- Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2015
By Deb Inglis
Rapid City 4-H Beef Club attended the annual Neepawa 4-H Fat Stock Show and Sale on Canada Day. Opening ceremonies were at 9 a.m. with all clubs in the show ring to sing O Canada and recite the 4-H pledge. Judges were Gerry and Andrea Bertholet, announcer was Ron Kristjansson, clerk was Barb Kristjansson, show marshal was Alana Madsen, photographer was Amanada Woychyshyn, auctioneer was Ward Cutler, blockman was Terry Woychyshyn and ring persons were Brad Ginter, Greg Woychyshyn, Keith Cleaver and Brad Delgaty
- Published on Monday, July 6, 2015
By Lynn Gilmore, Ellen McPherson and Darran Bond
Farm Business Management Team (MAFRD)
The Farm Machinery and Equipment Act is not well known among farmers, but has many valuable benefits to them. The act, which is administered and enforced by the Manitoba Farm Industry Board (MFIB), protects farmers when they buy or lease farm machinery or farm equipment in Manitoba, by governing purchase, delivery and repair. It is important to remember that this act only applies to the purchase of new machinery and equipment.
- Published on Monday, June 22, 2015
By Chris Forrest
4-H Canada unveiled a bold new look with an updated clover logo that will help drive the iconic youth development organization into its next century of shaping lives and building leaders. The new clover, which sports a maple leaf at its centre, is the organization’s first logo update in more than 50 years. The launch took place at 4-H Canada’s annual general meeting in Fredericton, N.B. in mid-June.
- Published on Friday, June 12, 2015
By Kate-Leigh and Kassidy Heapy
Rivers 4-H Beef Club hosted its annual rally day on Sunday, June 7. The day started with every member weighing their steers. The steers were then tied in the barns to get them prepared for achievement day. Members then met with one of three clinicians; they rotated groups until each member had visited all three stations. Clinicians were Trevor Peters (grooming), Amy Peters (nutrition) and Wenda and Naomi Best (showmanship).