Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
January issue of N'ewesletter now available
In this issue:
- CSIP Tagging Reminders
- Predation Module Now Available
- Parasite Survey Results
Meet the Board
ALP’s 'Meet the Board', January 17th, 1 to 4 pm Agriculture Centre, 97 East Lake Ramp NE, Airdrie, AB. Guest speaker Dr.Ileana Wenger will present 'What you need to know about Lambing'.
Registration is free. Contact the ALP office to reserve your spot.
6th Annual Sheep Shearing Course – February 20 & 21, 2015
New ALP Predation Management module is now available
The intent of this manual is to provide practical predation management options, along with pertinent background information on the primary predator species sheep producers in Alberta encounter.
New Executive Director for ALP
Welcome to Christa Winsnes, the new Alberta Lamb Producers Executive Director.
Do you have a favourite lamb recipe you would like to share?
Help us to gather some great recipes to share with Alberta Lamb lovers. Please share a few words about why you really enjoy this dish or comments your family/guests have made about it.
By sending in the recipe you are giving us permission to distribute it through any media and use your name and comments.
New ALP Officers Elected
ALP recently hosted the Canadian Sheep Federation AGM, in collaboration with Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development in Airdrie. Look for more details in your January newsletter. Alberta Lamb Producers held a short board meeting during that event to elect officers for 2014/15.
Are you interested in a hands-on workshop on wool grading?
With enough interest, we will talk to the Wool Growers and/or Fibre Week at Olds College to see what can be arranged. Please reply to email@example.com or call 403-948-1522.
Canada invests in a national livestock traceability database
The federal government is investing $7.5 million into Canadian Agri-Traceability Services (TraceCanada).
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’