Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) has announced bursaries of $500 each for children of Manitoba beef producers pursuing post-secondary studies related to agriculture and the rural economy.
“MBP is proud to invest in these students and the future of agriculture in Manitoba,” said Ray Armbruster, MBP president. “We congratulate all of the winners and we wish them a successful year ahead as they pursue their studies.”
This year’s recipients are:
- Jared Buckley, Oak Lake — heavy-duty equipment technician at Assiniboine Community College.
- Melanie Eastman, Hartney — pre-veterinary medicine B.Sc. at Brandon University.
- Keith Johnson, Komarno — agricultural and food sciences at the University of Manitoba.
- Michel Rey, St. Claude — graduate studies, M.Sc. in animal science at the University of Manitoba.
Each year MBP awards four $500 bursaries to MBP members or their children attending a university, college or other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training. For more information on MBP bursaries, please visit www.mbbeef.ca.