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Insurance customers’ contact info dropped into MASC email

Crown crop insurance agency warns of privacy breach

A contact list of crop insurance customers at Manitoba Agricultural Services Corp. has gone out via email to several dozen of the Crown ag insurance agency’s customers. MASC on Monday said a file containing names and contact information of an unspecified number of AgriInsurance clients was “attached in error” to an email sent last Tuesday

Major grain traders’ e-transaction platform gets name

The blockchain-based global commodity transaction platform being developed by six of the world’s biggest agrifood firms is moving ahead with a new name and project leader. The six companies — ADM, Bunge, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus, Cofco and Glencore Agriculture — announced Wednesday the project will be named Covantis, and have hired former ADM executive Stefano



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Festivals – for Jul. 14, 2011

Contact us with your event, dates, location and contact information at [email protected] July 14:Virden Fair. Contact Diane Janzen at 204-851-6262 or email [email protected] July 14-17:St. Pierre Jolys Frog Follies and Agricultural Fair. Visit www.frogfollies.com or call 204- 433-2888. July 15-16:Sprucewoods/Shilo Rodeo, Hwy. 340, two miles north of CFB Shilo. Events start 6:30 p.m. Friday and



What’s Up – for May. 26, 2011

Please forward your agricultural events to [email protected] or call 204-944-5762. May 29:Day of The Honey Bee, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Forks Market, Winnipeg. For more information call Jim Campbell at 204-4675246, e-mail [email protected] net or visit www.manitobabee.org (click on “Activities and Events”). June 4:Workshop: Making boreal forest herbal teas and medicinal salves, Pine Falls.