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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HTA is breeder of the year

By Joan Airey

Submitted Article

Shawn and Tanya Airey and family received the Purebred Charolais Breeder of the Year Award at the All Breeds Banquet in Brandon on Jan. 9. They own HTA Charolais Farms near Rivers and have 150 purebred cows.

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Beef Bits - Jan. 14

By Jillian Burt and Kate-Leigh Heapy

Club Reporters

Rivers 4-H Beef Club held its fourth meeting on Sunday, Jan. 3 at Rivers Collegiate. On Jan. 17 our club will be cleaning MacDon equipment at Westman Communications Group Place Brandon’s Keystone Centre); we are doing this in preparation for Ag Days. We are looking forward to hearing 4-H speeches on Jan. 24; judges are still awaiting confirmation.

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