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Predation Management Field Days – June 2022

Sponsored by Manitoba Beef Producers Livestock Predation Prevention Pilot Project

All livestock producers and trappers are...Read More

Disaster Financial Assistance Virtual Information Webinars

Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) will be offering virtual information webinars on the 2022 Spring...Read More

Manitoba Government Announces Disaster Financial Assistance Program for Spring Flooding

ALL PRODUCERS WHO INCURRED LOSSES: Livestock losses are DFA eligible if insurance could not be...Read More

2022 Scholarships

Manitoba Beef Producers is pleased to make available six $1,000 scholarships annually for MBP members...Read More

RECONNECT TODAY – INVEST IN TOMORROW: 2022 Canadian Beef Industry Conference

Third time is a charm!

After two years of COVID-related challenges, the 2022 Canadian Beef Industry...Read More

Applications for Consideration for The Environmental Stewardship Award Due to MBP by December 9

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) is accepting applications until Friday, December 9, 2022 for consideration for...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers Held Successful 43rd AGM

Manitoba Beef Producers’ (MBP) virtual 43rd Annual General Meeting on February 10 featured knowledge transfer...Read More

Drought Relief Program Expanded For Manitoba Livestock Producers Under AgriRecovery Framework

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are continuing to support livestock producers by expanding the...Read More

AgriRecovery Resources

The following Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development factsheets and infographics will help you better understand...Read More

Manitoba Agriculture and Food Knowledge Exchange website

University of Manitoba scientists are sharing research findings using the new Manitoba Agriculture and Food...Read More

Governments Announce New Herd Management Program Under AgriRecovery Framework

The Canada and Manitoba governments continue to support producers impacted by...Read More

District Meetings – recording now available

The district meetings are a welcome opportunity for producers to chat and hear what...Read More

AgriRecovery Drought Assistance Program webinar

Producers – do you have questions about AgriRecovery programs for the livestock sector?

MBP along with...Read More

Manitoba Announces Programs For Livestock Producers Under AgriRecovery Framework

The Manitoba and federal governments continue to support producers and have launched two programs under...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers on Release of AgriRecovery Programs Funding Details, Application Process

More information can be found here. Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) thanks the Government of...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers Thanks Government of Canada for Increasing AgriRecovery Funding

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) thanks the Government of Canada for increasing the total amount of...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers Recognizes Government of Manitoba for AgriRecovery Announcement

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) thanks the provincial government for its $62 million contribution toward programs...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers 2021 Drought-Related Industry Survey

In support of Manitoba Beef Producers’ drought-related advocacy efforts with the federal and provincial governments,...Read More

MBP update on advocacy work with governments in relation to the 2021 drought

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) continues its drought-related advocacy efforts with the federal and provincial governments,...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers Update re: the Drought Situation, Recent Announcements and Next Steps

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) wishes to provide an update to its members on the drought...Read More

MASC Alternate Crop Use Information

Note: The following information has been provided by Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation.

 The current dry conditions...Read More

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and Provincial Cattle Associations support FPT Ministers’ meeting on drought and wildfire conditions and call for prompt action on relief measures

Beef producers in parts of Ontario, the prairie provinces and British Columbia are facing severe...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers engaging with government, commodity groups about the drought situation

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) continues to work with the provincial government and Manitoba Agricultural Services...Read More

Governments Provide Livestock Producers with Funding Options to Address Dry Conditions on Pasture

The governments of Canada and Manitoba...Read More

Wildfire information for producers

Due to the dry conditions, parts of Manitoba have been affected by wildfires. The following...Read More

MBP Has Raised Drought Concerns with the Provincial Government, Outlined Strategies to Assist Producers

Note: The following information appeared in the May 7, 2021 edition of Manitoba Beef Producers’...Read More

Drought-related resources

Manitoba Beef Producers has compiled the following information which may be useful to producers facing...Read More

The 2021 Census of Agriculture

Please note that census collection is still ongoing, and that it’s not too late to...Read More

QXNation Cooks with Manitoba Beef Producers

Great food deserves to be shared so Manitoba Beef Producers recently teamed up with Winnipeg...Read More

Guardians of the Grasslands – public launch recording now available

Guardians of the Grasslands is a short documentary that explores the vital role cattle play...Read More

MBP Scholarship – deadline extended

Manitoba Beef Producers is pleased to make available six $500 scholarships annually for MBP members...Read More

The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA)

Since 1996, The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA) has been awarded annually at the provincial and...Read More

Deadline to apply for forage insurance is March 31

Producers: The following is some important information from the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation website regarding...Read More

MBP Welcomes Removal of Reference Margin Limit Within AgriStability


March 26, 2021

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) welcomes news that the federal, provincial and territorial (FPT)...Read More

Canadian Agriculture Day – February 23

This February, celebrate Canadian agriculture and food, and let everyone know how you feel about...Read More

Manitoba Beef Producers Virtual 42nd AGM a Success

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) held its successful 42nd Annual General Meeting on February 11, this...Read More

MBP statement on proposed changes to AgriStability

Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) is restating its call for the Manitoba government to support the...Read More

It’s here! Announcing our newly redesigned website

Manitoba Beef Producers is excited to announce the launch of our new website! After several...Read More

Livestock Predation Prevention Pilot Project Survey

Check your mailbox for the December issue of Cattle Country – we’ve tucked in an...Read More

Manitoba’s Favourite Food Series Wins National Recognition

Every year the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association celebrates the cream of the crop in agricultural ad...Read More

Fostering connections between burrowing owls and cattle/grasslands

The burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) is a unique, charismatic, little ground owl that lives...Read More

COVID-19 Updates

Our dedicated page contains information on COVID-19, including links to various programs announced, to news...Read More

Canadian Beef Industry setting Ambitious Long Term Goals

The Canadian Beef industry is demonstrating its commitment to ensuring the health and viability of...Read More


Unpredictable Weather Patterns Prompting Call for Extra hay, Straw and Feed to be Made Available for Purchase by Livestock Producers

Challenging production conditions across Manitoba have provincial farm groups representing beef, grain and forage producers...Read More


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MBP in the Media

Manitoba Beef Producers is proud to be the voice of the provincial beef industry. Part of that important work is keeping an open line of dialogue with the media to ensure that the voice of our members is heard on breaking news and issues. Below are a collection of recent articles focusing on MBP or in which MBP was asked to comment and represent the interests of our members and the provincial beef industry.

Cattle Country


Cattle Country, a free publication of Manitoba Beef Producers, is the only newspaper in Manitoba written by beef producers, for beef producers.

Cattle Country brings you the latest industry news, interesting features, producer profiles, and updates on the activities of MBP. Cattle Country is the paper for anyone involved in beef production, industry stakeholders, and partners, as well as rural communities.

Cattle Country is published eight times per year (new for 2022: February, March, May, June, August, September, November, December) and welcomes submissions.

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