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Sign up for Educators’ Tour of Nicaragua in August

The deadline is fast approaching for applications for Canadian Foodgrains Bank Educators Tour to Nicaragua this August. This is a unique opportunity for all types of educators to learn firsthand about global hunger, and gain knowledge that they can share … Continue reading

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Canadians’ outcry prompts Earls to reverse decision on U.S. beef

It began a week ago with a short announcement on Twitter: “This is really big. Earls is the first chain in North America to source all its beef from Certified Humane farms.” Indeed, effective April 27, all 66 Earls across … Continue reading

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Come celebrate our 10th anniversary Mane Event …. Alberta style!

April 21 – 24, 2016 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the Mane Event, Equine Education and Trade Fair at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta. With an outstanding line-up of clinicians; great trade show vendors; the new Pro-Am Competition … Continue reading

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Retired Farming Couple Celebrates Easter, Helps Fight Hunger Through Barley Centerpieces

When Henry and Hilda Schulz of Sanford, Manitoba were still farming, one of the crops they grew was barley. When friends at their church learned this, they asked them for barley seed to make Easter centerpieces—a way to bring a … Continue reading

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The 2016 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

  The 2016 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair MARCH 28 – APRIL 2 212 Acres of indoor space at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, MB makes theRoyal Manitoba Winter Fair the perfect place to spend Spring Break. World class equestrian and … Continue reading

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It’s International Women’s Day March 8th

For far too many people around the world, getting enough food to eat is a struggle. And in many countries, women and girls face additional challenges in getting enough food simply because of their gender. But programs that educate families … Continue reading

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Western Canadian Dairy Seminar 2016

The 34th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar (WCDS) is being hosted in Red Deer, Alberta from March 8 – 11, 2016. The theme for the seminar is “Issues. Analysis. Solutions”. You can  register online at http://www.wcds.ca The program kicks off on … Continue reading

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