Beef & Forage Days – Interlake

January 10, 2012

Interlake Beef & Forage Days

The 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.

Date:      Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Time:      9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Place:       Eriksdale Recreation Centre, Eriksdale MB

Morning sessions:

  • Manitoba Forage Council Update – Brent McCannell, Executive Director, MFC
  • Manitoba Beef Producers Update –  Caron Clarke, MBP
  • Beef Market Update & Forecast – Scott McKinnon, Market Analyst, Canfax
  • Beef Plant Project Update – Doug Cooper, Management Team Leader, ProNatur Beef Plant Project
  • An Introduction to Holistic Management for Beef and Forage Producers – Don Campbell, Meadow Lake, SK

Afternoon sessions:

  • Premises ID Update – David Hunt, Agri-Food Traceability Coordinator, MAFRI
  • Forage Restoration of Land That was Flooded – Land Preparation, Sod-seeding and other Management Practices – Ray Bittner, Farm Production Advisor – MAFRI
  • Veterinarian Presentation – Dr. Wayne Tomlinson, Extension Veterinarian, MAFRI

There will be agribusiness booth displays, coffee and lunch. Registration is $10 per person.

For more information, call the MAFRI Lundar GO Office at 762-5649.