Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
Holiday Hours: The ALP office will be closed from 2 pm on Dec 23rd to January 5th. Please view www.ablamb.ca for information or call your zone director. Happy Holidays!
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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-948-1522.
Western Canadian Grazing Conference – Going Beyond Sustainability: Dec 9-11, 2014, Edmonton
Northlands bursary available
Applications are now being accepted for the Northlands and Sheep Producers of North Central Alberta Educational Foundation Bursary.
Canada invests in a national livestock traceability database
The federal government is investing $7.5 million into Canadian Agri-Traceability Services (TraceCanada).
Opportunities to join MNP Management Club & seminars
Lakeland College 2014-15 online courses – November 2014 to March 2015
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’