Beef & Forage Days – Ste. Rose du Lac

January 11, 2012

Ste. Rose du Lac Beef & Forage Days

This beef and forage seminar 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: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Time:                                                9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location:                                   Ste. Rose Community Hall, 561 1st St. S, Ste Rose Du Lac

Morning sessions:

•   Manitoba Forage Council Update – Lorne Rossnagel, Director, MFC

•   Beef Market Update – Scott McKinnon, Market Analyst, Canfax

•            Calving Issues and Vaccines Available for New Calves – Dr. Ron Mentz, Ste. Rose Veterinarian

•   Forage Restoration of Land that was Flooded, Land Preparation, Sod Seeding and Other

Management Practices – Ray Bittner, Farm Production Advisor, MAFRI

Afternoon sessions:

•   Premises ID Update – David Hunt, Agri-Food Traceability Co-ordinator, MAFRI

•   Manitoba Beef Producers Activities and Programs – Bill Murray, MBP Representative

•            Crown Lands Update, Land Authorizations and Unit Transfer Policy Changes – Tyson Gillis, Farm Production Advisor – Crown Lands – MAFRI

•   An Introduction to Holistic Management For Beef And Forage Producers – Don Campbell,   Meadow Lake, SK

•            Manitoba Packing Plant Update – Doug Cooper, Management Team Leader, ProNatur Beef

Plant Project

There will be booth displays, coffee and lunch.

To pre-register or for more information, call the MAFRI Ste. Rose GO Office at 204-447-4032.