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What’s Up – for Oct. 22, 2009

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

Oct. 22-23 – Farm Management Conference: Marketing, Managing, Moving Forward, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Registration $75 before Oct. 16, $100 after. Includes youth workshops on safe horse handling and low-stress cattle handling. For more info call Carling at MAFRI at 204-523-5260.

Oct. 22-25 – Western Canada Fairs Association convention, Delta Bessborough, 601 Spadina Cres. E., Saskatoon. For more info call Joyce at 306-692-7357 or e-mail [email protected]

Oct. 23 – Low-stress livestock-handling workshop for youth, 3:30 p. m. to 5:30 p. m., Main Arena, Keystone Centre, Brandon. Workshop with Dawn Hnatow, free for pre-registered youth (both 4-H and non-4-H) and spectators. Limit 30 youth participants. For more info and to pre-register call Heather at MAFRI at 204-726-6482.

Nov. 1-3 – Manitoba Farm Women’s Conference, Greenwood Inn, 1715 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. Early-bird registration deadline Oct. 15. For more info call 204-423-2089 or visit www.manitobafarmwomensconference.ca.

Nov. 1-4 – Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight, Marriott Ottawa, 100 Kent St., Ottawa. For more info visit www.cwfhb.org.

Nov. 2 – Value chain workshop: Understanding category management, 9 a. m. to 4:30 p. m., Steinbach. Registration $35. For more info contact Eugene Warwaruk, value chain co-ordinator at MRAC, at 204-982-4793 or [email protected]or visit www.valuechainmb.ca.

Nov. 3 – Cattle age-verification workshop, 7-9 p. m., Shevchenko School, Vita. Pre-registration required. For more info or to register call MAFRI at Vita at 204-425-5050.

Nov. 3 – Value chain workshop: Product development -Are you ready? 9 a. m. to 4:30 p. m., Steinbach. Registration $35. For more info contact Eugene Warwaruk at 204-982-4793 or visit www.valuechainmb.ca.

Nov. 3-4 – Western Canadian Functional Food and Natural Health Product Network annual conference, Delta Edmonton South, 4404 Gateway Blvd., Edmonton. For more info visit www.wcfn.ca.

Nov. 3-5 – Using animal behaviour to improve production and landscape health, AAFC Brandon Research Centre, Brandon. For more info and to register call Linda at 204-483-2153.

Nov. 5 – Cattle age-verification workshop, 7-9 p. m., Agassiz Adult Ed Centre, Beausejour. Pre-registration required. For more info or to register call MAFRI in Beausejour at 204-268-6094.

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

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