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, 9 a. m. -12 noon, 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 5-6 – Occupational Health and Safety Conference, Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave., Brandon. Theme: “How can we right the wrong?” Full conference fee $446.25 after April 5, early-bird rate $393.75 (GST included). For more info call Lynda Ledd at 204-949-1085 or visit www.safetyservicesmanitoba.ca(click on “Events”).
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.
May 31 -June 4 – International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff Centre. For more info visit www.ales2.ualberta.ca/afns/icpror call 780-492-0063.
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 17-19 – Western Canada Farm Progress Show, Evraz Place (formerly Regina Exhibition Park), Regina. For more info visit www.myfarmshow.com.
June 23 – Western Beef Development Centre summer field day, Termuende Research Farm, near Lanigan, SK. For more info visit www.wbdc.sk.caand click on “Producer Events.”
July 8-10 – Grain Growers of Canada annual summer meeting, Bayshore Inn, 111 Waterton Ave., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alta. For more info visit www.ggc-pgc.ca.
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.
July 12-15 – Canadian Seed Trade Association annual general meeting, Westin Resort, 4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, B. C. For more info visit www.cdnseed.org.
July 13-16 – Canadian Special Crops Association annual convention, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.specialcrops.mb.ca.
July 31 -Aug. 2 – “Wallace 125,” the R. M. of Wallace’s 125th anniversary homecoming, Hargrave Community Centre. For more info visit www.rmofwallace.com/Wallace%20125.htm or call Barb at 204-748-1249.