Harvesting highlights

By Sharlette Paddock



It's here! The pie sale to raise funds for Riverdale Harvest food bank is tomorrow, April 18. Don't miss out on getting the pie you want! Our sale starts at 10 a.m. at Rivers Home Hardware; contributions of a pie or two will be gladly accepted this evening (7-9 p.m.) at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church or on Saturday morning (9-10 a.m.) at the hardware store.


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Airey awarded for agricultural ambitions

By Sheila Runions

 Banner Staff

Harry Airey is the third generation Airey to live at 27-12-22, seven miles west of Rivers. The senior citizen has been in farming all his life, and his 60 years of effort have been rewarded with a prestigious announcement. On Thursday afternoon, April 9, Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame Inc. released its inductee list for 2015; Harry is one of eight individuals judged to have made a significant and lasting contribution to agriculture in Manitoba during their lifetime.

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Weed Notes - Apr. 17

By Sid Lewis


I would like to clarify something I have been asked many times in the last week or so — no, I am not staying on as supervisor for Midwest Weed District.

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Step into starting seeds

By Patricia Hanbidge

       Saskatoon School of Horticulture Principal


There is something in the air that reminds us that winter will truly soon be over. Gardeners everywhere are looking for excuses to spend a little bit of time outside in the sunshine and we are counting down the days until we can really be in the garden.


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Ag Days donate to ag causes

By  Kristen Phillips

  Media Co-ordinator 

Manitoba Ag Days is very proud to announce they donated $9,155 to agriculture-related charities following the 2015 show. At the 2015 show we ran a 50/50 draw over the three days; the total purse reached $18,310!

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