2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award

Written by CCWG Wednesday, September 8, 2021

2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award

The CCWG Board of Directors and Management Team are pleased to announce that Nancy Mallinson, Valley Livestock Supplies in Abbotsford, BC is the recipient of the 2021 CCWG National Sheep Industry Award.

This award recognizes excellence for achievements, contributions and service to the sheep and wool industry in Canada. Nominated by the British Columbia Sheep Federation, they indicated that Nancy Mallinson meets or exceeds the criteria identified to qualify for consideration of this award.
She has been an active member or director of all sheep associations in British Columbia for many years, has played a vital role in 4-H activities in many roles, is an agent for CCWG with her business Valley Livestock Supplies, and is a tireless mentor and advocate for sheep producers, new and experienced.
Since 1976, when the Mallinson family first started producing sheep, Nancy has been an...

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International Plowing Match comes to North Grenville

Written by IPM 2022 Thursday, August 12, 2021

The 2022 International Plowing Match & Rural Expo is scheduled to be held in Kemptville from September 20th to 24th, 2022.

 

The event will be centred around the former Kemptville Agricultural College Campus and the former Kemptville Agricultural College Farm.
If you are interested in help with the following committees, please contact them.
Check them out on Facebook for more info or visit:

www.plowingmatch.org

 


Holstein Agro Expo & Rodeo

Written by Holstein Agro Expo Wednesday, August 11, 2021

 

Thanks to our surrounding community for the outpouring support in sponsorship to make the

2021 Holstein Agro Expo & Rodeo happen!

Please be sure to get your tickets on-line early, have fun, shop local! Our community needs us more now than ever!

Friday Events - Shearing School, Shearing Competition, Rawhide Rodeo Show, Cara Smith Band

Saturday Events -  Breakfast, Dog Trials, Cowboy-up Unplugged band, Rawhide Rodeo Show

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT WILL GO BACK TO OUR LOCAL LOUISE MARSHALL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION!
PLEASE BE COVID CAUTIOUS FOR THIS EVENT! 

For more info please visit:

Posted in Shows and Sales

Virtual Atlantic Purebred Sheep Sale 2021

Written by PSBANS Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Purebred Sheep Breeders’ Association of Nova Scotia

is having a virtual Atlantic Purebred Sheep Sale on September 18, 2021.

Rules and regulations of the sale and the entry form.

Entries are due August 15th.

Any questions feel free to send me an email.

Cheers,
Janessa, PSBANS secretary 
Janessa.Henry@Dal.Ca

Posted in Shows and Sales

103rd Annual General Meeting

Written by CCWG Wednesday, July 21, 2021

2021
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING / AVIS DE L'ASSEMBLÉE GÉNÉRALE ANNUELLE

CCWG logo 103 years

103rd Annual General Meeting of the  / la 103e l'assemblée générale annuelle de
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Limited 

Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the CCWG Board of Directors have again had to make the difficult but responsible decision to cancel the physical AGM that had previously been planned to take place on October 16, 2021 in Prince George, BC.

After consultation it has been decided that in order to mitigate any potential risk to CCWG Directors, Staff, Shareholders, Customers and their respective families, the AGM will now be presented in a...

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Shoot a 30 second video of a day on your farm

Written by CSF Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Call for submissions!

Shoot a 30 second video of a day on your farm and submit it to CSF @cansheep.

Download the poster

Your view of the future of the Canadian sheep industry
 - responsible agriculture
 - women in agriculture
Why is sheep farming a good fit for you?
 - easy entry
 - low overhead costs
 - lifestyle
Women, here's your opportunity to share your sheep farming stories.
 - inspirations, support, perceptions, barriers, recognitions

Don't forget to tell us about what kind of sheep farm you have!
www.cansheep.ca 

Last day to submit...