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What’s Up – for Jul. 16, 2009

Please forward your agricultural events to [email protected]or call 204-944-5762

July 16 – Manitoba Zero Tillage Research Association annual summer tour, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., MZTRA farm, 12 miles north of Brandon on Highway 10 and half a mile east on Hwy. 353. All welcome, lunch provided. For more info call 204-725-3939 or e-mail [email protected]

July 19-22 – World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing, Palais des congres, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal. For more info call 202-962-6630 or visit www.bio.org/worldcongress.

July 21 – Crop Management Field Day, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Indian Head Research Farm, Indian Head, Sask. For more info phone Guy Lafond at 306-695-5220 or e-mail [email protected]

July 21 – Prairie Oat Breeding Consortium meeting and tour, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Cereal Research Centre, University of Manitoba Point Land, Winnipeg. For more info, phone Jennifer Mitchell Fetch at 204-983-1460 or e-mail [email protected]

July 22 – Special Crops Field Day, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Morden Research Station, Morden. For more info on pulse crops phone Bob Conner at 204-822-7221 or e-mail [email protected]and on sunflowers phone Khalid Rashid at 204-822-7220 or e-mail [email protected]

July 22-25 – National Charolais Youth Conference and Show, R. A. Morrow Building, Morrow Memorial Park, Peterborough, Ont. For more info visit http://youth.charolais.comor e-mail [email protected]

July 23 – Organic Field Tours, 2-4 p. m. and 7-9 p. m., University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, one mile west of Highway 3 and 245 at Carman. For more info, contact Joanne at [email protected]or 204-474-6236 (toll free in Manitoba 1-800-432-1969 ext. 6236).

July 24-25 – Reston 100th Anniversary Fair, Reston. R. M. of Pipestone 125th. Contact Sharon at 204-662-4477.

July 29 – Moose Creek Organic Farm and University of Manitoba Organic Field Day, 10 a. m. -4 p. m., Oxbow, Sask. Hosted by Ian and Jo-Anne Cushon. For more info, contact Ian or Jo-Anne at [email protected]or 306-483-5034.

August 12 – Glenlea Organic Field Tour, 1 p. m., Glenlea Long-Term Rotation site, 20 km south of Winnipeg on Highway 75. For more info, contact Joanne at [email protected]or 204-474-6236 (toll free in Manitoba 1-800-432-1969 ext. 6236).

Aug. 26-28 – International Farm Succession Conference, Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac, 1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City. Presented by the Canadian Farm Business Management Council. For more info visit www.farmcentre.com.

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