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January 2023 Newsletter
Published January 19, 2023

Highlights of Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors Meeting The Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors met in Denver, Colorado on January 15 and 16...

Angus Life 2023 Check out the 2023 edition of Angus Life...

Introducing the Canadian Angus Calving Book App the new Canadian Angus calving book app is now available as a free download...

Update on lab turnaround time The turnaround time for samples to be processed by Neogen Canada is currently 26 days...

Internship Job Opportunity The Canadian Angus Association and Canadian Angus Foundation are collaborating on a summer internship...

Next Genetic Evaluation Deadline & Extra Evaluation Reminder Updated EPDs from this month's extra genetic evaluation will be available on Friday, January 20...

Weaning Weight Submission Reminder If you are missing any information from your Spring 2022 herd inventory or weaning weight information, please submit it ASAP...

Congratulations Angus GS Contest Winner Belvin Angus Congratulations to Belvin Angus, Innisfail Alberta, winners of the Angus GS 2022 Contest sponsored by Neogen Canada...

Tags for Calving and Bull Sales? Looking for Canadian Angus management tags? Check out our tag page...

BCRC Offers Calf 911 Checklists BCRC has developed some new, practical options for producers to access vital information....

CJA News We are looking forward to seeing Juniors from across Canada at GOAL in Toronto in February...

Canadian Angus Foundation When you donate 15% of an animal from your 2022-2023 sale, the Canadian Angus Foundation will further our mission...



Are you interested in helping us build a plan for our future? The SAA is developing a new strategic plan and we invite interested members to attend a facilitated session in Regina on Thursday, February 16. Email [email protected] for details.

Address change alert!
Please note that SAA no longer has an office in Regina. Continue to contact Belinda Wagner, General Manager via email at [email protected] or phone or text 306-537-1518. Our mailing address is now c/o the CAA office, 292140 Wagon Wheel Blvd., Rocky View County, AB  T4A 0E2.

Please watch the website and our social media channels for upcoming spring and summer events.

A gathering will be held at the Northview Golf and Country Club, 6857-168 Street, Surrey BC, on January 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in memory of Jack Brown. All are invited to come and share stories and memories of Jack.

Canadian Cattle Young Leaders Accepting Applications for the 2023-2024 Program Year Canadian Cattle Young Leaders Program applications have officially launched and are open until...

BIF 2023 Symposium Registration is now open for the 2023 Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Research Symposium and Convention in Calgary July 3-6...

Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food...

December 2022 Newsletter
Published December 15, 2022

Messages from Your Canadian Angus Association Watch your inbox and mailbox for important messages....

Congratulations to our 2022 Gold Show Winners Congratulations to our 2022 Gold Show champions...

Next Genetic Evaluation Deadline & Extra Evaluation Reminder The deadline for our next genetic evaluation is December 26. Extra genetic evaluations have been added...

Weaning Weight Submission Reminder Please ensure your 2022 calf weaning weights have been submitted...

Registering Canadian-Born Animals in Foreign Angus Associations Did you sell an animal to a customer in another country who will register the animal in their Angus Association...

Neogen Canada Holiday Closures Reminder Plan ahead for your end-of-year DNA and genomic testing needs...

Angus GS Contest Ends December 31 Request your Angus GS tests by the end of December to be automatically entered...

University of Guelph ag students learn about economic selection indexes and more on Alberta Bound Beef Trip The Alberta Bound Beef trip took 45 University of Guelph undergraduate agriculture students to Alberta for six days of beef industry learning...

50th Annual Canadian Red Round-Up is Big Success, says Tom Brink, Red Angus Association of America "October 15 was a momentous day for the Canadian Red Round-Up Show & Sale," says Tom Brink...

Tags for Calving and Bull Sales? Get ready for calving season by ordering your Canadian Angus tags...

Calving Tips from Dr. Windeyer, University of Calgary, Veterinary Medicine Calving season is coming up, and we have some tips from the UCVM resident calving expert...

CJA News Record-breaking Scholarship Heifer fundraiser, GOAL 2023 deadlines and Legacy Scholarship application deadline...

Canadian Angus Foundation Support the Future 15 initiative...



BC Angus Association members, friends and associates are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Association Secretary and Fieldman Jack Brown of Langley, BC in late November.

 

Keystone Klassic Sale Results are available online. Congratulations to all consignors on an excellent set of cattle and thank you to all the bidders and buyers for the support of this sale year after year. Thank you to our sponsors of the sale lunch: Madsen Angus, JAS Red Angus, Camo Cattle Co., Shur-Gro Farm Services, FCC and Genex. Also thank you to Bohrson Marketing and crew for doing a great job with the sale!

2023 Royal Winter Fair OAA Future Stars Show
After an amazing inaugural 2022 Future Stars Show, we are looking forward to the 2023 show at the Royal.

ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 23, 2022.

If you have any questions, contact OAA Secretary/Treasurer Julie Townsend at 
519-787-2397.

Nomination Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScvPNBa9Lyln8gjB1mpD4C8EdrAYiamTcVQmRiUWxdNAPi3SQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

The Ontario Angus Association would like to congratulate Morgan McIntyre for being the recipient of the 2021 A. Carmeron McTaggert  scholarship award.

