MFGA Media Advisory

MFGA launches Hay Relief Page on MFGA.NET
Winnipeg, MB (August 12, 2019) - Manitoba Forage & Grassland Association (MFGA) has launched a new Hay Relief page on mfga.net/hayrelief to help Manitoba forage and livestock producers find information and sources to help cope with and plan for challenging times on the livestock feed front. 
With the launch of the web page, MFGA will be supporting Manitoba producers while showcasing a repository of the outreach from concerned Manitoba agricultural and conservation organizations providing news, tips and suggestions for producers to act and plan now to help alleviate the challenges of feed shortages and lower than normal hay supplies expected this fall as brought on by dry weather conditions in 2018 and 2019. 
Last week, Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) and Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) issued a joint release on the need for collaboration and cooperation among beef and grain producers to work together to help bridge feed shortages. The MBP-KAP release, along with several other similarly-focused releases on feed suggestions, the opening of Crown and conservation grazing lands and producer networks suggested for producers that have been issued over the spring and summer months by MFGA, Manitoba Agriculture and conservation groups are on the MFGA site. 
More information will be provided on the website on a priority basis as gathered and the site will be updated regularly with related information. MFGA will take a proactive role in gathering critical information and posting regular reports on prices, supplies and situations. MFGA will also support the website information via integration on the MFGA social media channels: twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. All suggestions and feedback are welcome as this MFGA web page advances for the well-being and support of Manitoba producers. 

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For More Information:
Duncan Morrison, MFGA Executive Director, 204.770.3548, duncan@mfga.net

MFGA  interacts with tens of thousands of Manitobans through our communications,  collaborative projects, and outreach that promote the importance and well-being of Manitoba`s forages  and grasslands. On a national scale, MFGA proudly partners with like-minded groups across Canada.