary information to help you make the right choice for your farm. Field demos offer the ability to see actual results and speak to experts in a realistic setting, all in one location.
2019 Daily Field Demonstrations
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
High Clearance Sprayer Ride & Drive
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Earth Moving and Trenching
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In 2018, Ag in Motion featured over 30 crop plots stretching across 15 acres, consisting of the latest varieties of canola, cereals, corn, soybeans, and speciality crops like flax, oats and quinoa.
The recent purchase of an additional 320 acres will be the home of a functional research farm.
Covering topics from carbon credits to risk management, the Knowledge Tent gives farmers access to experts on current concerns and new opportunities.
Stay tuned for details on the 2019 Knowledge Tent Schedule
Nestled between 1st Street and 3rd Street along Manitoba Drive, livestock produces can browse BMO Livestock Central. The indoor exhibits are located in the Livestock Pavilion, located on the west side of the BMO Livestock Central at the corner of 1st Street and Manitoba Drive.
BMO Livestock Central
In the BMO Livestock Central, you can find over 75 exhibitors, a Beef Breeds Showcase, live demonstrations, speakers and seminars.
Each day of the show will feature different areas of the industry, giving producers the opportunity to network during VIP Brunches, species-specific programs and demonstrations.
Dairy Day: Tuesday, July 16
Beef Day: Wednesday, July 17
Bison Day: Thursday, July 18
NEW! Masterfeeds Beef Breeds Showcase
New for 2019, farmers have the opportunity to see different beef breeds up close in the Masterfeeds Beef Breeds Showcase.
Purebred and commercial breeders will have a chance to compare the animals and speak with representatives from the following breed associations:
Saskatchewan Hereford Association, Saskatchewan Charolais Association, Leading Edge Speckle Park Breeders/Green Hills Livestock, Andrew Ranches - Limousin
Total Mixed Ration Mixers
Up to six different TMR mixer types will be demonstrated daily at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the BMO Livestock Central. Types include: reel, auger and vertical mixers.
Each mixer will be loaded with ingredients. A set mixing time will be allowed, and then all rations will be laid down side-by-side for comparison.
Cattle Handling Demonstrations
Cattle Handling systems are designed based on an understanding of animal behaviour, and constructed to take advantage of natural animal instincts. A well-designed handling system makes moving animals safer and faster.
Cattle Handling Demonstrations will take place daily at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.,
Representatives from the following companies will be on-hand to explain their system.
Stampede Steel Inc., 2W Livestock Equipment, Morand Industries, Tuff Livestock Equipment, Paysen Livestock Equipment, Hi-Hog Farm and Ranch Equipment Ltd.
Fencing demonstrations, held daily at 10:00 a.m., will start with post driving, followed by fence wire installations, demonstrating how quick and easy fencing systems can be installed with minimal effort or ability. Participating companies include FenceFast and AGI Systems.
The Stock Dog Demonstration
The Stock Dog Demonstration, will be held on the Tuesday and Wednesday of the show at 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. This will producers a closer look at how and why a well-bred stock dog is a good investment.
Animal handler, Jared Epp, will demonstrate how stock dogs can work effectively with a variety of types of livestock. Epp, who breeds, raises and trains border collies, will focus on the pursuit of low-stress livestock handling, which involves keeping noise and aggression to a minimum to support the dog’s ability to work with the herd.
Livestock & Forage Speaker Series
From beef sustainability to raising bison, livestock producers can learn about a wide range of topics in the Livestock & Forage Speaker Series in the Livestock Pavilion.
The series, presented in partnership with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, features a variety of topics including cattle market updates, animal herd health and grazing management. Topics focus on different types of livestock, including cattle, sheep and bison.
The Ag in Motion Innovations Program celebrates the latest innovations in the Saskatchewan agriculture industry. Ag in Motion, in partnership with SREDA, is pleased to recognize four agriculture companies with the following Innovation Awards:
Plant and Soil Science: A new technology to help with disease prevention/diagnosis or increase plant quality/yield.
Animal & Livestock: A new technology to assists in the health and well-being of livestock animals.
Agriculture Equipment: A new technology to assists farmers and agriculture professionals with farming applications.
Agribusiness Services: A new technology to assist farmers and agriculture professionals with the management of their farm businesses and clients.
Application deadline: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Selected applicants will be notified by Friday, June 21, 2019
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 15 at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon, SK.
Many exhibits on 7th Street are home to individual demos hosted by various companies. Check back closer to summer for details.