What’s Up – for Mar. 26, 2009

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

March 30 -April 4 – Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, Keystone Centre, Brandon. For more info visit www.brandonfairs.com.

April 1-5 – Holstein Canada national convention, Hyatt Regency, 655 Burrard St., Vancouver. For more info visit www.holstein.ca

April 4 – Rare Breeds Canada annual general meeting, 9 a. m., Canad Inns, 1125 18th St., Brandon. Banquet on April 3 at 7 p. m., Riverbank Discovery Centre, tickets $30, deadline March 27. Booth to appear at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. For more info visit www.rarebreedscanada.caor e-mail [email protected]

April 8 – Manitoba Forage and Grassland Strategic Workshop, 9:30 a. m., William Glesby Centre, 11 Second St. NE, Portage la Prairie. Manitoba Forage Council AGM follows at 3:45 p. m. For more info call 204-726-9393 or visit www.mbforagecouncil.mb.ca.

April 9 – Keystone Agricultural Producers general council meeting, Canad Inns, 2401 Saskatchewan Ave., Portage la Prairie. For more info call 204-697-1140.

April 11-12 – Keystone Alpaca Classic, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Events include Saturday night buffet ($30 per person) and silent auction, plus a Canadian Camelid Fibre Co-operative fibre drop-off. For more info visit www.manitobaalpacaclub.com.

April 14 – Winter wheat survival workshop, 1 to 4 p. m., MAFRI boardroom, Provincial Building, Beausejour. For more info call MAFRI at 204-268-6094.

April 21 – Manitoba Conservation Districts information day, Pioneer Lounge, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Guest speaker: Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen. Registration from 12:30 to 1:15 p. m. RSVP by April 17 to [email protected]or call 204-571-1097.

May 6-10 – Canadian Angus Association annual convention, Harrison Hot Springs Resort, 100 Esplanade Ave., Harrison Hot Springs, B. C. For more info call 250-546-2813 or visit www.cdnangus.ca

June 2-3 – Trace R&D 2009, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. A research and development conference, trade show and workshop on ag and food traceability. For more info visit www.umanitoba.ca/afs/trace/.

June 2-6 – International Wheat Quality Conference IV, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon. For more info visit www.usask.ca/iwqc4.

June 16-19– Canadian Co-operative Association congress and annual general meeting, Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa. Theme: “Celebrating a century of co-operation.” For more info call 613-238-6711, ext. 243, or visit www. coopscanada. coop/100th/congress. cfm.

June 23 – Western Beef Development Centre summer field day, Termuende Research Farm, near Lanigan, Sask. For more info visit www.wbdc.sk.caand click on “Producer Events.”

July 9-12 – 125th Anniversary Homecoming for R. M. of Lansdowne at Arden, Man. Past residents of the R. M. can contact Leah Dear for more info at 204-368-2403 or [email protected],or contact the R. M. office at 204-368-2202.

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