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Each year we try to bring in the most relevant, up to date, informational speakers that we can to Manitoba Ag Days.  This year is no exception: the program has been finalized for the 2018 show and you are in for a really impressive line up of  speakers.  Be sure to check the show guide for approved CEU presentations ; we have been approved for 24.5 CEU Credits this year as follows: Nutrient Management: 3.5 Soil & Water Management: 3 Integrated Pest Management: 2.5 Crop Management: 11.5 Professional Development: 2 Manure Management: 0 Sustainability: 0

Dr. Allan Preston, Chair

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Allan describes himself as a "semi-retired gentleman farmer". After a long career as a practicing veterinarian, Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer, and Assistant Deputy Minister with Manitoba Agriculture, Allan returned to the family farm near Hamiota to focus primarily on his grandchildren! He remains engaged in many activities including Chair of the Assiniboine River Basin Initiative, Co-Chair of the MFGA Aquanty Project, Vice-Chair of the Westman Opportunities Leadership Group, Bovine Tuberculosis Coordinator for Manitoba, and Member of the Beef Science Cluster Science Advisory Body. Allan is active in community groups including Chair of the Hamiota Community Foundation.

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