MAFRI offices in Treherne, Stonewall, Shoal Lake, Neepawa and Boissevain will be merged with the ones in nearby communitiesThe Manitoba government has announced a new wave of consolidations in rural areas and Winnipeg in a move it says will save $1.49 million annually. “In this time of economic uncertainty we are committed to finding responsible ways to reduce spending by improving and modernizing service delivery,” Finance Minister Stan Struthers said in a release.
Production adviser says operations geared towards low-cost, high-volume calf production are better positioned for profits in 2013 than backgroundersRecord-high finishing costs and tight calf supplies mean 2013 will be the “year of the big decision” for ranchers, says production adviser Ray Bittner. “Are you a calf producer or are you a feedlot?” the Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives official asked attendees at the recent Beef and Forage days. Operations that have depended
Brian Pallister says Ontario’s ban has resulted in grass fields being replaced by artificial turf harbouring infectious bacteriaBanning pesticides from Manitoba lawns and sport fields could have unintended negative consequences, says Manitoba Progressive Conservative Party Leader Brian Pallister. Banning so-called “cosmetic pesticides” — those not used in agricultural production — in Ontario has resulted in “an explosion of artificial turf fields,” because grass fields have been overrun by weeds, Pallister said in
Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church was a source of great pride when it was constructed in the 1920s and renovated this century, but was tragically lostWhen it was dedicated in August, 1928, an overflow crowd of more than 500 people packed Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church in the small village of Sifton to marvel at the architectural wonder. The church was designed by Bishop Vladyka Arseny in 1926, with assistance of priests and monks under his charge, and was constructed