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What’s Up – for Nov. 12, 2009

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

Nov. 11-13 – Canadian Agricultural Safety Association conference and annual general meeting, Delta Fredericton, 225 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, N. B. Theme: “Farm safety – Growing the plan forward.” For more info visit www.casaacsa.ca.

Nov. 12 – Verified Beef Production Program information meeting, 7 to 10 p. m., Grunthal Auction Mart. For more info and to register contact MAFRI at Vita at 204-425-5050.

Nov. 13 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 4 annual meeting, 1 p. m., Level 2, Real Canadian Superstore, Highway 12 N., Steinbach. Guest speaker: David Drozd, Ag-Chieve Corp. For more info call KAP at 204-697-1140.

Nov. 16 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 9 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Ukrainian Hall, 202 Fifth St. NW, Minnedosa.

Nov. 16 – MAFRI: Personal Money Management, Westmount School, Swan Lake. For more info call 204-825-4067 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 16 – Crop Planning for the Vegetable Grower: A Canadian Organic Growers’ workshop, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., Grandview Room (Rm. 534), University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus, Winnipeg. Fee $50 ($45 for COG members). For more info or to register call toll free 1-888-375-7383.

Nov. 16-17 – Eastern Prairies Organic Tradeshow, Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave., Brandon. Includes separate workshops on “Understanding the New Organic Regime” for livestock and crop producers, facilitated by Jamie Gibson. For more info on the event visit www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/organicand for details or to register for the workshops, call Canadian Organic Growers at 1-888-375-7383.

Nov. 17 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 8 annual meeting, 7: 30 p. m., Drop-In Centre, 47 Russell St., Binscarth.

Nov. 17 – Verified Beef Production Program information meeting, 7 to 10 p. m., SunGro Centre, 360 Community Lane, Beausejour. For more info and to register contact MAFRI at Beausejour at 204-268-6094.

Nov. 17 – “Marketing: What Every Rural Business Needs to Know.” Canadian Farm Business Management Council/ Manitoba Organic Alliance workshop, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Salon 3, Victoria Inn, Brandon. Registration $50, lunch included. Deadline Nov. 12. For more info or to register e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 17-18 – Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance national convention, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info visit www.hemptrade.ca.

Nov. 18 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 12 annual meeting, 12:30 p. m., Westwood Inn Hotel, 473 Westwood Rd., Swan River.

Nov. 18 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 11 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Royal Canadian Legion, 19 Burrows Ave. W., Gilbert Plains.

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