Manitoba Beef Producers livestock predation protection workshop

Community Hall — Railway Avenue, Moosehorn

“With livestock predation an ongoing issue for some Manitoba producers, a series of workshops dealing with the topic have been planned for May. The free workshops are open to livestock producers, trappers, hunters and landowners who are interested in learning more about predation, trapping and some of the programs available to them.” Event also includes […] Read more

Weed Seedling Identification Day

Ian N. Morrison Research Station, University of Manitoba — Hwy. 245 (1.8 km W. of lights in Carman), Carman, Man.

“An overview of information for identifying weeds in the seedling stage, including tips on common family traits, cotyledon shape, and other useful identification tools… A wide selection of weeds will be available for practicing weed identification skills.” Event runs rain or shine. For more info contact Michele Ammeter at 204-736-2331 or Vince Hiebert at 204-871-5137.

Canadian Forage and Grassland Association annual conference

Fairmont Winnipeg — 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg

“Planning is well underway for this year’s conference and the overall theme is ‘Grass and Green in 2016’ to recognize the important role of Canadian forage and grassland managers in their provision of significant environmental and economic benefits for Canadians… Using Manitoba’s productive forage and grassland scene as the backdrop, the 2016 annual CFGA conference […] Read more

Manitoba Horticulture School

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (formerly CMCDC) — 370 River Rd., Portage la Prairie

“The Horticulture School (formerly Horticulture Diagnostic School) is an annual event presented by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD), Agriculture Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) – Portage and Assiniboine Community College (ACC). The school provides horticulture producers with learning opportunities to improve yield and quality of their crops… This event is of interest to market gardeners, […] Read more