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What’s up – for Feb. 12, 2009

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

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

Feb. 11-13 – Western Barley Growers Association annual convention, Sheraton Cavalier, 2620 32nd Ave. NE, Calgary. For more info, visit www.wbga.orgor call 403-912-3998.

Feb. 12 – Farm Succession Day, Shamrock Centre, Killarney. Registration $25 per person, deadline Jan. 30. For more info or to register contact Carling at MAFRI at 204-523-5260.

Feb. 12 –Food Product Development Seminar, 8:45 a. m. to 4 p. m., Anglican Church Hall, Teulon. Registration $15 (lunch included), deadline Feb. 9. For more info call Lynn Gilmore at 204-861-2071.

Feb. 12 – Completing the Animal Health Cycle: A Holistic Approach to Animal Health, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Plumas Legion Hall. Registration $10, lunch included, deadline Feb. 9. Speaker: Dan Leiterman, CEO, Crystal Creek Inc. For more info or to register call MAFRI at 204-385-6633.

Feb. 12 – Beef and Forage Production Day, 9:15 a. m. to 3 p. m., Austin Hall. Topics include winter feeding systems, different calving seasons, grass-fed beef, MASC, on-farm biosecurity and vaccinations. For more info call Shawn at MAFRI at 204-239-3353.

Feb. 13 – Greener Pastures Grazing Club annual meeting, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Treesbank Community Hall. Theme: Winter livestock management and age verification. For more info or to register call 1-877-535-2139.

Feb. 17 – Building Soil Health with Cover Crops, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Plumas Legion Hall. Registration $10, lunch included, deadline Feb. 13. Speaker: Ken Miller. For more info or to register call MAFRI at 204-385-6633.

Feb. 17-19 – Manitoba-North Dakota Zero Tillage Farmers Association annual workshop and trade show, Victoria Inn, Brandon. Theme: “Doing more with less.” For more info visit www.mandakzerotill.orgor contact Alan Ness at [email protected] westriv.comor 701-442-5457.

Feb. 17-20 – MAFRI Organic Week educational seminars: Feb. 17, Swan River (call 204-734-3417 for more info or to register); Feb. 18, Hamiota (204-764-3010); Feb. 19, Manitou (204-744-4050); and Feb. 20, Beausejour (204-268-6094). Cost $20 per person. For general info call 204-239-3362.

Feb. 18 – Food Product Development Seminar, 8:45 a. m. to 4 p. m., Elks Hall, Ashern. Registration $15 (lunch included), deadline Feb. 13. For more info call Lesley Bond at 204-768-0427.

Feb. 18 – Manitoba Forage Symposium, Southern Manitoba Convention Centre, Morris. For more info or to register, call the Beausejour GO office at 204-268-6228 or visit http://www.mbforagecouncil.mb.ca/upcomingevents/2009/default. aspx.

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 Eugene Warwaruk at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected] mrac.ca.

Feb. 19-21 and 26-28 – Holistic Management Course, Legion Hall, Pilot Mound. For more info on this six-day seminar, contact Jo-Lene at MAFRI at 204-825-3512.

Feb. 20-21 – Growing Local: Creating Local Solutions for a Food-Secure Manitoba, University of Winnipeg. Food security conference with keynote speakers Laura Rance and Pat Mooney; pre-conference events Feb. 19. For more info or to register, visit www.manitobafoodsecurity.ca,e-mail [email protected]or call 204-943-0823 or 1-800-731-2638.

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 Eugene at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected]

March 5 – Canola College 2009, Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon. Registration $100. For more info visit http://www.canolacouncil.org/canola_college_2009.aspx.

March 5-6 – Grass: The Foundation of Health, Healthy Food, Healthy Stock and Healthy Farms, 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. Thurs., 8:30 a. m. to 3 p. m. Fri., Neepawa Legion Hall. Registration $50, two lunches and supper included, deadline Feb. 27. Speaker: Doug Gunnick. For more info or to register call MAFRI in Gladstone at 204-385-6633.

March 9-10 – 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 Eugene Warwaruk at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected]These workshops were previously scheduled for March 12-13.

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