March 27, 2014
MBP ON FUTURE OF COMMUNITY PASTURES
MBP News Release
Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) welcomes a pilot program that will see the management of many of the province’s community pastures turned over to the Association of Manitoba Community Pastures (AMCP).
“Having access to the pastures has been integral to the success of many Manitoba beef producers’ operations since the inception of the Community Pasture Program,” said Heinz Reimer, MBP president. “We are pleased that funding is being made available under Growing Forward 2 for this three-year pilot program, thereby ensuring producers’ continued access to the pastures that will be managed by the AMCP.”
CATTLEMEN’S YOUNG LEADERS 2014 RECIPIENTS
The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders program has announced its 2014 national mentorship recipients. Read more here. The 2014 CYL mentorship recipients from Manitoba include: Kristine Blair (Woodside), Andrew Kopeechuk (Brandon), Brett McRae (Brandon) and Neil Overby (Ste. Rose du Lac). Congratulations to all of the recipients!
LAKE MANITOBA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Manitoba's Auditor General released the office's Annual Report to the Legislature on March 19, 2014. Read full report
There is a specific section of the report that examined Parts C and D of the 2011 Lake Manitoba Financial Assistance Program. The information is available here.