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Manitoba beef and forage producers to benefit from McDonald’s Canada sustainable beef industry focus

POSTED: Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 9:38 AM

BRANDON ‐ Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives Inc. (MBFI) has kick‐started their official first year of operations by announcing an exciting $25,000 program partnership agreement with McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada to provide outreach and tours for Manitoba beef producers.

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Manitoba Beef and Forage Inc. research projects have started

POSTED: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | 11:00 AM

It now has an official title — Manitoba Beef and Forage Inc. (MBFI) — and some of its first projects are underway. MBFI has four major partners — Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP), Ducks Unlimited, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) and Manitoba Forage and Grasslands Association (MFGA). They’ve joined to find answers on the latest technology and production methods for the province’s beef producers. MBP general manager Melinda German provided an update on research projects to the Manitoba Feedlot School at the Brandon Research Station last week. &ldq ...more

Sustainable beef demonstration and research farm well underway

POSTED: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 | 10:59 AM

Manitoba beef producers will soon have a new resource in the province dedicated to exploring beef and grassland management. “We want to keep the work done in this initiative ahead of the curve, break new ground and try new practices on behalf of farmers,” said Glenn Friesen, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) project manager. “We want to try new ideas so that our farmers will know what does and doesn’t work here before they spend the money to try it out on their own farms.” The project was announced earlier this year at the Manitoba Beef Pr ...more

Governments invest in sustainable beef production research

POSTED: Friday, February 13, 2015 | 10:46 AM

Manitoba beef producers will soon have a new resource in the province dedicated to exploring beef and grassland management. “We want to keep the work done in this initiative ahead of the curve, break new ground and try new practices on behalf of farmers,” said Glenn Friesen, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) project manager. “We want to try new ideas so that our farmers will know what does and doesn’t work here before they spend the money to try it out on their own farms.” The project was announced earlier this year at the Manitoba Beef Pr ...more
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