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What’s Up – for Feb. 25, 2010

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

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– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, Interlake East district, 1:30 p. m., Oak Hammock Marsh (Snowgoose Bay at Highway 220). For more info call 1-800-899-7675.

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 3– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, Southwest district, 1:30 p. m., Somerset Community Hall, 201 First St. For more info call 1-800-899-7675. March 3– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, Northwest district, 7 p. m., Royal Canadian Legion, 423 Brown Ave., Neepawa. For more info call 1-800-899-7675. March 4– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, South Central district, 1:30 p. m., Big M Centre, Stampede Grounds, Morris. For more info call 1-800-899-7675.

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– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, Southeast district, noon, Smitty’s Restaurant, Steinbach. Lunch included. For more info call 1-800-899-7675.

March 5 – Manitoba Farm Animal Council CLT (Certified Livestock Transport) course, 9 a. m., Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon. Fee $185 per participant. For more info call Ken McDonald at 306-695-2157 or email ken. [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 10– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, H. B. marketing district, 2 p. m., William Glesby Centre, Portage la Prairie. For more info call 1-800-899-7675. March 11– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op annual district meeting, Heartland marketing district, 1:30 p. m., Starbuck Community Hall. Light dinner included. For more info call 1-800-899-7675.

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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