Manitoba Forage and Grassland Strategic Workshop

Apr 08, 2009

9:30 a.m.              Registration and Coffee
10:00 a.m.           Welcoming Remarks  
10:10 a.m.           Objectives for Workshop   (Workshop facilitated by Kelwin Management Consultants)                        
10:20 a.m.           Manitoba Forage Industry Profile
10:40 a.m.           “The Future Role of Forage and Grassland in Sustainable Agriculture”  Ian Wishart, Producer and KAP President

11:15 a.m.           Questions and discussion
11:45 a.m.           Workshop Ground Rules                            
Noon                     Lunch Break
12:45 p.m.           Workshop Topic #1 – New Forage Opportunities                           
                                        Small group discussions to identify new forage opportunities
1:15 p.m.             Breakout Group Reports
1:45 p.m.             Workshop Topic #2 – Challenges and Solutions                                              
                                        Small group discussions to identify and discuss challenges and solutions
2:15 p.m.             Breakout Group Reports
3:15 p.m.             3:15 p.m.             What We Have Heard 
3:30 p.m.             Summary and Next Steps                             
3:45 p.m.             Manitoba Forage Council AGM               


Registration Form (to use if printing out and faxing in), otherwise, please provide this information in a return e-mail or when registering on the phone.


I/we plan to attend the Manitoba Forage and Grassland Strategic Workshop on April 8, 2009




Tel No.____________________________________

E-Mail Address______________________________


Return to:      Wayne Digby
Executive Director
Manitoba Forage Council
125 Patterson Crescent
Brandon, MB
R7A 6T7
Phone: 204-726-9393   Fax: (204) 726-9703
E-mail: by Tuesday March 31.

We wish to acknowledge support of the Manitoba Rural Adaptation Council and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives for this planning session.