Horticultural Diagnostic School

Calling all market gardeners, vegetable & fruit producers…

Please make plans to attend this year’s school taking place Thursday, July 30th at 370 River Road in Portage La Prairie.

Topics include: High Tunnel – Vegetable/Fruit production, Irrigation; Raised bed production, insect identification, mildew management, diseases, bio-fungicide and conventional fungicide control options, soil testing and interpretation, plant tissue testing and more…

Pre-Registration required by contacting Monika.menold@gov.mb.ca or calling 204-745-5663

This school is being brought to us by Assiniboine Community College and Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Development.

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OPEN FARM DAY in MANITOBA LOOKING FOR HOSTS

Open Farm Day is an opportunity to tell visitors about agriculture and farming in Manitoba. Not everyone in Manitoba has a connection to our farms. Host farms can obtain:

•Free advertising and promotion of your farm through this website, printed materials and word of mouth
•An opportunity to educate visitors on what happens on your host farm
•An opportunity to be an ambassador for agriculture in Manitoba and Canada
•An opportunity to test the market with offering of activities and products unique to your farm
•An opportunity to potentially gain a larger client base

OPEN FARM DAY HOST FARM REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, JULY 10 To get in on this great opportunity, follow the links at http://www.openfarmday.ca

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Livestock and Poultry – Keeping them safe

Did you know that if you own any livestock and /or poultry in Manitoba, it is mandatory that the animal owner have a Premises ID number.
More information and application can be found at http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/food-safety/traceability/premises-identification.html

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How is Your Business Pitch?

Intuit Quckbooks have offered up some tips to help us sharpen up on our business pitch. http://quickbooks.intuit.ca/r/funding/five-tips-killer-business-pitch

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Building niche markets via Enterprise St

Building niche markets via Enterprise Stacking..hear more from farms @Directfarmmktmb Mar 6/7 Brandon http://bit.ly/DFM_conference

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See MB’s Danny Kleinsasser (Danny’s Wh

See MB’s Danny Kleinsasser (Danny’s Whole Hog) & see how to put your passion to work @DirectfarmmktMB in Bdn Mar 6/7 http://bit.ly/DFM_conference

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Going Beyond offering products for sale?

Going Beyond offering products for sale? Find out more @DirectfarmmktMB http://bit.ly/DFM_conference Mrch 6/7 in Brandon Manitoba

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