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MBFI collaboration draws accolades from visiting graziers

POSTED: Monday, December 5, 2016 | 2:32 pm

By Duncan Morrison

Around 40 delegates to the Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association annual conference, recently held in Winnipeg, arrived a day early to get a look at how Manitoba does it.

They enjoyed unseasonably warm and sunny weather as they took a close-up look at the action at the Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiative (MBFI) operations around Brandon.

In between enjoying the weather though, attendees said the takeaway from the day was the great potential the three MBFI research demonstration locations have on local, regional, national and international levels.

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VIDEO: In the field with Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives

POSTED: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 11:12 AM

Alexis Stockford, reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator, recently took an up close look at summer research preparations at Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives. 

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MBFI leadership set for exciting 2017

POSTED: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 9:59 AM

Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiative (MBFI)’s leadership group is all set for an exciting 2017 on all three of the MBFI research farms located near Brandon. Ramona Blyth of MacGregor will continue to guide the MBFI as president of the board of directors. Blyth had been serving double-duty as the research farm’s management committee chair as well as president until a replacement was named. Clearwater's Don Guilford was recently named to guide the MBFI management committee as chair. Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives (MBFI) is a Brandon-based collaborative effort between Manitoba ...more

MBFI, Real Industries announce exciting partnership

POSTED: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 8:26 AM

Local Firm’s Generous Donation Will Bolster Ag Research Farm’s Innovative Efforts BRANDON — Moving cattle around for innovative research at Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives (MBFI) is getting a real boost thanks to a generous partnership with Real Industries. “Real Industries Ltd. is based south central Manitoba and works across Western Canada with many of the industry leaders and audiences that are vitally important for both of our interests,” says Ramona Blyth, MBFI chair. “Our direct interactions and relationships with the agricultural community provided ...more

Winkler Canvas has MBFI Covered

POSTED: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 6:24 PM

  Manitoba Firm’s Generous Donation To Be Announced at Extended Grazing Workshop Brandon, Mb (Dec 7, 2016) — Pretty much everyone will tell you that extended grazing means extended attention and care for livestock. And that’s why an exciting announcement with Winkler Canvas is a perfect addition to a jam-packed day at Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiative (MBFI)’s Extended Grazing Workshop at the Brookdale MBFI site on December 8, 2016. “All familiar with Canada’s Prairies know that dealing with the wide range of weather conditions can be a challenge of wor ...more
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