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Manitoba Pork Welcomes EU Trade Deal

Posted: October 31st, 2016 at 8:00pm Featured, NEWS, POLITICS, manitoba
Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Pork Chair, George Matheson, welcomes the signing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Brussels on Sunday. The 28-country European Union (EU),…

Farm and Food Awareness Week starts Sunday

Posted: September 17th, 2016 at 5:58pm recreation, Featured, LIFE
The second annual Farm and Food Awareness Week is taking place from Sept. 18 to 25. The week kicks off with Open Farm Day on Sunday, September 18. 44 host sites…

Threshing Guinness World Record set in Manitoba

Posted: August 2nd, 2016 at 5:00pm Featured, NEWS
AUSTIN — Manitoba became home to another world record July 31st when 139 antique threshing machines harvested a field simultaneously for 15 minutes at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum. "This was…

New funding for pulse and soybean agriculture research

Posted: July 3rd, 2016 at 2:58pm Featured, NEWS, manitoba
2016 is the International Year of Pulses and Manitoba's pulse and soybean growers have another reason to celebrate. On Wednesday it was announced that $400,000 in government funding will support a…

Community pastures now managed by non-profit

Posted: October 2nd, 2015 at 8:25pm Featured, NEWS, manitoba
More than half of the province’s community pastures are now managed by a non-profit organization responsible for their future use and stewardship, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn…

Farm and Food Awareness Week

Posted: September 21st, 2015 at 7:54pm EVENTS, festivals, Featured, NEWS
Manitoba’s first-ever Farm and Food Awareness Week runs Sept. 20 to 26 and will celebrate the many contributions of agriculture to the province, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron…

Do you know where your food comes from?

Posted: September 16th, 2015 at 10:05pm FOOD, Featured, home & garden, LIFE, Uncategorized
Manitobans are invited to learn more about family farms and local food this Sunday as part of the sixth annual Open Farm Day, Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron…

Province advises crop residue burning authorizations begin Aug. 1

Posted: July 31st, 2015 at 3:22pm Featured, NEWS, OTHER, manitoba
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) reminds producers who choose to burn crop residue that authorization is required between Aug. 1 and Nov. 15.  Authorizations are issued daily by…

U of M chosen to participate in NASA mission

Posted: July 28th, 2015 at 9:18pm Featured, NEWS, OTHER, manitoba, Winnipeg
The Canadian Space Agency has announced the selection of the University of Manitoba as one of five Canadian universities to receive a total of $1.4 million to participate in the scientific…

Proposed Parmalat expansion in Winnipeg is a win for the city

Posted: July 15th, 2015 at 9:50am Featured, Winnipeg, BUSINESS
In a report considered at a special meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Property and Development, today, the Winnipeg Public Service recommended that Council approve the sale of the…
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