Left to right: OAA President Don McNalty, Morgan McIntyre & Gary Harron

Interested in APPLYING  for the 2022 A. Cameron McTaggert scholarship? This award is open to student who:

  • is a Canadian citizen and a resident of Ontario
  • is graduating from secondary school
  • is a member of the Ontario Junior Angus Association
  • has been accepted by a University or other school of higher education

All applications must be received by December 31, 2022. Please email completed application to [email protected]

Link for application
https://drive.google.com/file/d/13tqrc8QRfe9d_C_hvVAkoX5EsiRGjZaC/view?usp=sharing


Apply for FCC Sustainability Incentive Program by December 31, 2022 Apply for FCC Sustainability Incentive Program by December 31, 2022

Farm Transition Appreciation Day Save the Date: Farm Transition Appreciation Day on January 10, 2023

November 2022 Newsletter
Published November 17, 2022
ACE Deadline December 1, 2022

Angus Cow Enrollment (ACE) Deadline is December 1 Click here if you are considering joining the Angus Cow Enrollment Program (ACE) for 2023...

Extra Genetic Evaluations To assist our members, we have added an extra genetic evaluation for the months of December 2022...

Passing of George Earley, CAA Past President George Earley, CAA President in 1978, passed away on November 16...

Upcoming Neogen Office Closures Plan ahead for your end-of-year DNA and genomic testing needs...

Request for Information (RFI) Reminders We sent out Request For Information (RFI) reminders...

Look over it now! If you’ve already submitted your weaning weights, review your weaning weight report and your weaning averages summary...

Get your 2022 Canadian Angus Association branded Christmas ornament Ugly Christmas sweater, $9.50 plus taxes and $5 for shipping...

Order your Angus tags Have you ordered your Angus tags?

CJA News 2022 CJA Scholarship Heifer; upcoming CJA workshop; GOAL 2023 deadlines...

Canadian Angus Foundation Get your history book in time for Christmas; Support the Future 15 initiative...



Upcoming Saskatchewan Angus Events

Saskatchewan Angus Association sponsored sale:
CWA All Star Sale Friday, December 2

Canadian Western Agribition November 28-December 3
www.agribition.com

 

Saskatchewan Angus Association Annual General Meeting

Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 PM via Zoom

Please email [email protected] for details.

The Fall 2022 Manitoba Angus Outlook is out now. If you don’t receive it in the mail, check it out online.

 

Upcoming Award Nomination Deadlines


CRSB Framework Public Consultation The CRSB Sustainable Beef Standards Review Public Consultation is open until December 2...

FCC Young Farmer Summit FCC is hosting free seminars for producers under 40...

2022-2023 BCRC Webinar Series This year’s Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series will cover a range of topics all focused on practical, science-based information for Canadian beef producers...

October 2022 Newsletter
Published October 20, 2022

Fall board meeting highlights The entire Board met in early October for the first time since January 2020...

Submit weaning weights Include cow weights and body condition score, to be taken within 45 days (before or after) calf weaning weight...

Extra Genetic Evaluations To assist our members, we have added an extra genetic evaluation for the months of December 2022...

2022 Canadian Angus Association branded Christmas ornament Ugly Christmas sweater, $9.50 plus taxes and $5 for shipping...

Is ACE right for you? Not sure if ACE is right for you? Our member service team can provide your total annual activity costs to help you decide...

Be proactive and order Angus tags now If you need custom tags for the fall or next year’s calving season, consider ordering them now...

Member Service Tips Naming reminders, looking up parentage status, enter RFIDs on AngusNOW...

CJA News 2022 CJA Scholarship Heifer, 2022 heifer voucher recipients, GOAL 2023, upcoming CJA workshop...

Canadian Angus Foundation 2022 heifer recipients announced...

The Mexican Angus Association invites Canadian Angus members to attend la Gran Exhibicion Nacional de Angus 2022 La Gran Exhibicion Nacional de Angus 2022, October 20-30 in Chihuahua Mexico...



The Twerdun Scholarship will be available to all participants who qualify to enter in the All-Breeds Showmanship. The winner of all age groups of the All-Breeds Showmanship will compete for the overall winner. The overall winner will receive the Twerdun Scholarship valued at $2,000. For more information, visit https://provincialexhibition.com/manitoba-ag-ex-2022-a-2000-00-investment-in-youth

This year The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is celebrating its 100th Anniversary of being Canada’s premier showcase for excellence in livestock, crops and food. The National Angus Show will be on Sunday, November 6. See www.royalfair.org for show schedules, tickets and more information.

Upcoming Saskatchewan Angus Events

Saskatchewan Angus Association sponsored sales:
Masterpiece Sale Friday, October 21
CWA All Star Sale Friday, December 2

Gold and Junior Show in Lloydminster at Stockade Roundup November 1-4
www.lloydex.com/stockade-roundup 

Canadian Western Agribition November 28-December 3
www.agribition.com

View the Masterpiece catalogue


Join Farm Management Canada in Canmore, Alberta next month for AgEx 2022 The Farm Management Canada annual AgEx conference takes place in Canmore, AB November 22-24.

CRSB Framework Public Consultation The CRSB Sustainable Beef Standards Review Public Consultation is now live...

2022-2023 BCRC Webinar Series This year’s Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series will cover a range of topics all focused on practical, science-based information for Canadian beef producers...