Featured Articles

June 2014

Taste the Potential of Cold-Pressed Virgin Manitoba Canola Oil. Growers team up with researchers to test new product.

Animal Welfare Audits Make Positive Change in Meat Industry. Abattoirs can receive funds for important training and equipment upgrades.

Manitoba 4-H Council Gets Ready for Next 100 Years. As the board of the Manitoba 4-H Council celebrated the organization's 100th birthday last year, they recognized it was a good time to reflect on the future.

May 2014

Brandon Students Aim to Grow Fresh Food in the North. Assiniboine Community College is charting new territory in Manitoba's horticultural industry. By experimenting with different greenhouse models, they are working on a solution for fresh produce in northern Manitoba.

Guide Helps Companies Improve Food Safety. Growing Forward 2 funds are available for companies that want to improve their food safety practices.

March 2014 

Take Action to Preserve Environment for Future. The value of a farm can be measured in part by what it can produce in the future. Managing the land well and paying attention to the health of its water, soil and other natural resources will help it stay productive. 

February 2014 

Biosecurity on the Farm and Must for Prairie Farmers. A farmer’s best defence against the devastating impact of a disease outbreak is to set up solid biosecurity measures in advance. Limiting who and what comes in contact with their animals is every farmer’s responsibility and the responsibility of everyone who visits the property.