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What’s Up – for Mar. 11, 2010

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

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 13 – Organic Producers Association of Manitoba (OPAM) annual general meeting, 9 a. m., West End Community Centre, 23rd St. and Lorne Ave., Brandon. For more info call 204-748-1315.

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.

March 18 – Value Chain Manitoba Initiative workshop, Module 6: Product Development – Are You Market Ready?, 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.

March 25-27 – Hardwood lumber processing workshop with Gene Wengert, 8:30 a. m., Carman. For more info or to register (deadline March 17) contact Carol Graham at MAFRI at 204-741-0490 or [email protected]

April 14-15 – Western Canadian Livestock Expo, Prairieland Park, Saskatoon. For more info visit www.saskatoonex.com.

May 30 -June 1 – Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference, Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg. For more info visit www.cifst.ca.

Sept. 12-15 – Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC 2010): Bridging Biology and Business, TCU Place, 35-22nd St. E., Saskatoon. For more info call 306-668-2659 or visit www.abic.ca/abic2010/index.html.

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