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Ag Days celebrating the young farmer

16.01.2018 12:20
By: Matthew Higgs

Contest and events for younger farmers


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Last year's Ag Days celebrated the past, but this year the event is celebrating the future.

Manitoba Ag Days will be celebrating the 41st annual show with the theme of “The Year of the Young Farmer.”

Organizers are encouraging all young farmers to stop by the events selfie station, take a picture and post it on social media with the hashtag #agdaysyf

Anyone who does will receive a Manitoba Ag Days retro hat and will have the opportunity to be enter into the draw for an ALL-INCLUSIVE CUBAN FARM TOUR courtesy of Reit-Syd Equipment in Dauphin and John Deere Canada.

Tuesday there are various events taking place with young farmers in mind.

There will be a young farmer luncheon with the Hon. Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture attending and both the University of Manitoba and Assiniboine Community College Agriculture students will be visiting the show.

New for this year, the three young farmer organizations in Manitoba will be hosting a young farmer lounge.