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What’s Up – for Nov. 19, 2009

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

Nov. 19 – Red River Basin Commission public forum on long-term flood solutions, 6:30 p. m. to 8:30 p. m., Legion Hall, 161 Charles St. W., Morris. For more info visit www.redriverbasincommission.org.To submit input on how the 2009 flood impacted you, e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 19 – Value Chain Manitoba Initiative (VCMI) workshop: Module 3, Market Intelligence. 8:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. at various rural video conference locations. For more info, to register (free) or to get a list of video conference locations, visit www.valuechainmb.caor call Eugene Warwaruk at 204-982-4793 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 21-28 – Canadian Western Agribition, Evraz Place (formerly Regina Exhibition Park), Regina. For more info visit www.agribition.com.

Nov. 22-24 – Canadian Bison Association national convention, Regina Inn, 1975 Broad St., Regina. For more info visit www.canadianbison.ca/producer/index.htm.

Nov. 23 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 5 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Garson Community Hall. For more info call KAP at 204-697-1140.

Nov. 25 – University of Manitoba Transport Institute’s Fields on Wheels Conference, Delta Winnipeg, 350 St. Mary Ave., Winnipeg. Early-bird registration $295; after Sept. 30, $350. For more info or to register visit www.umanitoba.ca/asper/ti/orcall 204-474-9842.

Nov. 25 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 6 annual meeting, 7 p. m., Portage Fair Board office, Portage la Prairie.

Nov. 26 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 3 annual meeting, 1:30 p. m., University of Manitoba research station, Carman.

Nov. 26 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 10 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Arborg Senior Citizens Club.

Nov. 26 – Verified Beef workshop and beef information meeting, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., Community Hall, 568 Miniota Rd., Miniota. Registration deadline Nov. 24. For more info or to register call MAFRI at Hamiota at 204-764-3010.

Nov. 27 – Verified Beef workshop and beef information meeting, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., Ukrainian Hall, 202 Fifth St. NW., Minnedosa. Registration deadline Nov. 24. For more info or to register call MAFRI at Minnedosa at 204-876-6572.

Nov. 26-28 – National Farmers Union 40th annual national convention, Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre, 1376 Carling Ave., Ottawa. For more info visit www.nfu.ca.

Nov. 28 – Farmers’ Markets Association of Manitoba AGM and workshop, 9:30 a. m., Marshall McLuhan Hall, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Speaker: Lori Colborne. Registration $35 (lunch included); free for members. For more info or to register call 204-485-1317 or visit www.manitobafarmersmarkets.ca.

Nov. 30 – Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Council producer forum, 1:30 p. m. to 6 p. m., Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon. Admission free but participants must pre-register. For more info call 204-452-6353 or e-mail info. [email protected]

Dec. 1-2 – Manitoba Grazing School, Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave., Brandon. For more info or to register visit www. mbforagecouncil, mb.caor call 204-622-2006.

Dec. 7-9 – Manitoba Conservation Districts Association convention and trade show, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Theme: “Our environment: The cost of doing nothing.” Earlybird registration ends Nov. 16. For more info call 204-5711097,visit www.mcda.caor e-mail [email protected]

Dec. 9 – Manitoba Genetic Expo and Trade Show, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info call 204-745-6274.

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