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What’s Up – for Jun. 11, 2009

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

June 12-14 – Heifer International fifth annual Project Partners’ meeting, Clearwater. Includes skill-building workshops and keynote speech Saturday by Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Group in Minnesota (Clearwater United Church, 8 p. m.). For more info call Deb at 306-665-1001 or e-mail [email protected],or call Pam at 204-825-2465.

June 16-19– Canadian Co-operative Association congress and annual general meeting, Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa. Theme: “Celebrating a century of co-operation.” For more info call 613-238-6711, ext. 243, or visit www. coopscanada. coop/100th/congress. cfm.

June 17-19 – Western Canada Farm Progress Show, Evraz Place (formerly Regina Exhibition Park), Regina. For more info visit

June 18 – Escarpment Woodlots: Opportunities for Management and Conservation, 7-9 p. m., Ski Birch, near Roseisle. Presented by Manitoba Agro Woodlot Program. For more info call Shawn Dias at 204-526-0836 or e-mail shawn. [email protected]

June 23 – Western Beef Development Centre summer field day, Termuende Research Farm, near Lanigan, Sask. For more info visit click on “Producer Events.”

June 23-25 – In-field potato agronomy meetings at Canada Manitoba Crop Diversification Centre sites. Breakfast, 7:30 a. m.; demo plot tours 8:45 a. m. No pre-registration required. Tuesday, CMCDC building, Carberry; Wednesday. Triangle Oasis restaurant, Winkler; Thursday, Days Inn, Portage la Prairie. For more info call Tom Gonsalves at 204-745-5671.

July 7-8 – Canadian Swine Health Forum, Radisson Hotel, 405 20th St. E., Saskatoon. For more info visit

July 8-10 – Grain Growers of Canada annual summer meeting, Bayshore Inn, 111 Waterton Ave., Waterton Lakes National Park, Alta. For more info visit

July 12-15 – Canadian Seed Trade Association annual general meeting, Westin Resort, 4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, B. C. For more info visit

July 13-16 – World Angus Forum, Spruce Meadows, Calgary. For more info visit www.worldangusforum.comor e-mail [email protected]

July 13-16 – Canadian Special Crops Association annual convention, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. For more info visit

July 15 – Manitoba holistic management summer pasture tour for holistic managers and clubs. To register, contact Jo-Lene at 204-825-3512.



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