Industry Leadership


This is your gateway for information, training opportunities and resources on organization development, leadership and board governance for organizations involved in agriculture and resource industries.


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What's New

For Information on Canada Summer Jobs 2022 check out the link here.

New - Job Profiles

Did you know that there are over 39,000 jobs in the Manitoba agriculture and agri-food industry?  Check out these job profiles for more information.

LeadershipTalk Webinar Series

Manitoba Agriculture Industry Leadership staff provide free webinars on building the organizational capacity within the agriculture sector which results in high performing organizations. Recorded webinars can be found here.

Learn and Lead Seminars

New Resources

Alexander Cherban Agriculture Industry Development Program

The Alexander Cherban Agriculture Industry Development Program - (ACAIDP) supports projects that strengthen leadership within the agriculture sector focussing on innovation and activities that encourage public trust and agriculture industry advancement.

ACAIDP will provide up to $50,000 per year for projects from Manitoba non-profit organizations, governments or academic institutions for innovative province-wide initiatives that

  • increase public awareness about the importance of agriculture to the economy
  • build public trust for agriculture and agri-processing
  • support agriculture skills development and promotion of agriculture and food-related career opportunities

Manitoba 4-H Council Inc.,  manages and administers the ACAIDP program on behalf of the province.  Application forms are available on the M4HC website . The next intake deadline is February 28, 2022.

RESOURCES for Your ORGANIZATION During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the important work of agriculture organizations.  To continue to support the organizational efforts of Manitoba's agriculture organizations, Industry Leadership staff have compiled the following list of resources to guide operational decisions during this difficult time.  For more information, please contact .

Leading an Organization Through the COVID-19 Crisis  BoardSource

The Board's Role in Addressing the COVID-19 Situation  BoardSource

How Non-Profit Board Members Can Respond to COVID-19  BoardSource

Non-Profit Boards and COVID-19 - Volunteer Canada

What it Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting 

Harvard Business Review

12 Tips for Making Your Virtual Meetings More Professional


Annual General Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic Volunteer Canada

So You Want to Have a Virtual Annual General Meeting?

WEBINAR Planning and Facilitating Virtual Meetings and AGMs   Volunteer Manitoba

WEBINAR  HR Pandemic Essentials Volunteer Manitoba

15 Questions About Remote Work Answered 

Harvard Business Review


NEW Ag Action Manitoba for Industry Organizations can be found here.

NEW Ag Action Manitoba for Researchers and Industry Service Providers can be found here.

Manitoba's agricultural industry organizations will benefit from the new federal-provincial funding framework.

Manitoba Beekeeper's Association Prepares for the Future With Financial Support From Ag Action Manitoba

View financial assistance programs...