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What’s up – for Oct. 16, 2008

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

Oct. 18 – Sheep genetics and conformation seminar, Ag Centre, 1129 Queens Ave., Brandon. Registration 9 to 9:30 a. m. Guest speaker: Johanne Cameron. For more info contact Eugene Sabot at 204-422-8288 or [email protected]

Oct. 19-20 – Dylan Biggs two-day cattle handling clinic, Ridgeville. Hands-on participants $350, observers $175 (event is CASS-approved), lunch included. Pre-register by Oct. 14 at 1-888-857-2624. For more info call Peter Petrash at MAFRI at 204-425-5050.

Oct. 20 – Manitoba Farm and Rural Stress Line farmer appreciation day and free outdoor barbecue, 9 a. m., Fraser Auction Service, Hwys. 1 and 10 north of Brandon. Free locally produced food and beverages.

Oct. 22-25 – Holistic Management International Conference, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Theme: “Paradigm shifting for the future.” For more info or to register visit www. mbforagecouncil. or call 204-622-2006.

Oct. 22-25 – Wheat City Stampede, Keystone Centre, Brandon. For more info visit

Oct. 25 – Manitoba Goat Association annual general meeting, 1 p. m., Riverbank Discovery Centre, Brandon. Guest speaker Dr. Reuben Neumier. For more info call Pat at 204-842-3846 or e-mail [email protected]

Oct. 29 – “Be Your Own Boss” workshop on starting a business, 7 p. m. -9:30 p. m., Town Office, Manitou. For more info call MAFRI in Somerset at 204-744-4050.

Nov. 2 – Seeds of Diversity national annual general meeting, 11:30 a. m. to 2:30 p. m., Park Theatre, 698 Osborne St., Winnipeg. Guest speaker: Seed Savers Exchange president Amy Goldman. Admission $15 (members $10), deadline Oct. 14. For more info or tickets call 1-866-509-7333 or send e-mail to [email protected]

Nov. 2-4 – Manitoba Farm Women’s Conference, Victoria Inn, 3550 Victoria Ave. W., Brandon. Early bird registration deadline Oct. 15. For more info call Carol Dalgarno at 204-849-2193 or visit

Nov. 4 – “Be Your Own Boss” workshop on starting a business, 7 p. m. -9:30 p. m., Westmount School, Swan Lake. For more info call MAFRI in Somerset at 204-744-4050.

Nov. 6-7 – Manitoba farm safety and health seminar, Greenwood Inn, 1750 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. Topic: Managing safety and health risks on your farm. Registration $45. For more info or to register visit www.kap. or call 204-697-1140.

Nov. 6-9 – Manitoba Livestock Expo, Keystone Centre, Brandon. For more info call 204-726-3590 or visit www.brandonfairs. com.

Nov. 7-16 – Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto. For more info visit

Nov. 11-12 – Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance conference and AGM, Greenwood Inn, 1725 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info visit

Nov. 12-14 – Biofibe 08 Conference and Exhibition, Fairmont Winnipeg. Theme: “From Fields and Forests to Markets.” For more info visit, call 204-2332902 or e-mail [email protected]Presented by Life Science Association of Manitoba.

Nov. 13-14 – Canada Grains Council semi-annual meeting, Fairmont Hotel, 900 W. Georgia St., Vancouver. For more info visit

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. 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.



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