Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
You're Invited to the SunGold Specialty Meats Ltd. Business and Industry Update and Opportunity Session July 21, 2014
Agenda: Updates, What's new, Opportunities for business growth, Questions & answers, What's Next?Please RSVP by July 18, 2014. See Details.
ALP in the Summer
Be sure to visit the Agtivity in the City and Alberta sheep industry displays at the Calgary Stampede Sheep Showcase in the Agrium Western Events Centre, July 8 to 13, 2014. Watch two Alberta Lamb cooking demonstrations by Chef Jean-Pierre Galli at the Calgary Co-op Kitchen Theatre on July 10 (1:30 pm) and July 11 (12:30 pm), and enter a draw for a free BBQ!
Also look for the ALP display at Colonial Days in Lloydminister (July 11) & at the Vermilion Fair (July 24-26). We will be at the 4-H Summer Synergy in Olds next week, supporting 4-H clubs and offering a fun activity for members.
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
Fibre Week at Olds College June 23-27, 2014
All Canada Sheep Classic
The Classic will be held at the Ancaster Fairgrounds (Ancaster, ON) from July 10th to 12th, 2014.
AARD Launches Call of the Land Mobile Application
Call of the Land is now available as an app for Android and iPhone users.
Complete the predation survey by June 30th to ensure resources are allocated for coyote control.
See details and complete the survey…
Growing Forward 2 Livestock Welfare Program now open to Sheep Producers
Prince’s Charities Canada Campaign for Wool
The Campaign for Wool is a global endeavour initiated by its patron, The Prince of Wales, in order to raise awareness amongst consumers about the unique, natural and sustainable benefits offered by wool. The Campaign for Wool currently runs in 12 different countries including France, Australia, Japan and the United States.
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.
Proposed changes to import requirements
The Canadian small ruminant industry has until May 30, 2014 to provide comments on CFIA’s proposed import policy changes.
ALP Producer Days
To give you more opportunities to provide your input on the direction of ALP activities, ALP directors and staff will be out and about at various events in the coming months.
ALP April N'ewesletter now available
In this issue of the N'ewesletter:
- ALP out and about, in your area
- Risk Management - insurance report
- Resources for your operatiohn
See full issue