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Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 9:00AM to 5:00 PM The Manitoba Agricultural Museum proudly celebrates Manitoba Day! Come on out and help celebrate Manitoba’s 142nd birthday!  There will be several fun activities available, including a horseshoe tournament, relay races, tug … Continue reading

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Work Weekend

Calling all volunteers!!  If you can make it out to the museum, we need your help around the grounds!!  A task list will be posted closer to the work weekend.

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2015 Raffle and 50/50

Unclaimed 50/50 numbers: Friday afternoon 50/50 – green and white ticket #0375165 Friday evening 50/50 – red and white ticket #0704308 Saturday evening 50/50 – red and white ticket #8710590 The winner of our 2015 Colt raffle was Bill Jenken.

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The Binder Wars

The 1880s were known for the “Binder Wars” where farm machinery manufacturers slugged it out for supremacy in grain binder sales. Inventors had been working on developing the self-tying harvester or grain binder for some time. The reaper, while cutting … Continue reading

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The Horse Industry in Brandon

Brandon in the 1880’s established itself as the draft horse center on the Prairies and became the headquarters for many leading Canadian horse dealers such as Colquhoun and Beattie, Trotter and Trotter, Alexander Galbraith, J.B. Hogate, J.A. McMillan, Ben Finlayson, … Continue reading

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Massey Harris Model 20 Combine

The Model 20 was introduced in 1938 making 2013 the 75th anniversary of this design, the first commercially successful self propelled combine. In 1911 Massey Harris (MH) recruited an Australian engineer, Tom Carroll, a specialist in harvest machinery. Mr. Carroll … Continue reading

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Teardown photos

The Century Project commitee got together after Christmas to do the tear down.  Click here for some photos from the day.  

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2015 Christmas Party – December 5, 2015

The Museum members Christmas party will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 3:00 PM at the Museum.  This year’s Christmas party will feature a pot luck dinner in the Museum shop, as well as a weiner roast over a bonfire! … Continue reading

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MARMFEST

The 19th Annual MARMFEST will be held on August 15 and 16, 2013. For more information, please visit the Manitoba Amateur Radio Museum’s MARMFEST page.

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Threshermen’s Reunion and Stampede

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