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Call Number: Mss 177 (A.02-23)

Title: Carman District Farm Business Association fonds.

Dates: 1959-1994.

Extent: 0.25 m of textual records.

Administrative history: The Carman District Farm Business Association (CDFBA) is a non-profit farm organization. The CDFBA was formed in 1957 to improve business management. Jack Hudson of the University of Manitoba Agricultural Economics Department was hired to help members improve their management skills. The University of Manitoba collected data on farm economics for over ten years. In 1972 CDFBA joined Western Manitoba Farm Business Association and South West Farm Business Association to form the Manitoba Farm Business Association. CDFBA was a member of the Canadian Grains Council and Manitoba Farm Bureau, and was instrumental in planning agriculture policies.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Dick Werner in 2002.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of CDFBA records, minutes of meetings, correspondence, and financial statements.

Source of supplied title: Title based on contents of the fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are expected.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room and an on-line finding aid is available at the link below:

MSS 177 (A.02-23).