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What’s Up – for Nov. 5, 2009

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

Nov. 5-8 – Manitoba Livestock Exposition, Brandon. For more info contact Karen Oliver at 204-726-3590 or visit www.brandonfairs.com.

Nov. 6– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op fall marketing meeting, noon, Smitty’s Family Restaurant, Steinbach. Agenda items include hog industry updates; sales, hog and feed grains outlook, animal welfare. Lunch included. For more info call 204-233-4991.

Nov. 9 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 2 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Mariapolis Friendship Club. Presentation on Growing Forward -Environment by MAFRI. Nov. 9 – MAFRI Work/Life Balance workshop, Westmount School, Swan Lake. For more info call 204-825-4245 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 10 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 1 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Mountview Centre, 111 S. Railway Ave. E., Deloraine. Presentation on farm estate planning by Daystar Financial.

Nov. 10 – KAP/MAFRI Farm Safety and Health Seminar, 8:30 a. m., Pembina Threshermen’s Museum between Morden and Winkler. Registration $15, space limited. For more info visit www.manitoba.ca/agriculture/farmsafetyor call 1-800-282-8069, ext. 2315.

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

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. 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. 17-18 – 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.

Nov. 18-19 – Balancing The Bottom Line: Practical Tools and Solutions for Successful, Sustainable Prairie Farms, Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon. For more info visit www.senatt.ca/flc/conference.html.Nov. 18-21 – Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions convention, Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen St., Charlottetown. For more info visit http://canadian-fairs.ca.Nov. 19 – Value Chain Manitoba Initiative (VCMI) workshops: Module 3, Market Intelligence and Module 4, Partnering and Collaboration. 8:30 a. m. to 5 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. 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. 10 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Arborg Senior Citizens Club.

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