Please forward your agricultural events to [email protected]or call 204-944-5762
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.
April 22 – Farmers’ Market informational meeting, Kin Centre, Pilot Mound. For more info or to register, call MAFRI’s Pilot Mound GO office at 204-825-3512.
April 23 – Ducks Unlimited Canada, Nature Conservancy of Canada and Upper Assiniboine River Conservation District open house for landowners, 9 a. m. to 9 p. m., Elks Lodge, 227 Third Ave. S., Virden. Topics: Conservation agreements, hay tenders, winter wheat, wetland restoration, other programs. For more info call 1-866-251-3825 (DUC), 1-866-683-6934 (NCC) or 204-567-3554 (UACRD).
April 24 – Ducks Unlimited Canada, Nature Conservancy of Canada and Upper Assiniboine River Conservation District open house for landowners, 9 a. m. to 9 p. m., Shoal Lake Communiplex. Topics: Conservation agreements, hay tenders, winter wheat, wetland restoration, other programs. For more info call 1-866-251-3825 (DUC), 1-866-683-6934 (NCC) or 204-567-3554 (UACRD).
May 5 – Progressive Farm Safety Day for Grade 4 students from Beausejour Early Years, Gillis, Hazelridge and Anola schools, Canadian Power Toboggan Championship (CPTC) Grounds, Beausejour.
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.