Provincial Pasture Tour

Jul 28, 2009

Thank you to our sponsors!

Native Pasture Improvement Program         $ 500.00
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada                1,500.00
Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Council           500.00
Dow Agro Sciences                                             500.00
Gallagher                                                              500.00
Northstar Seeds                                                   500.00
Central Testing Labs                                          500.00
MCPA                                                                     500.00
Sundog Solar                                                        500.00
Agro Plow                                                              500.00
PESAI                                                                  1,000.00
Kelln Solar                                                            500.00
Brett Young Seeds                                              500.00

Register ONLINE or call Joanne Bauch (MAFRI, Ashern) (204) 768-2782 with your credit card.

Times listed below are bus departure times –
plan to be at the location 10 minutes
prior to departure.  Thank you!

BUS A DEPARTURE TIMES (Southeast)
Tuesday, July 28
7:30 am –    Winnipeg Livestock Auction
7:45 am –    MTT Service, St Laurent
9:00 am –    Lundar Motor Hotel
9:30 am –    Ashern Auction Mart (Tour Start)

BUS B DEPARTURE TIMES (Southwest)
Monday, July 27
6:00 pm     -Brandon Shell/Smitty’s Parking Lot (18th Street & Hwy #1)  (park on South side of building)
6:30 pm     -Minnedosa  (Uncle Tom’s Restaurant on Hwy #16)
7:15 pm –    Onanole (if requested)
8:30 pm –    Arrive in Dauphin

Tuesday, July 28
7:30 am –    Leave Dauphin
8:00 am     -Ste Rose  (Chicken Chef on Hwy #5)
8:30 am     -Eddystone  (Westlake Community Club)
9:30 am –    Ashern Auction Mart (Tour Start)

JULY 28

Discover Manitoba’s Interlake

TUESDAY, JULY 28 ASHERN
—9:30 am
• Brush Mulcher/Chopper
– Ray Bittner, MAFRI: Brush Management

• OTR Recyclers—10:10 am
– Rodger Sheldon, MAFRI: Pasture Waterers

FAIRFORD—11:30 am
• Jean Bolay Farms
– Larry Fischer, MAFRI: Rotational Grazing

Bagged Lunch served on Bus

SILVER BAY—2:00 pm
• TMJAY Charolais (Terry Johnson)
– Pam Iwanchysko, MAFRI: Annual Forages

CAMPER—3:15 pm
• JLB Limousins (Larry & Ben Busch)
– Bill Gardiner, MAFRI: Remedy & Grazon

• T-Bar Ranch
– Tim Clarke, MAFRI: Aspen/Poplar Control

STEAK BBQ
– by Ashern Service (Diane & Mike Price)

OTR Recyclers—Peter Schroedter
– mining tires for water and silage troughs.
-virtually indestructible

Jean Bolay Farms—Fairford
– rotational grazing sheep and cattle in the North Interlake wilderness with guard and working dogs
– Deutz silage chopper/trailer
– live floor semi for transporting bi-products for winter feed

TMJ CHAROLAIS—Ashern
– annual forages for grazing
– millets, ryegrass, oats & turnips (no, not stones)
– view long-term effects on grass production

JLB LIMOUSIN—Camper
– 2006 Grazon and Remedy for brush and poplar control

T-BAR RANCH—Camper
– glyphosate applied in 2006 for brush and poplar control

Draw for Water Trough $300

Registration Fees: Producers: $75 ($100 with accommodations – double occupancy)

Industry: $175 Local Producers: $40 (meet at Ashern Auction Mart) Fee includes: Meals, Bus Travel and Seminars, Accommodations will be provided for an additional $25 per person based on double occupancy)

REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and include Manitoba Forage Council Membership. Registration Deadline: July 17, 2008 Register early – space is limited!

Please make cheques payable to: Manitoba Forage Councilc/o Joanne Bauch, MAFRI Box 260, Ashern, MB R0C 0E0 Phone 204-768-2782 Fax 204-768-2610 (Please print clearly) NAME _______________________________________ MAILING ADDRESS____________________________________ TOWN _________________________PC___________ PHONE__________________ FAX ________________ EMAIL_______________________________________ � Producer � Industry Indicate bus pick up location: ____________________ Requested roommate: _________________________ Payment: � cheque (enclosed)