Schedule of Events

Friday, March 16

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – South aisle

Ag trivia 

Test your ag trivia knowledge for a chance to win prizes with emcee Jeff Molnar from QX104.

Farmery and Red Ember will be on hand to talk about their operations and provide samples to guests

Saturday, March 17

Manitoba Food Fight
Presented by University of Manitoba
Noon until 2:00 pm  – South atrium

Watch as students from the U of M Faculty of Agriculture present their new food products to a panel of judges.

Presenter Series
2:00 pm until 6:00 pm  – South atrium

Join the audience for a series of energizing 15-minute presentations on topics covering the latest ag technology, new product development, research, and listen to farmers themselves as they share their on-farm stories and experiences.

Presentations by:

2:00 pm – Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine 
Turning to the dark-side: Consuming darker-coloured beans benefits vascular health  – Jaime Clark

2:20 pm – Manitoba Egg Farmers
New Housing for Hens – Kurt Siemens

2:40 pm – Keystone Agricultural Producers
Meet a Farmer – Curtis McRae

3:00 pm – Manitoba Pork Council
Raising Pigs in 2018 – Tech on the Farm – Pam Wiebe

3:20 pm – Richardson Centre for Functional Food and Nutraceuticals
Adding Value to Manitoba’s Agriculture & Food Industry – Michael Janzen

3:40 pm – CSA Farms
I’m Your Farmer – Bruce Berry

4:00 pm – Manitoba Canola Growers 
Our Food Has a Story – Curtis McRae

4:20 pm – Vegetable Growers Association of Manitoba
Vegetables of Manitoba

4:40 pm – Prairie Fruit Growers 
Fruit for your liking

5:00 pm – Manitoba Beef Producers
Manitoba Beef & Forage Initiatives – Glenn Friesen

5:20 pm – Ducks Unlimited Canada
Environmental Sustainability in Agriculture – Karli Reimer

5:40 pm – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Clinical trials exploring the impact of Canadian agricultural crops on human health – Heather Blewett

Community Engagement
Noon pm until 6:00 pm  – Tower atrium

Want to make butter? Generate electricity with potato power? Or, try Beef’s virtual reality glasses? Bring the kids and check out the interactive stations in the Tower atrium

Visit our Community Engagement in the Tower atrium area to meet our exhibitors and talk about healthy and nutritious food, food safety, the environment, and innovation in agriculture.

Exhibitors:
Manitoba Beef Producers
Manitoba Egg Farmers
Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers

Dairy Farmers of Manitoba
Manitoba Turkey Producers
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Kroeker Farms – Vegetable Growers Association of Manitoba
Manitoba Pork Council
Keystone Agricultural Producers
Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutracueticals
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Prairie Fruit Growers
Manitoba Canola Growers Association
Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine
Direct Farm Manitoba

 

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