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MBFI Winter Workshop Extended Grazing & On-Farm Technology Use

  • MBFI Learning Centre Forrest, MB, R0K 0W0 Canada (map)

Date: December 5, 2018

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Brookdale Farm Learning Centre, Corner of Highway 353 and #10 North of Brandon (1/2 mile East)

Registration cost: $30/person or $50/ two person (same farm) with Lunch


9:30 a.m. Farmyard Security & Livestock Monitoring, Allen Leigh Security & Communications

10:00 a.m. Extended Winter Grazing, Shawn Cabak, Manitoba Agriculture

10:45 a.m. Winter Watering System Options, Ray Bittner, Manitoba Agriculture

11:30 a.m. Field demonstration of winter watering systems & extended grazing

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Technology & Farm Management Software at MBFI, Leah Rodvang, MBFI

1:30 p.m. Extended Grazing: Does it make economic sense?, Greg Fedak, Manitoba Agriculture

2:00 p.m. Producer Panel – Extended winter grazing, farm technology, and social media, Ryan Boyd, Brian Harper, Hans Myhre, Matt Van Steelandt

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Please RSVP to MBFI at 204-761-3300 or

Note Field Demonstration *Please dress for the weather*