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Manitoba Joins Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

The government's of Canada and Manitoba have announced that Manitoba will join the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. Manitoba’s plan includes a carbon tax of $25 per tonne…

Progress Made On Canada-India Pulse Fumigation Issue

Following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to India this week, the two countries have committed to work to finalize an arrangement within 2018 to resolve the issue of pulse fumigation for…

Winter Cereals Manitoba Moving Operations To Carman

Winter Cereals Manitoba (WCM) has announced that they've contracted the Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA) and the National Sunflower Association of Canada (NSAC) to lead their…

Protein Industries Supercluster To Create 4,500 New Jobs

The recently announced Protein Industries Supercluster is expected to help create more than 4,500 new jobs in the Prairie Provinces and across Canada, and add more than $4.5 billion to Canada's…

Flax Growers Keep Faith Despite Challenging Times

The Manitoba Flax Growers Association (MFGA) is facing a number of challenges at this time, as was revealed last week at the group's Annual General Meeting. The group reported a net loss of $29,509…

Oat Growers Want Access To Chinese Market

The Canadian oat industry has its eyes set on China. Market Analyst Randy Strychar, president of oatinformation.com, says demand for oats in China is growing, due to the changing middle class…

Manitoba Canola Growers Highlight Record Yields At AGM

The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) held its Annual General Meeting last week at CropConnect. President Chuck Fossay looked back on the past year. "It was a very good year," he said. "Our…

Bovine TB Investigation Expected to Wrap Up This Spring

The bovine tuberculosis investigation in Western Canada is expected to wrap up later this spring. The investigation started in September 2016, when a Canadian cow was found with bovine TB in an…

Corn Growers Board In Favour Of Amalgamation

The Manitoba Corn Growers Association (MCGA) held its Annual General Meeting last week at CropConnect. President Myron Krahn says looking back on the past year, they were surprised with the average…

KAP President Concerned Rail Backlog Could Hurt Grain Bids

Keystone Agricultural Producers President Dan Mazier isn't impressed with how the railways have performed so far this winter. He says this is probably the worse it's been since stats started to be…

MacAulay Visiting California This Week

Federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay will be taking part in a ministerial mission this week in California. He'll be in Sacramento to promote the Canada-California economic partnership and to…

Province Launches Consultation On Crown Lands

The Manitoba government has launched a consultation on agricultural crown lands. Ag Minister Ralph Eichler notes the goal is to ensure upcoming policy changes reflect the views of the livestock…

Potential Merger Discussed At MPSG AGM

A potential merger between five of the province's ag commodity groups received lots of attention last week at the CropConnect Conference in Winnipeg. Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) is one…

More Meetings Added To Study The New Canada Food Guide

After some pressure from the agriculture sector, the Standing Committee on Health has indicated additional meetings will be added to study Canada's New Food Guide. There was concern the new Food…

Potato Producers Welcoming Simplot Expansion

It's the biggest news for potatoes in 15 years. That's from Keystone Potato Producers Association manager Dan Sawatzky in response to yesterday's announcement that Simplot is doubling production of…

Canada Needs To Be An Original Signatory On CP-TPP

Signing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CP-TPP) in March will be a priority for the federal opposition. Conservative Associate Agriculture Critic John…

(VIDEO) Former PM Brian Mulroney Talks NAFTA, Trump With Manitoba Farmers

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney believes the current NAFTA renegotiations are going to take longer than expected. Mulroney, who negotiated the original NAFTA agreement over 20 years ago, was the…

Protein Industries Canada To Share In $950 Million In Funding

On Thursday, the federal government announced that Protein Industries Canada was selected as one of the five supercluster hubs to share in $950 million dollars to foster innovation and job growth.…

Former U.S. Presidential Speech Writer Says NAFTA Renegotiations Need To Happen In Good Faith

Farmers got some great insight into NAFTA and the current U.S. administration this week at the CropConnect Conference in Winnipeg. One of the keynote speakers was David Frum, senior editor for The…

Integrated Management Strategy Best Way To Fight Root Rot In Soybeans

With the recent rise in soybean acres, diseases such as phytophthora root rot have also expanded throughout the province. That from Dr. Debra McLaren of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, who spoke…

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Feb
2018
Pond Hockey Tournament

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Casting Call for Manitoba's Passion Play 2018

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Morden Festival of the Arts - BAND

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Alzheimer Ukrainian Dinner - Carman

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Alzheimer Ukrainian Dinner - Carman

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