This is the gateway for producers to learn about all aspects of responsible livestock production and nutrition.

The Primary Agriculture Branch is the point of contact in government for leadership and advice on livestock issues. Livestock specialists focus their efforts on the development of programs, policies, regulations and extension materials to facilitate the development of the livestock sector in a profitable and sustainable manner. 

Latest News

October 2019: Managing Winter Feeds

Manitoba Agriculture has compiled the following list of tools and resources to assist producers with managing their winter feed supplies:

Stretching Feed When Supplies are Tight
Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle
Straw as an Alternative Roughage Source for Wintering Beef Cows
Why Test Feed and Balance Rations?
FeedPlan Feed Ingredient Cost Calculator( XLS 193 KB) 
Managing Low Forage Supplies During Winter (XLS 2.19 MB or PDF 372 KB)
Manitoba Hay Listing Service
Drought Management Strategies (BCRC)  


September 2019: Province provides livestock producers with funding options to address dry conditions on pasture 

Livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture can apply for funding to support water access and management under Ag Action Manitoba. For more information please see the News Release

What's New

 The Manitoba Protein Advantage


Upcoming Events and Deadlines


Manitoba Beef and Forage Week
January 13, 2020 - Eriksdale Recreation Center
January 14, 2020 - Ste. Rose du Lac Community Hall
January 15, 2020 - Binscarth Community Hall
January 16, 2020 - Holland Community Hall
January 17, 2020 - Vita Community Hall
Manitoba Beef Nutrition Seminar
January 29, 2020 - Agricultural Services Complex
545 University Crescent, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5S6
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