Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
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Summer Farm Employment
Thinking of hiring summer help? Now is the time to apply for the Summer Farm Employment Program.
Educational opportunity: Getting into Farmers' Markets workshop
Getting Into Farmers’ Markets workshop. Two locations:
- Grande Prairie on April 9, 2014
- Leduc on April 16, 2014
Visit explorelocal.ca local for more information.
ALP's Meet the Board
You are invited to Grazing Lambs and Parasite Plans. Saturday April 5th, 1 to 4 pm; Hampton Inn, 128 Leva Avenue, Red Deer.
Growing Forward-2 Program Re-opened March 3
Alberta Breeder Finance Inc - Program Information for Sheep Producers
Food Safety Systems: Producer grants available April 1, 2014
Free lamb death investigation study
Producers have a great opportunity in Alberta to participate in the second year of the Small Ruminant Abortion, Stillbirth and Perinatal Mortality Project, provided by Alberta Agriculture. If you are lambing and have had unexplained neonatal deaths, consider participating in this study.
For full details and contact information see the full news release.
ALP January N'ewesletter now available
In this issue of the N'ewesletter:
- Meet the 2013-14 ALP Board
- Top Twenty Flock Nutrition Tips
New Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Sheep Released
Shearwell CSIP tag price increase
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers had managed to hold the Shearwell CSIP SET tag retail price at $1.65 since 2011, however the strong British pound has forced a tag price increase.
New Shearwell ASET Tags and Tag Applicators
Based on producer feedback, some small improvements have been made to the new batch of Shearwell CSIP tags. The same applicator will be used with a new insert to the jaw. The new black insert and instructions will be supplied free of charge when the new ASET tags are purchased.