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What’s Up – for Aug. 6, 2009

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

Aug. 6 – Prairie Fruit Growers Association summer field tour, Connery Berry Farm and CMCDC Portage Station, Portage la Prairie. For more info call MAFRI at 204-745-5675.

Aug. 10-14 – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association national meeting and semi-annual convention, Travelodge, 4177 Albert St. S., Regina. Registration $189 for producers, $225 for industry. For more info call 403-275-8558, ext. 410, or visit www.cattle.ca.

August 12 – Glenlea Organic Field Tour, 1 p. m., Glenlea Long-Term Rotation site, 20 km south ofWinnipeg on Highway 75. For more info, contact Joanne at [email protected]or 204-474-6236 (toll free in Manitoba 1-800-432-1960 ext. 6236).

Aug. 17 – Cattle age-verification workshops, Neepawa. 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 Neepawa’s MAFRI office at 204-476-7020.

Aug. 18 – Cattle age-verification workshops, Hamiota. 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 Hamiota’s MAFRI office at 204-764-3010.

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. 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.

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