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Adele Popp and her family were the recipients of a 2018 Conservation District award presented at the Dec. 11 banquet of the MCDA by Little Saskatchewan district manager Colleen Cuvelier (second from right) and board chair Ray Frey. Lorraine Stevenson presented on behalf of the Manitoba Co-operator which sponsors the awards.

Clanwilliam-Erickson beef operation honoured at MCDA 2018 convention

Nine awards for land stewardship were presented at the MCDA December 11

John and Adele Popp who operate a beef operation in the Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson are the recipients of the Little Saskatchewan Conservation District 2018 award for their land stewardship practices. The couple has owned Popp Farms Ltd. since 1998, a farm started by John’s parents in 1983, and today farm with their children Viktor and

First annual 4-H Manitoba Fun Fest proves successful

The first annual Fun Fest, held in Carman July 11-13, proved to be a success despite sweltering heat. With temperatures reaching about 33 C each day, both the livestock and human participants had their share of challenges. “Thankfully the Dufferin Ag Society has a great facility,” said Fun Fest chair Diane Kovar. “We had shade,



4-H Reports – for Nov. 17, 2011

TheCo-operatorwill publish 4-H reports once a month. Reports can be submitted by the third week of the month by email to [email protected], by regular mail to 4-H Reports, c/oManitoba Co-operator,1666 Dublin Ave., Winnipeg, Man. R3H 0H1 or by fax to 204-954-1422. Rapid City Rodeo We have a new 4-H club in the area, focusing on

4-H Reports – for Jan. 6, 2011

TheCo-operatorwill publish 4-H reports once a month. Reports can be submitted by the third week of the month by email to [email protected], by regular mail to 4-H Reports, c/oManitoba Co-operator,1666 Dublin Ave., Winnipeg, Man. R3H 0H1 or by fax to 204-954-1422. PLUMAS SHIFT N’ LIFT RODEO On Nov. 20 the club went to the Ahntholz


4-H Reports – for Nov. 18, 2010

TheCo-operatorwill publish 4-H reports once a month. Reports can be submitted by the third week of the month by email to [email protected], by regular mail to 4-H Reports, c/o Manitoba Co-operator,1666 Dublin Ave., Winnipeg, Man. R3H 0H1 or by fax to 204-954- 1422. GAINSBOROUGH COMBINED The club had its first general meeting of the year

4-H Reports – for Feb. 11, 2010

The Co-operator will publish 4-H reports once a month. Reports can be submitted by the third week of the month by email to [email protected],by regular mail to 4-H Reports, c/o Manitoba Co-operator, 1666 Dublin Ave., Winnipeg, Man. R3H 0H1 or by fax to 204-954-1422. GRAYSVILLE BEEF Our second meeting was held Dec. 10 and our

In Brief… – for Feb. 26, 2009

Grant program branches into trees: The Hometown Manitoba grant program for community improvements now includes a tree-planting component, making up to $5,000 available for municipalities or town organizations to plant trees in public areas. The program also offers grants of up to $5,000 for communities to improve and enhance outdoor public areas and up to