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MYMP Does Nutrition – March 13, 2019

Join us as Brittney Schurmann from Ritchie Smith Feeds and Steve Saccomano from RBC discuss what affects butter fat levels and the benefits of investing in heifers from the perspective of a feed nutritionist and a banker. The event is at the Quality Hotel in Abbotsford. Doors open at 7:00 PM for a social with […]

Winter Gala and AGM – November 29, 2017

The Winter Gala and AGM was a sold out event with 160 young producers and dairy suppliers attending the festive event at the Quality Hotel in Abbotsford. Steve Saccomano from Ritchie Smith Feeds was the emcee and kept the evening moving and everyone entertained. MYMP directors gave reports on the year’s past events. The highlight […]

Harvest Party – November 4, 2017

After a five year absence the Harvest Party was once again held at the Chilliwack Corn Maze. While it was great to be back at the Corn Maze; everyone wished that it wasn’t the coldest November 2nd in 25 years. Heaters kept the barn area warmish and a big bon fire outside under the almost full […]

Evening with the Milk Board – October 25, 2017

Mainland Young Milk Producers’ Evening with the Milk was a great success with close to 60 young dairy farmers attending to hear about the Milk Board and to ask some tough questions milk prices and QTAR. The event was held on October 25 at the Quality Hotel in Abbotsford. This year there was a different […]

MYMP Does Nutrition – September 7, 2017

On September 7, 2017 MYMP directors and other young dairy farmers gathered for a social evening and an opportunity to learn about the nutritional side of dairy farming. The event was held at the Quality Hotel in Abbotsford and started with a make your own ice-cream sundae bar sponsored by TNT Hay and Cattle Sales. […]

MYMP Spring Social – June 21, 2017

About 60 young dairy producers met at Vale-Side Farms (host Aaron Neels and family) for the annual MYMP Spring Social on June 21, 2017. It was a perfect summer evening to unwind after a busy day on the farm with other young farmers. MYMP directors served up barbequed sausages and assorted summer snacks. Agri-Foods were […]

Winter Gala – Wednesday, December 7

Coast Chilliwack Hotel (45920 First Ave, Chilliwack) Doors open at 6:30; dinner at 7:30 Be ready for great food, lots of fun, and amazing door prizes. This year we’re combining the Winter Gala with a short AGM and elections. Contact one of the MYMP directors if you would like to run for the MYMP board […]

Evening with the Milk Board

That’s a wrap on our Evening with the Milk Board. Thanks to all of you that attended and make the evening a great success. The new Chair of the BC Milk Marketing Board, Ben Janzen provided an overview of the Milk Board and answered some tough questions on milk prices and the ingredient strategy. It […]

MYMP Does Finance

That’s a wrap on MYMP Does Finance – what a success! Steve Saccomano, the BMO Agricultural Specialist spoke about the financial side of dairy farming, focusing a lot on what to focus on financially for success, both in cash flow and approaching financing. We really appreciate Steve’s enthusiasm towards educating us for a better dairy industry […]