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NFU Region 5 (Manitoba) Annual Convention

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March 8 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm CST

$25 – $35

Registration fee: $35 for non-members and $25 for members. Youth under 26 can attend for free. Lunch buffet soup and sandwich is included with registration.

Schedule

Registration  – 9:30 am
Call to Order – 10:00 am
Lunch (included) – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Session – 1:30 pm
Meeting Adjournment  – 5:30 pm
Socializing at a local restaurant TBA  -6:00 pm

Program

Speakers:

Martin Entz, U of M Professor and Organic Researcher speaking on Regenerative Agricultural Practices;

Matthew Wiens, Manitoba Agriculture – in charge of Best Management Programming delivery to MB Farmers and Made in Manitoba’s Climate Action Plan;

Katie Ward, NFU President: NFU Updates and Discussion (via Skype);

Stewart Wells, NFU VP of Operations: Discussion NFU policies on Regenerative Agriculture & Seeds.

50th Anniversary of NFU in Manitoba Discussions: Members Forum and NFU 50th Anniversary Convention in Winnipeg Updates. Open to more ideas on our celebration.

Elections: Two National Board members for Region 5; a Women’s Advisory Committee member; a Youth Advisory Committee member; an International Program Committee representative.

Nomination for the NFU Grassroots Member Award: Member Recognition of significant contribution to building the NFU.

Resolutions: Please bring written resolution(s) on farming issues that matter to you. They will be debated and voted on; if they are passed, they will be forwarded to National Convention.

For more information  call Ian Robson at (204) 858-2479 or Dean Harder (204) 797-6388; or e-mail: mb@nfu.ca

Please RSVP to mb@nfu.ca.

Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$25 – $35

Venue

Riverbank Discovery Centre
#1-545 Conservation Drive
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 7L8 Canada
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Organizer

National Farmers Union
Website:
http://www.nfu.ca