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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Beef Bits - Feb. 4

By Anja Van de Langemheen

Submitted Article

Rapid City 4-H Beef Club ended the year at weigh day on Dec. 5 at Alan Horners' house. We had beautiful weather and everybody got to weigh their project animals. This was followed by a big potluck and a monthly meeting. It was decided that we would use the old record books, along with worksheets that will be handed to members throughout the year.

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Hammells honoured

By Colleen Cuvelier


At the Manitoba Conservation Districts Association conference held last month, Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District (LSRCD) recognized Gord and Margaret Hammell with the LSRCD conservation award. The following describes their stewardship practices.

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Ag Days will advocate, innovate and accelerate


Photo by John Drinkwater. Manitoba Ag Days will occupy the Keystone Centre in Brandon from Jan. 19-21.

By Andrea Guthrie

Media Co-ordinator

Manitoba Ag Days 2016 is proud to release the seminar program for the upcoming 2016 show, to be held Jan. 19-21. The 2016 program is designed to help producers advocate for their industry, explore innovation for the future and accelerate growth in a dynamic industry. 

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