Benchland Annual Meeting – Beef & Forage Day

Title: Benchland Annual Meeting – Beef & Forage Day
Location: Plumas, MB Community Hall
Date: Thursday – January 28, 2016, 12:00 – 8:00 pm

Don’t miss this year’s Benchland Annual Meeting – it is a great agenda packed with excellent speakers:

• Benchland Update/ Equipment / Business Meeting – Hugh Blair – President of the Benchland Board of Directors

• Utilizing Silage Production to Lower Feed Costs – Ray Bittner – Livestock Extension Specialist – MAFRD

• How can Cost of Production Calculators Improve Your Bottom Line? Cow-Calf, Cow Overwintering, Cow Replacement, Backgrounding and others – Ben Hamm – Farm Enterprise Management Specialist – MAFRD

• Feeding for Production Efficiency – Additional Benefits of Increasing your Average Daily Gain – Kristine Blair – Department of Animal Science – University of Manitoba

• News from MB Beef Producers and Canadian Cattlemen’s Association – Tom Teichroeb – District 8 Director, MBP and Executive Director, CCA

• Replacement Heifer Nutrition and Conception Rates – Update on Western Beef Development Centre’s Extended Grazing Program – Dr. Bart Lardner – Western Beef Development Centre and Senior Research Scientist at University of Saskatchewan

• Cattle Market Outlook – Rick Wright – Livestock Broker – Heartland Order-Buying Company

• HAPPY HOUR AND ROAST BEEF BANQUET – BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS – ALL ARE WELCOME!!

• COWBOY POET GORDON BEDDOME – enjoy Gordon’s stories while he plays guitar and sings for us after dinner

Please PRE-REGISTER for the meeting and Banquet BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. Call 204-385-6633

Banquet cost is $15 each – additional family members $10 each (8 and under $5) – Everyone is Welcome !!

Download the Agenda.

Benchland Equipment For Sale

  • The Benchland Board of Directors are offering 3 pieces of equipment for sale
  • Written offers must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Friday – January 22, 2016
  • Northstar Deluxe Portable Tub with 16 ft Alley and Q-catch chute $10,500 OBO
  • Wheatheart Post Pounder with Honda gas motor $9,000 OBO
  • Claus Single Rotor Rake model 470P – recently overhauled $5,000 OBO

Date: 2016-01-28