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What’s Up – for Aug. 20, 2009

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

Aug. 20 – Cattle age-verification workshops, Russell. Producers can register for morning (9:30 to 11:30 a. m.) or afternoon (1 to 3 p. m.) workshop. Pre-registration is required; call Russell’s MAFRI office at 204-773-5130.

Aug. 22 – Manitoba Farm Mentorship, a program of the Organic Food Council of Manitoba, invites you to Zacland Dairy: An Experiential Farm Tour, near Winkler, Man. at 2 p. m. The registration deadline is Saturday August 15 so call now to register 204-414-3752 or register online at www.organicfoodcouncil.org.The price of the tour is $30; $25 for OFCM members.

Aug. 26-28 – International Farm Succession Conference, Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac, 1 Rue des Carrieres, Quebec City. Presented by the Canadian Farm Business Management Council. For more info visit www.farmcentre.com.

Sept. 30 -Oct. 2 – SafePork 2009: International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Pathogens in Pork, Chateau Laurier, Quebec City. For more info visit www.safepork2009.org.

Oct. 18-21 – Entomological Societies of Canada and Manitoba joint meeting, Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.esc-sec.ca/.

Nov. 1-3 – Manitoba Farm Women’s Conference, Greenwood Inn, 1715 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. Early-bird registration deadline Oct. 15. For more info call 204-423-2089 or visit www.manitobafarmwomensconference.ca.

Nov. 1-4 – Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight, Marriott Ottawa, 100 Kent St., Ottawa. For more info visit www.cwfhb.org.

Nov. 26-28 – National Farmers Union 40th annual national convention, Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 1376 Carling Ave., Ottawa. For more info visit www.nfu.ca.

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