Beef Bits

By Kassidy and Kate-Leigh Heapy

On Sunday, Oct. 5 Rivers 4-H Beef Club reconvened for another year. The club has 16 members (we welcomed three new members) who can be involved in market steer, heifer and continuation heifer projects.

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New case of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus confirmed in Manitoba

Courtesy Manitoba Media Bulletin
 
Manitoba's chief veterinary officer (CVO) has confirmed the province's fifth on-farm case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus in a nursery finisher barn in southeast Manitoba.  The presence of PED was reported by the herd veterinarian and confirmed by the province's veterinary lab.

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Weed Notes: Sept 30

By Sid Lewis

      Supervisor

The question I have been asked many, many times over the years is “What factor on a daily basis affects your day-to-day work schedule the most?” Other than words from across the kitchen table (I will pay dearly for this!!) weather has the most influence.

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Weed Notes: Sept 25

By Sid Lewis

      Supervisor

As this weird summer — in fact the whole year — has passed by, I have noticed a plant that has vigorously taken over many areas, especially roadside ditches.

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Classic combine at auction sale

 

By Neepawa Banner Staff

An interesting find at the Bill & Betty Mclaren auction this past weekend near Neepawa. A vintage combine.

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