Beef & Forage Days – Holland

January 12, 2012

Holland Beef & Forage Days

The Holland Beef and Forage Day is packed with information and innovative leading experts aimed to help Manitoba beef producers best manage their cattle operations.

Find out the latest news on research, production and marketing for beef and forage management at this one-day seminar, part of Manitoba Beef Week.

Date:      Thursday, January 12, 2012

Time:      8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Place:       Holland Community Hall, Holland, MB

Morning sessions:

  • Manitoba Forage Council Update – Brent McCannell, Executive Director, MFC
  • Manitoba Beef Producers Activities and Programs – Dave Koslowsky, MBP
  • Beef Market Update – Scott McKinnon, Market Analyst, Canfax
  • An Introduction to Holistic Management for Beef and Forage Producers – Don Campbell, Meadow Lake, SK

Afternoon sessions:

  • Manitoba Packing Plant Update – Doug Cooper, Management Team Leader, ProNatur Beef Plant Project
  • Premises ID Update, David Hunt, Agri-Food Traceability Co-ordinator, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and rural Initiatives, MAFRI
  • Forage Restoration of Land that was Flooded, Land Preparation, Sod-Seeding and Other Management Practices – Glenn Friesen, Forage Specialist, MAFRI
  • Cattle Animal Health Concerns and Biosecurity – Dr. Marc Philippot, Veterinarian, St. Claude Vet Clinic

Agribusiness booth displays to visit.  Coffee & donuts, and lunch included in $10 admission.

For more information, call the MAFRI Treherne GO Office at 204 723-3232