What’s up – for Nov. 13, 2008

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

Nov. 14 – “Build Business Success: Assemble Your Toolkit,” 8:45 a. m. to 2 p. m., Shamrock Centre, Killarney. A seminar for women in business or interested in business. For more info or to register (deadline Nov. 7) call Carling at MAFRI at 204-523-5260.

Nov. 15– Manitoba 4-H Council provincial leaders’ conference, Canad Inns, Portage la Prairie. For more info call Debbie at 204-535-2530 or 204-825-8154 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 15 – Manitoba Farmers With Disabilities information meeting, 8 p. m., St. Joseph Community Hall. Free admission (wine extra), donations accepted at door, silent auction. Wine and cheese event with “Elvis In Concert.” Co-host: St. Joseph Knights of Columbus. For more info or tickets call MFWD at 1-866-680-3373 or visit www.fwdmanitoba.com.

Nov. 15 – Organic Producers Association of Manitoba (OPAM) fall seminar and 20th anniversary celebration, 1 p. m. to 8 p. m., Elks Hall, Virden. Pre-registration required before Nov. 11 at $35 per person, supper included. For more info or to register call OPAM at 204-748-1315, fax 204-748-6881 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 17 – Value chain management workshop, 8:30 a. m. to 4 p. m., Parkland Rec Complex, Dauphin. For more info or to register, contact Annette Allen with MAFRI at 204-937-7030.

Nov. 18 – Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) annual Manitoba conference, 8 a. m. to 5 p. m., Canad Inns Fort Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg. Topics: Food traceability, environmental and agricultural law, carbon offsets, ALUS, others. Speaker: Les Kletke. For more info call Liz at 1-877-474-2871,e-mail [email protected]or visit www.cafanet.com.

Nov. 18 – Canadian Farm Business Management Council “Marketing Caravan” workshop, Steinbach. Theme: “The Trading Floor.” Exact location and time TBA. For more info or to register call toll free 1-866-492-1172 or visit www.farmcentre.com/workshops.

Nov. 20-21 – Canadian Value Chain Network workshops, Portage la Prairie. Topics: “Partnering and collaboration” (Thurs.) and “Market intelligence” (Fri.). Registration $50 per person per workshop, deadline one week before workshops. For more info call Kristin Yaworski-Lowdon at MRAC at 1-800-216-9767 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 20-22 – National Farmers Union annual convention, Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, 90-22nd St. E., Saskatoon. For more info call 306-652-9465, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.nfu.ca.

Nov. 24-29 – Canadian Western Agribition, Ipsco Place, Regina. For more info visit www.agribition.com.

Nov. 25-26 – Manitoba Grazing School, Keystone Centre, Brandon. For more info call MAFRI in Gladstone at 204-385-6633.

Nov. 25-27 – Canadian Weed Science Society annual conference, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alta. Theme: “The politics of weeds.” For more info visit www.cwss-scm.ca.

Nov. 26 – Biosecurity workshop for producers, 9:30 a. m. to 4 p. m., Canad Inns, 2401 Saskatchewan Ave., Portage la Prairie. Registration free, deadline Nov. 19. For more info visit www.kap.mb.ca or call 204-697-1140.

Dec. 1-2 – Grain Growers of Canada annual general meeting, Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa. Joint conference to follow Dec. 2-4 with CropLife Canada, same location. For more info visit www.ggc-pgc.ca.

Dec. 1-3 – Manitoba Conservation Districts Association convention, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Theme: “A new way of thinking.” For more info call 204-571-1097, e-mail [email protected] mts.netor visit www.mcda.ca.Earlybird registration deadline Nov. 10.

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