Beef & Forage Production Day

Title: Beef & Forage Production Day
Location: Austin Hall, Austin MB
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Find out the latest news on research and production for beef and forage management at this one day seminar.

This seminar is packed with information from innovative leading experts aimed to help Manitoba beef producers best manage their cattle operations.

Agenda:
9:00 a.m. Coffee, registration and view agribusiness displays
9:30 a.m. Energy Dense Forages and Polycrops for grazing
Pam Iwanchysko, Livestock Farm Production Extension Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture
10:30 a.m. Climate Change – Is the Cattle Industry Ready?
Kim Ominski, PhD., University of Manitoba
11:15 a.m. Verified Beef PLUS Program
Betty Green, Provincial Coordinator, Verified Beef Program
12:00 p.m. Lunch and view displays
1:15 p.m. Pasture Management & Forage Production
Jane Thornton, Livestock Farm Production Extension Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture
2:00 p.m. Succession Planning – How to Make It Simple
Darren Bond – Farm Enterprise Management Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture
2:45 p.m. Cattle Market Outlook
Rick Wright, Livestock Broker, Heartland Order-Buying
3:30 p.m. Adjourn

Download the flyer.

For more information, call the Manitoba Agriculture Portage GO Office at 204-239-3352.

Date: 2017-01-25