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.
Canada invests in a national livestock traceability database
The federal government is investing $7.5 million into Canadian Agri-Traceability Services (TraceCanada).
Upcoming Explore Local events
Opportunities to join MNP Management Club & seminars
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).