Media

MFGA Media Releases:

August 17, 2017 – CAP looks good for Canada’s forages & grasslands
July 25, 2017 – Hay and Oats: Rock stars of Manitoba’s Pollinator Conservation
April 24, 2017 – MFGA’s Green Gold program seeks to find more fields for best alfalfa cut date
March 7, 2017 – MFGA Releases Carbon Position
February 7, 2017 – Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association Announces 2017 Board
September 7, 2016 – MFGA Aquanty Project Accelerates for Assiniboine River Basin
June 13, 2016 – Assiniboine River Basin Flood & Drought Planning receives funding
June 9, 2016 – Manitoba Birds Need Manitoba Grasslands
June 2, 2016 – Exciting Alfalfa Partnership takes flight: Pilot-Less Program Gives Green Gold Program a Birds-Eye Scope On Alfalfa Crops. MFGA and M3 Aerial Production Drones partnership may add huge value to first-cut alfalfa program – Watch the aerial footage here.
February 9, 2016 – MFGA Announces New Chairperson – Koslowsky succeeds Lintott at helm of forage producer group.
December 9, 2015 – Manitoba Climate Plan Promotes Forage – MFGA pleased by inclusion, applauds more promotion and research for climate change, forages, grasses.
June 1, 2015 – Manitoba Groups Eyeballing Alberta River Project’s Flood & Drought Risk Mitigation

MFGA in the News:

June 20, 2017 – Prime drying weather boosts first forage cut
April 28, 2017 – Golden West Radio interview on Green Gold program
April 25, 2017 – Manitoba alfalfa growers wanted

April 18, 2017 – Manitoba Farm Journal radio interviews Board Chair Dave Koslowksy on Current Pasture Land Conditions in Manitoba

March 15, 2017 – Soil management, cover crops and recouping costs explored

March 7, 2017 – MFGA Gives Recommendations for Carbon Pricing Strategy

February 20, 2017 – MBFI Research Continues During Winter

February 7, 2017 – Killarney’s Koslowsky To Chair MFGA Again In 2017
January 25, 2017 – Research and Ranching: Brandon-based Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives is realizing its 
potential as education and research centre
January 16, 2017 – Creating a better process for assessing pasture
January 9, 2017 – MCDA updated on progress of Aquanty project

2016
November 30, 2016 – MBFI collaboration draws accolades from visiting graziers
November 17, 2016 – Flood resilience increasing as jurisdictions co-operate: ARBI
November 16, 2016 – Showcasing the value of the forage industry
November 16, 2016 – KAP develops carbon pricing position after intense debate
November 14, 2016 – Bale Grazing Do’s and Dont’s
November 10, 2016 – Wet conditions delaying Manitoba harvest, fertilizer applications
October 13, 2016 – KAP takes proactive stance on carbon pricing
October 13, 2016 – High quality forages may be pricey, difficult to find
October 6, 2016 – High-quality forages tougher to find this year
October 6, 2016 – High-quality forages tougher to find this year
September 22, 2016 – Building up the soil in your fields
September 22, 2016 – Assiniboine River study survives changes in government
September 20, 2016 – Wet Weather Affects Hay Quality
September 9, 2016 – Drone image reveals best cutting day
August 15, 2016 – Applied research already well underway at MBFI
August 15, 2016 – Forage Acre Survey
August 10, 2016 – Manitoba Farm Journal Podcast on Manitoba Hay Progress
August 9, 2016 – McDonald’s Canada backs Manitoba research project
July 25, 2016 – ‘Hay Day’ came early, but haying came late
July 9, 2016 – MFGA Receives Funding Support from Manitoba Agriculture for Aquanty Project
July 7, 2016 – Henry Nelson, MFGA’s Aquanty project manager, discusses the project, land, H20 in Assiniboine River Basin with 880 CKLQ News
June 27, 2016 – Federal investment kick-starts Aquanty project
June 23, 2016 – Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives receives provincial award
June 23, 2016 – Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives receives provincial award
June 21, 2016 – Supporting boots on the ground with an eye in the sky
June 21, 2016 – MFGA developing tool to predict flood and drought conditions
June 15, 2016 – MFGA developing hydrology model for Assiniboine River Basin
June 15, 2016 – Current hay conditions
June 13, 2016 – Federal investment will help Manitoba farmers predict the effects of flood and drought on farmland
June 13, 2016 – Assiniboine Watershed Modeling Project Involving IBM Gets $1.1 Million in Federal Funding
June 13, 2016 – Helping Manitoba farmers predict effects of flood, drought on farmland
June 13, 2016 – Federal investment will help Manitoba farmers predict the effectsof flood and drought on farmlandFrench
June 13, 2016 – Report on bird populations links to work in grasslands
June 8, 2016 – Alfalfa passes optimum stage, haying activity across much of Manitoba
June 6, 2016 – Recent rain makes for challenging hay cutting
June 2, 2016 – Demonstrating How Drones Can be Properly Utilized on the Farm
May 31, 2016 – Alfalfa fields in late veg stage, alfalfa weevil damage cropping up
May 29, 2016 – M3 Aerial Productions & MFGA – Green Gold 2016
May 27, 2016 – First Cut Hay Ready To Go
May 25, 2016 – Rapid alfalfa growth sees ideal RFV values fast approaching
May 24, 2016 – Eastern MB alfalfa crops in late vegetative state
May 20, 2016 – Eastern MB alfalfa crops in late vegetative state
May 20, 2016 – Eastern MB alfalfa crops in late vegetative state
May 19, 2016 – Recent frost damage to forage crops mostly minimal – GG report
May 9, 2016 – Pasture Conditions Good, Showing new Growth
April 19, 2016 – Taking grazing-management tips from Mother Nature
March 7, 2016 – Tired pasture? The solution is in the soil
February 18, 2016 – Koslowsky new MFGA Chair
February 16, 2016 – McDonald’s Canada announces investment in beef research
February 6, 2016 – McDonald’s joins local beef industry to educate public about sustainability
January 7, 2016 – CKDM News Podcast: How Winter Weather Can Affect Cattle