What’s Up – for Jul. 7, 2011

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Please forward your agricultural events to

[email protected] or call 204-944-5762.

July 6-8:Canadian Seed Growers’ Association annual general meeting, Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King St. W., Hamilton. For more info visit www.seedgrowers.ca/meetingsandevents or call 613- 236-0497.

July 10-13:Canadian Special Crops Association silver jubilee convention, Westin Bayshore, Vancouver. For more info call 204-925-3780 or visit www.specialcrops.mb.ca.

July 13:Workshop: Kick-Start Your Food Product Idea, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Veterans Community Hall, 119-6th Ave. N., Swan River. Registration $15. For more info or to register call MAFRI in Swan River at 204-734-3417.

July 15-17:Canadian Bison Association field days, Elk Island National Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. For more info visit www.bisoncentre.com or call 780-955- 1995.

July 16:National Farmers Union region 5 (Manitoba) convention, 1 p.m., Onanole and District Drop-In Centre.

July 20:University of Manitoba annual plant science crop research tour, Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Carman. For more info call 204-474-8221.

July 21:University of Manitoba organic and ecologially integrated farming systems tour, Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Carman. For more info call 1-800-432-1960 ext. 6236 or email j_thiessen_ [email protected]

July 23:Workshop: Exploring the Nature of the Forest, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Boreal Woods Nature Centre, Hwy. 59 and Rd. 100 N., near Beaconia. Fee $20 per person. For more info call Ken Fosty at 204-340-5013 or email [email protected] July 24-27:International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals, Capri Centre, 3310-50th Ave., Red Deer, Alta. Early-bird registration deadline June 1. For more info email lori. [email protected]

July 26-28:Canola Council of Canada annual convention, Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon. For more info visit www.canola-council.org.

July 28:“From Garden to Pantry” produce preservation workshop with Susan Proven, 7-9 p.m., Boissevain Community Centre. For more info or to pre-register (deadline three days prior) contact Tamara at 204-523-3227 or [email protected]

July 29-31:Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup and National Young Canadian Simmental Weekend, Neepawa Fairgrounds, Neepawa. Entry deadline June 30. For more info visit mbangus.ca or call 204- 728-3058.

Aug. 3:Manitoba Pulse Growers Association pulse tour, 8:45 a.m., AAFC Research Station, Morden. For more info visit www.manitobapulse.ca or call MPGA at 204-745-6488.

August 3-6:American Cheese Society conference and

competition, Palais des congres, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal. For more info visit www.cheesesociety.org.

Aug. 4:Manitoba Pulse Growers Association soybean tour, 8:45 a.m., Richardson Kelburn Farm, Howden. For more info visit www.manitobapulse.ca or call MPGA at 204-745-6488.

Aug. 4:“From Garden to Pantry” produce preservation workshop with Susan Proven, 7-9 p.m., Ukrainian Hall, Minnedosa. For more info or to pre-register (deadline three days prior) contact Tamara at 204-523-3227 or [email protected]

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