Alberta Lamb Producers

Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.

Latest News

October 2014

It'sThat Time of Year Again!

ALP is gearing up for our Fall Round-up Zone Meetings. ALP is your organization and the fall meetings are your opportunity to 'Connect - Communicate - Participate - Represent'. Learn about ALP activities and listen to guest speaker presentations on topics such as predation, parasite control, nutrition and animal handling.

See details for the meeting in your zone

October 2014

Canadian Sheep Federation AGM – Airdrie, Alberta – November 18 -19th, 2014

OPEN INVITATION to all producers - Mark the date & reserve your spot – Listen to expert speakers and join ALP in welcoming the Canadian Sheep Federation members and associates to Alberta. Participation is free. An RSVP is required to hold your spot for lunch and/or supper.

For more information or to register contact ALP (info@ablamb.ca; 403-948-8533).

October 2014

Canada invests in a national livestock traceability database

The federal government is investing $7.5 million into Canadian Agri-Traceability Services (TraceCanada).

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October 2014

Upcoming Explore Local events

October 2014

Opportunities to join MNP Management Club & seminars

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September 2014

Lakeland College 2014-15 online courses – November 2014 to March 2015

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September 2014

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is holding a ‘Getting into Farming Information Session for the Aspiring Farmer’

on October 30, 2014, at the Airdrie Agriculture Centre.

See details

September 2014

Sheep and Goat Grazing Symposium

West Central Forage Association, a grassroots, producer-driven, research and extension organization out of Evansburg is putting on a two day Sheep and Goat Grazing Symposium on October 15 and 16, 2014, in Thorsby, Alberta. 

See details
View the list of speakers

September 2014

The new ALP module - 'Marketing Your Lambs" - is now available!

An informed and discerning marketing strategy will help you build a successful business.  This module guides you through the advantages and challenges associated with marketing options specific to the lamb industry in Alberta.

View or download  ‘Marketing Your Lambs

September 2014

Northlands bursary available

Applications are now being accepted for the Northlands and Sheep Producers of North Central Alberta Educational Foundation Bursary

See bursary details

August 2014

Canadian Sheep Federation - From the Flock

The July issue of From the Flock is available at www.cansheep.ca under What's New.  Alberta is the feature province in this issue along with reports on the All Canada Sheep Classic, the Campaign for Wool and updates on CSF activities on Scrapie and CSIP.

August 2014

Canadian Sheep Federation’s Annual General Meeting

November 18th and 19th in Airdrie, Alberta

The CSF is pleased to be partnering with Alberta Lamb Producers and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development in offering a producer session featuring international speakers. All are welcome to attend AGM activities on Wednesday, November 19th. 

Look for more details in the September issue of From the Flock or contact Canadian Sheep Federation.

August 2014

Meet the Board in Leduc - September 6, 2014

‘Maximize Your Marketing’ – All Alberta producers are invited to learn more about how to maximize returns by delivering what your buyer and consumers want through presentations and discussions with Warren Moore (lamb buyer), Roger Albers (lamb feedlot operator and buyer), Dwayne Beaton (CEO SunGold Specialty Meats), and Tony Legault (direct marketer).

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More News

 

What's New at ALP

  • NEW! Election in Zone 4! Complete the Nomination Form and return to the ALP office by November 1, to nominate your candidate for the November 8th meeting.
  • NEW! ALP is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director based in Airdrie. View Position Description
  • Canadian Sheep Code of Practice available
  • ALP Board 2013-14
  • Advertise in N’ewesletter and on this website!
    • Free classifieds for AB producers
    • Affordable display rates
    • Targeted marketing

    Check out the details on the Advertising page of this website. 


Notices

To order CSIP tags call Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers 1-800-567-3693

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From January 1st, 2010, you will need to provide your PID when ordering tags from CCWG. Make sure you have your PID ready for ordering tags and completing manifests.
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