Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
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.
Lakeland College 2014-15 online courses – November 2014 to March 2015
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.
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
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’
Northlands bursary available
Applications are now being accepted for the Northlands and Sheep Producers of North Central Alberta Educational Foundation Bursary.
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.
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.
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).
Prairie All Breeds Ram Sale
Showcasing many breeds of rams in one location.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 @ 1:00 Johnstone Auction Mart Ltd., Moose Jaw, SK.
Entries close August 1, 2014.
Grazing opportunity south-east of Lacombe
Say "YES" to stay connected with Alberta Lamb Producers
The new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation came into effect on July 1, 2014, requiring ALP have a record of consent for all individuals included in the N'ewesline and Marketline email lists. If you have stopped receiving these communications or would like to sign-up for the first time, follow the links and complete the forms.
Deadline for the Predation Survey extended until July 15
Send in your survey. Help make predation control a priority.
June N’ewesletter is now available
In this issue:
- CSIP program reminders
- GF2 producer grants
- Predation survey
AARD Launches Call of the Land Mobile Application
Call of the Land is now available as an app for Android and iPhone users.
Growing Forward 2 Livestock Welfare Program now open to Sheep Producers
Message from Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers re Shearwell CSIP tags
Unfortunately we have to advise that another price increase will be necessary effective immediately for the Shearwell CSIP ASET tags, due entirely to the currency exchange rate.