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Latest News

August 16, 2017 - New Investments in Research Technology at the University of Manitoba to Help Manitoba Dairy Industry

August 3, 2017 - Manitoba Celebrates 30th Anniversary of 4-H Student Exchange Program

July 28, 2017 - Province Advises Controlled Crop Residue Burning Authorizations Begin Aug.1

July 24, 2017 - Great Manitoba Food Fight Seeks Aspiring Entrepreneurs to Create New Local Foods and Beverages

July 21, 2017 - Manitoba Signs onto New Five-Year Canadian Agricultural Partnership

July 17, 2017 - Province Announces Funding for Keystone Centre

June 29, 2017 - Province Responds to Federal Government on Proposed Backstop and Benchmarks for Carbon Pricing

June 28, 2017 - Province Launches New Grants to Support Prevention of Bovine Tuberculosis in Riding Mountain Area

June 22, 2017 - Canada and Manitoba Partner to Expand BizPal Service

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What's New 

2017 weekly Crop Report and Crop Weather reports are once again being published.

Manitoba’s Local Produce Guide 2017: Treat yourself to fresh Manitoba vegetables by using Manitoba's Local Produce Guide (PDF 1.42 MB) to find the many fresh products available at farmers’ markets, pre-picked market stands, U-Pick vegetable gardens and community supported agriculture farms.

The Biomass Energy Support Program provides capital as well as research and development support for projects that advance the biomass industry in Manitoba and assist coal users to transition to renewable biomass fuel.

Cost of Production Budgets: Get tools to help calculate cost of production for crops, livestock and forages. Adapt them to your operation using your own farm records.

Guide to Crop Protection 2017: The guide is now available online and is available for pick up at your local Manitoba Agriculture Office for $10 (includes GST).

The Direct Marketing Your Food Products booklet has been developed to explain regulatory requirements including clarifying the terms for collaborative marketing ventures. 


Upcoming Events

August 30, 2017 - Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives Brookdale Summer Pasture Tour, Brookdale

September 17, 2017 - Open Farm Day

September 16-24, 2017 - Organic Week 2017

September 20, 2017 - Great Manitoba Food Fight, Winnipeg

September 20, 2017 - Good Manufacturing Practices, Winnipeg

September 25-28, 2017 - Agricultural Bioscience International Conference, Winnipeg

September 27, 2017 - Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point, Winnipeg

October 4, 2017 - Developing Food Safety Policies, Procedures and Records, Winnipeg

October 18, 2017 - Introduction to Root Cause Analysis, Winnipeg

October 25, 2017 - Hazard Analysis, Winnipeg

November 1, 2017 - Program Implementation: Pitfalls and Tips, Winnipeg

November 19-21, 2017 - Manitoba Farm Women's Conference, Brandon

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Upcoming Deadlines

September 1, 2017 - Manitoba Biomass Energy Support Program application deadline

October 15, 2017 - Growing Competitiveness - Next Generation application deadline

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