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What’s up – for Dec. 18, 2008

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2009

Jan. 7-9 – Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association 39th annual convention, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Ave., Winnipeg. For more info visit www.wheatgrowers.caor call Blair Rutter at 204-256-2353. Early-bird registration deadline Dec. 22.

Jan. 11-12 – Manitoba Forage Seed Association alfalfa and forage seed conference, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info visit www.forageseed.mb.caor e-mail [email protected]

Jan. 20-22 – Red River Basin Land and Water International Summit Conference, Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg. Theme: “Shaping the basin’s future together.” For more info visit www.redriverbasincommission.org.

Jan. 25-31 – Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program, College of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. For more info call Pat Englund at 306-665-1678 or visit http://agribusiness.usask.ca/.

Feb. 11-12 – Manitoba Special Crops Symposium, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Keynote speaker: Jolene Brown. For more info visit www.manitobaspecialcrops.ca.

Feb. 19-20 – Canadian Value Chain Network workshops, Brandon. Topics: “Partnering and collaboration” (Thurs.) and “Gathering and planning for new product introductions” (Fri.). Registration $50 per person per workshop, deadline one week before workshops. For more info call Kristin Yaworski-Lowdon at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected]

Feb. 22-24 – GrainWorld, Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Ave., Winnipeg. For more info call 204-983-4236.

March 2-4 – Canadian Value Chain Network three-day workshop, Winnipeg. Topic: “Customer-focused collaboration: Mastering value chain implementation.” Registration $424 per person, deadline one week before workshop. For more info call Kristin Yaworski-Lowdon at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected]

March 10-12 – Canola Council of Canada convention, Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen St. W., Toronto. For more info visit www.canola-council.org.

March 12-13 – Canadian Value Chain Network workshops, Portage la Prairie. Topics: “Product development” (Thurs.) and “Understanding category management” (Fri.). Registration $50 per person per workshop, deadline one week before workshops. For more info call Kristin Yaworski-Lowdon at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected] mrac.ca.

June 2-6 – International Wheat Quality Conference IV, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon. For more info visit www.usask.ca/iwqc4.

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] hotmail.com,or contact the R. M. office at 204-368-2202.

Jan. 19-21 – North American Strawberry Growers Association annual general meeting, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Rue Royale, New Orleans, LA. For more info visit www.nasga.org.

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