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What’s Up – for Oct. 29, 2009

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

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 – Agri-Tourism Workshop, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m., Pineridge Hollow, Oakbank, near Birds Hill Park. $30 fee includes lunch and manual. To register or for more info e-mail Joy. [email protected]or call 204-392-7268.

Nov. 3 – Agri-Tourism Workshop, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m., Walnut Street Tearoom, 77 Second Ave. SW, Carman. $30 fee includes lunch and manual. To register or for more info e-mail linda. [email protected]or call 204-822-2937.

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

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. 4 – Agri-Tourism Workshop, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m., Riverbank Discovery Centre, 1-545 Conservation Dr., Brandon. $30 fee includes lunch and manual. To register or for more info e-mail [email protected]or call 204-851-2481.

Nov. 4– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op fall marketing meeting, noon, Royal Oak Inn and Suites, 3130 Victoria Ave., Brandon. Agenda items include hog industry updates; sales, hog and feed grains outlook, animal welfare. Lunch included. For more info call 204-233-4991.

Nov. 4 – Manure Compost Information Day, 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., MAFRI Ag Centre, 1129 Queens Ave., Brandon. Registration deadline Oct. 30. For more info or to register call 204-945-1716 or e-mail [email protected]

Nov. 5– Manitoba Pork Marketing Co-op fall marketing meeting, 1:30 p. m., Starbuck Community Hall. Pork on a bun to follow meeting. For more info call 204-233-4991.

Nov. 5 – Agri-Tourism Workshop, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m., Rossman Yurts, Rossburn. $30 fee includes lunch and manual. To register or for more info e-mail Karen. [email protected]or call 204-821-5322.

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

Nov. 5 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 7 annual meeting, 7:30 p. m., Kirkup Lounge, Souris Glenwood Memorial Complex, Souris. For more info call KAP at 204-697-1140.

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. 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. 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. 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. 17 – Keystone Agricultural Producers District No. 8 annual meeting, 7: 30 p. m., Drop-In Centre, 47 Russell St., Binscarth.

Nov. 17-18 – Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance national convention, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave., Winnipeg. For more info visit www.hemptrade.ca.

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