Corn for profit in western Manitoba

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Photo by John Dietz. Roland Unger’s corn fields in Arden, last June.

Submitted by John Dietz

The Neepawa Banner

MacGregor, Arden, Cypress River, Boissevain, small towns in western Manitoba, have something else in common. This year, a local farmer at each location was one of the top 10 in the 45th annual Manitoba Corn Growers Association (MCGA) yield competition. 

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Beef Bits - Apr. 14

By Anja Van de Langemheen

Club Reporter

Speech night was held at Rapid City Library on Feb. 9. It’s not the most favourite part of 4-H, but everyone really had a great speech prepared with a wide variety of topics. Speeches were followed by the monthly meeting where a few achievement day items were discussed, as well as our second weigh day.

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International attention on pulses helps local farmers

Article submitted by Glen Kirby

The Neepawa Banner 

A six foot tall kidney bean and the United Nations are working to increase demand for beans, peas and lentils in Manitoba;  a win-win for provincial pulse farmers and a start-up company in the Neepawa area.

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Celebrating the green

By Patricia Hanbidge

Saskatoon School of Horticulture Principal

Another year, and yes, another St. Paddy’s and all that goes along with that! March 17 marks a special day for those of us who are Irish — and those that would like to be! This day is celebrated by people from all backgrounds in many parts of the world. St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of all that is green and people help to make the day special by wearing something green.

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The sustainable landscape

By Patricia Hanbidge

Saskatoon School of Horticulture Principal

Spring is right around the corner! Every year as we leave January behind, it seems that the next couple of months simply fly by and before you know it, winter is behind us once again. 

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