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CP Rail Strike Averted, Deal Reached

Canadian Pacific Railway has reached an agreement with both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), to avoid a…

Handling Stress This Spring

An Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist says, just like farmers maintain their equipment, they also need to prep themselves for the the busy season ahead. Glen Blahey with the Canadian…

Canadian Grain Commission To Reassign Five More Wheat Varieties In 2021

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has announced that 5 varieties of Canada Western Red Spring wheat will be reassigned to the Canada Northern Hard Red wheat class. Scientific trials showed that…

Province Invests In Online Climate Change Research Tool

The Manitoba government has provided $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre to support the continued development of the Climate Atlas of Canada, A new section devoted to agriculture was unveiled to…

Seeding Still A Ways Off For Some Producers

While it may be hard to believe, as of Thursday farmers in some parts of the province were still looking at snow covered fields. Keystone Agricultural Producers President Dan Mazier, who farms near…

Arnaud Employee Named 2017 Agronomist Of The Year

An agronomist based in Arnaud, Manitoba was named the 2017 Agronomist of the Year by the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR). Barry Mankewich, who's worked at GJ Chemical Company Ltd. since…

Wheat Growers Wants Government Intervention If CP Rail Employees Strike

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) is calling on the federal government to prepare for a strike by CP Rail. Over three thousand CP Rail employees are set to strike this coming…

AAFC Researching Benefits Of Mechanical Weed Control

Mechanical weed control is gaining in popularity amongst Prairie farmers. The idea is to use a physical implement rather than herbicide to control weeds. Breanne Tidemann is a research scientist with…

Report Being Developed On Lessons Learned From 2017 PED Outbreak

Manitoba Pork, in collaboration with the Canadian Animal Health Coalition and the Chief Veterinary Office of Manitoba, has developed a report looking at lessons learned from the 2017 PED virus…

Denver-Based Inocucor Acquires ATP Nutrition

ATP Nutrition, based in Oak Bluff, Manitoba, has been acquired by Denver-based Inocucor Corporation. Inocucor is a developer and producer of biological crop inputs, while ATP is a producer of…

Abundance In Red Meat Supplies Putting Pressure On Cattle Markets

The cattle markets have been under pressure recently. That according to Brian Perillat, manager and senior analyst with CanFax. He notes the struggles in the hog markets, are also impacting the beef…

It's National Soil Conservation Week

National Soil Conservation Week happens during the third week of April each year. This year the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) is highlighting the importance of soil health and soil…

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04
Apr
2018
Flow - Regional High School Exhibition

04 April 2018 - 28 April 2018, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pembina Hills Arts Council, Morden





21
Apr
2018
Fundraising Garage Sale

21 April 2018 - 27 May 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

, Winkler





22
Apr
2018
Marriage Enrichment Series

22 April 2018 10:45 am - 7:30 pm

Christian Faith Church, Winkler





22
Apr
2018
Westbourne Spring Smorg

22 April 2018 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Westbourne Longburn Community Centre





22
Apr
2018
GOSPEL SERVICE IN THE TENT

22 April 2018 6:00 pm

, Winkler





22
Apr
2018
MHC Gallery - Winnipeg

22 April 2018 7:00 pm

Canadian Mennonite University





23
Apr
2018
Morden Blood Donor Clinic

23 April 2018 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Westside Community Church, Morden





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