Benchland Annual Meeting

Title: Benchland Annual Meeting
Location: Gladstone Community Hall
Description: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Benchland Annual Meeting 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 and production for beef and forage management at this one-day meeting.


12:00 p.m. Coffee, registration and view agribusiness displays

12:30 p.m. Benchland Equipment / Business Meeting / New Ideas for Benchland, Hugh Blair – President, Board of Directors – Benchland Forage Consortium

1:00 p.m. Cattle Market Outlook, Rick Wright – Livestock Broker – Heartland Order-Buying

1:45 p.m. Succession Planning – How to Make It Simple, Darren Bond – Farm Enterprise Management Specialist – Manitoba Agriculture

2:30 p.m. Coffee break and view agribusiness displays

3:00 p.m. Energy Dense Forages and Polycrops for Grazing, Juanita Kopp – Industry Development Beef Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture

3:30 p.m. Verified Beef PLUS Program, Betty Green – Provincial Coordinator, Verified Beef Production

4:00 p.m. Ask the Vet, Dr. Wayne Tomlinson – Extension Veterinarian – Manitoba Agriculture

5:00 p.m. Pre-banquet roundup – view agribusiness displays

6:00 p.m. Roast Beef Banquet – PRE-REGISTER BY JANUARY 20 by calling 204-385-6633 

ALL WELCOME – Banquet cost is $15 each – additional family members $10 each (8 and under $5). Catered by Keith Lambert

6:30 p.m. Singer/Song Writer ED GOERTZEN – very talented musician with Gladstone roots 

Sit back and relax after dinner while Ed plays guitar and sings for us – a real crowd pleaser!

Download the flyer.

For more information, call the Manitoba Agriculture Gladstone GO Office at 204-385-6633.
Date: 2017-01-26