News Archive: Manitoba Beef Producers

Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

“Where do your Research Dollars Go?” Manitoba Beef Producers

The Manitoba Beef Producers Environment and Research Committees worked with scientists from the University of Manitoba to initiate studies on solid manure as a nutrient source. In other words, we wanted to know how to maximize the value of manure as a source of nutrients for crop production while at the same time preserving soil and water quality. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Political Parties Respond to Beef Producers’ Concerns

Provision of Public Goods, Water Management, Strong Science Based Regulations, the Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Council, Animal Health, Business Risk Management, Environmental Initiatives, Herd Protection and Crown Land Management are the top priorities and key election issues for beef producers for this October 4th Provincial Election. [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Manitoba Beef Producers Release Election “Wish List”

“The Beef industry matters to every part of Manitoba, including the economy of our towns and cities” stated Major Jay Fox, President of MBP. “Beef producers should also matter to every candidate and Party running in this provincial election.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Manitoba Beef Producers Call for Elimination of $2 per head Check-Off to Manitoba Cattle Enhancement Council

“MCEC has collected millions of dollars from Manitoba’s beef producers,” noted Major Jay Fox, MBP President. “To date those funds have not expanded Manitoba’s slaughter facilities and have not benefited Manitoba’s beef producers. We are disappointed that this effort to expand beef processing in Manitoba has not been successful and it is unfortunate that federal funds are moving outside of the beef industry. However, it is time to stop throwing good money after bad and end this tax on farmers.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Manitoba Beef Producers Welcomes Swift Announcement of Aid for Flooded Beef Producers

“They have listened to us and addressed the very obvious need in the livestock sector in this province in the timeframe that was needed”, said Major Jay Fox, President of Manitoba Beef Producers. Foxc also acknowledged the great working relationship between the provincial and federal ministers and MBP. “We have worked very cooperatively together in the development of this program and they have come forward quickly. It’s a comprehensive package that addresses all parts of the industry – cow/calf, feed shortage and the feedlot sector.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Manitoba Beef Producers Announces New General Manager

“Mr. Cam Dahl has garnered vast experience and exposure during his career. His extensive agricultural and professional background makes him a great fit to lead our team”, said Major Jay Fox, President of MBP. “The MBP Board is confident that he will meet the challenge of his new position with great success and trust that he will build on the success of MBP and its predecessors.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Budget 2011 – Manitoba Beef Producers ask “Where are the much needed programs for livestock agriculture?”

“It’s very disappointing that no specific Business Risk Management program was announced for the cattle industry”, said Fox. “With cattle prices on the upswing, the time is now to implement insurance programs that will provide a base of stability for our producers and will result in a positive economic spin-off for our industry.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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Manitoba Beef Producers Announce 2011 Bursary Awards

Manitoba’s Cattle Producers Expectant of Provincial Announcement for Aid

“The province has acknowledged, at our meetings to date, that they recognize the extreme situation many producers find themselves in due to the excess moisture crisis again this year,” said Sheila Mowat, General Manager of MCPA. “We have met on several occasions to review the much needed programs we have put forth, and discuss not only the financial aid and support desperately needed for many producers to subsist through another year of flooding, but also the program implementation needed to create a measure of stability moving forward.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

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