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What’s Up – for Feb. 18, 2010

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

Feb. 17-19 – The Future of Trucking Symposium, Hotel Fort Garry, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg. For more info visit http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/management/ti/oremail [email protected] cc. umanitoba.ca.

Feb. 18 – Value Chain Manitoba Initiative workshop, Module 5: Understanding Category Management, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m. Various rural video conference locations available. For more info or to download a registration form visit www.valuechainmb.caor call 1-800-216-9767.

Feb. 19-20 – Growing Local 2010 food security conference, University of Winnipeg. For more info or to register call toll free 800-731-2638, email [email protected] toba.ca,or visit www.foodmattersmanitoba.ca.

Feb. 20 – Shelterbelt workshop, 1 to 3 p. m., Sprucewoods Community Hall. For more info call Assiniboine Hills Conservation District at 1-877-535-2139 or email [email protected]

Feb. 21-23 – GrainWorld 2010 conference, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.cwb.ca,call Caroline Wiley at 204-983-4236 or email [email protected]

Feb. 23 – Canadian Flax Genomics Workshop, Radisson Hotel, 405 20th St. E., Saskatoon. For more info visit www.cfgi.tufgen.ca/workshop.html.

Feb. 24 – MAFRI Ranchers’ Update, 6:30 p. m. to 9:30 p. m., Sun Gro Centre, 360 Community Lane, Beausejour. For more info and to register call MAFRI at 204-268-6094.

Feb. 25-27 – Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference, Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. For more info visit www.pcesc.caor call Shannon toll free at 866-532-6155.

Feb. 26 – Farm Focus: Celebrating Farm Families and Rural Living, 9:30 a. m. to 4 p. m., Boissevain School, 885 Mill Rd. Trade show and displays. For more info call 204-534-6303 or 204-534-2010.

March 2 – Farm Credit Canada forum: Big ideas for your future, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info call 1-800-387-3232 or visit www.fcc-fac.ca.

March 2-5 – Canadian Horticultural Council annual general meeting, Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac, 1 rue des Carrieres, Quebec City. For more info call 613-226-4880 or visit www.hortcouncil.ca.

March 4 – Manitoba Flax Growers Association annual meeting, 10:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., Holland Community Centre. Presentations from Flax Council of Canada, Richardson International, Shape Foods, AAFC Morden. For more info call 204-832-0935.

March 4 – Adapting Agriculture to a Changing Prairie Climate, Holiday Inn South, 1330 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg. For more info call 403-686-8407 or email [email protected]

March 5-6 – Manitoba Direct Farm Marketing Conference, Southern Manitoba Convention Centre, Morris. For more info visit www.directfarmmarketing.comor call Ann at MAFRI in Minnedosa, 204-868-5152.

March 8 – Canadian Wheat Board Farmer Forum, District 10, with Bill Toews, 10 a. m. to 1 p. m., McCreary Community Centre. For more info or to register call 800-275-4292, email [email protected]or visit www.cwb.ca/forums.

March 10 – Winter Cereals Canada and Winter Cereals Manitoba annual meetings, Heartland Inn, 851 Main St. N., Winkler. For more info call Jake Davidson at 866-472-4611 or email [email protected]

March 11 – Canadian Wheat Board Farmer Forum, District 10, with Bill Toews, 5:30-9:30 p. m., Oak Bluff Community Centre. For more info or to register call 800-275-4292, email [email protected]or visit www.cwb.ca/forums.

March 12 – Record Keeping for Organic Farmers workshop, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., location TBA, Arborg. For more info call Canadian Organic Growers toll free at 888-375-7383 or visit www.cog.ca.

March 13 – Transitioning the Small Produce Farm workshop, location TBA, Winnipeg. For more info call Canadian Organic Growers toll free at 888-375-7383 or visit www.cog.ca.

March 16 – Canadian Wheat Board Farmer Forum, District 9, with Bill Nicholson, 5:30-9:30 p. m., Shoal Lake Community Hall. For more info or to register call 800-275-4292, email bert_ [email protected]or visit www.cwb.ca/forums.

March 16-18 – Midwest Poultry Federation Convention bus tour to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Registration deadline Feb. 25. For more info contact Murray Smith at MAFRI at 204-954-0500.

June 16-18 – Western Canada Farm Progress Show, Evraz Place (formerly Exhibition Park), Regina. For more info visit www.myfarmshow.com.

March 18 – Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council annual general meeting, 8:30 a. m., Canad Inns, 2401 Saskatchewan Ave., Portage la Prairie. For more info visit www.mrac.ca.

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