Threshing from the stack

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Photo courtesy of the Manitoba Agricultural Museum. Given the heavy coat the young fireman is wearing, the Black Family is threshing late in the fall. 

By Alex Campbell

Director, Manitoba Agricultural Museum

In the fall of 2014, Mr. Bruce Black of the Brandon area let the Manitoba Agricultural Museum copy negatives of photographs taken on the Black farms in the Brandon area. The Museum was able to digitize the images taken from the negatives. The image here shows threshing from stacks on one of the Black Family’s farms sometime around World War I and contains a wealth of details.

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Global leader in agriculture partners with local companies

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

On Nov. 25, Farmers Edge announced that they will be partnering with Redfern Farm Services and Neepawa-Gladstone Co-op to provide their services to southwestern Manitoba.

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Harvesting Hope sets goal for largest pioneer harvest

Submitted article

The Neepawa Banner

With just 250 days until the world’s largest pioneer harvest commences, Harvesting Hope is pleased to announce its official record target and unveil our community champion campaign. 

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Beef Bits - Nov. 26

By Anja VandeLangemheem

Rapid City 4-H Beef Club reporter

Rapid City 4-H Beef Club had its reorganization meeting on Nov. 10 when the club elected a new council. Wyatt Inglis is president, Thijs VandeLangemheen is vice-president, Brooklyn Hedley is secretary, James Reid is treasurer, and I, Anja VandeLangemheen, will be reporter for the year.

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Farmers, DU at odds over Big Grass Marsh flooding

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

Sometime in late September or early October, an illegal trench was dug at Big Grass Marsh north of Gladstone. The trench was dug around the control structure that keeps the marsh from draining. 

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