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What’s Up – for Sep. 3, 2009

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

Sept. 10-13 – WaterEdWest: Western Canada Water Education Conference, Banff Centre, Banff, Alta. For more info call 780-421-1497 or visit www.wateredwest.ca.

Sept. 11 – Community Supported Agriculture tour, 3 p. m., Blue Lagoon Florascape, St. Francois Xavier. Sponsored by Organic Food Council of Manitoba and Manitoba Farm Mentorship program. Cost $30 (non-members). Includes supper. Registration deadline Sept. 9. For more info or to register visit www.organicfoodcouncil.orgor call 204-414-3752.

Sept. 12 – Sheep and goat parasite workshop and FAMACHA training, 8:30 a. m. to 12 p. m., Kleefeld. Lunch to follow. Registration free for Manitoba Sheep Association/ Manitoba Goat Association members, $10 for non-members. For more info call Richard Davis at 204-427-3633, Bill Paulishyn at 204-866-2806 or Mamoon Rashid at 204-945-7557.

Sept. 15-17 – Big Iron Farm Show, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily, Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo, N. D. For more info visit www.bigironfarmshow.com.

Sept. 18 – Woodlot Field Day, 10 a. m. to 2:30 p. m., Mosquin’s Woodlot north of Beausejour. For more info or to pre-register contact Ken Fosty of the Manitoba Forestry Association Woodlot Program at 204-453-3182.

Sept. 23-24 – Western Nutrition Conference, Hotel Fort Garry, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.westernutritionconference.com.

Sept. 25-27 – Llama Canada national conference, Best Western Denham Inn and Suites, 5207-50th Ave., Leduc, Alta. For more info call toll-free 1-866-450-2172 or visit www.llamacanada.com.

Sept. 29 -Oct. 3 – World Dairy Expo, Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison, Wis. For more info visit www.worlddairyexpo.com.

Sept. 30 -Oct. 2 – SafePork 2009: International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Pathogens in Pork, Chateau Laurier, Quebec City. For more info visit www.safepork2009.org.

Oct. 5-7 – National Agriculture Awareness Conference: New Images of Agriculture, Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon. Registration $450. For more info visit www.naac-cnsa.com.

Oct. 7-8 – Canadian Greenhouse Conference, International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Toronto. For more info call 905-945-9057 or visit www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com.

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