Alberta Lamb Producers
Alberta Lamb Producers is a dynamic partner in building a sustainable, thriving industry for sheep producers.
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 (email@example.com; 403-948-8533).
Stock Dog and Stockmanship Clinic – Youngstown, AB: November 22 & 23, 2014
Come experience the stock dogs’ natural ability while strengthening your stockmanship skills and understanding of livestock behaviour.
Canadian Agricultural HR Council needs assistance
Canadian Agricultural HR Council is in need of assistance with CAHRC's National Agricultural Occupational Framework & Labour Market Support (NAOF) project. The project has been designed to clarify a variety of much needed information about the core jobs in agriculture and leverage that information to build tools to assist the sector to address its labour requirements and ensure the health and sustainability of Canada's agricultural industry. Sheep is one of the commodities being focused on in the project.
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.
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’
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.