Sheep Associations News
The Canadian Sheep Federation was honoured to host a select group of senior industry executives.
The first Global Sheep Conference took place July 18th through 20th in Saskatoon.
The goal of this inaugural event was to share common experiences, challenges and opportunities the sheep industry faces, look for areas for future global collaboration and bring the Canadian sheep industry into the spotlight. The meeting far exceeded those expectations!
2019 Ontario Sheep Farmers Photo Contest
Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Ontario Sheep photo contest. Contest is open to everyone. You do not have to be a member of Ontario Sheep Farmers to be eligilbe to enter. Deadline for entries is Sept 13, 2019.
If you've got an eye for capturing great moments in a photo this contest is for you.
They are looking for photos of your flocks, activities around your sheep farm and you, the Ontario sheep farmer.
- Flock Shots - a min of 20 sheep
- Around the sheep farm - farm landscapes, barns, pastures, sheering
- Sheep Farmers - farmers at work, family
- All about wool - working with wool
Click on poster for more details or email Ontario Sheep Farmers: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allan Ribbink elected Canadian Sheep Federation Chairman of the Board
December 1, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta
The Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) is pleased to announce the election of Allan Ribbink as Chairman of the Board at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Allan Ribbink, along with his wife Marlene and their son Cody operate a sheep and cash crop farm in Tiverton, Ontario. Their daughter Cailey works off the farm. The Ribbink’s have been involved in Canada’s sheep industry since 1979. “I look forward to working with the CSF Board and staff implementing the organization’s new strategic plan, focused on unifying the industry and helping improve results for the entire value chain” said Mr. Ribbink following the adjournment of the CSF’s 2018 Annual General Meeting.
The CSF Executive Committee has a number of newly elected
members this year including Morgan Moore (MB) as Vice-Chair, Liezel
Kennedy (SK) as Secretary and Sheri Schweb (BC) as Treasurer. The
rest of the CSF Board of Directors consists of Jocelyn McGraw (NB),
Joseph Leck (NS), Harry Elsinga (PEI), Wilson Reid (NL), Brian
Greaves (CCWG) and Ted Skinner (CSBA).
The 2018 AGM took place in Calgary, following two days of Sheep Value Chain Round Table meetings. The Board also spent some time this year modernizing the organization’s strategic plan.
The Canadian Sheep Federation is a national, non-profit organization with a mission to represent the interests of the Canadian sheep industry, providing leadership aimed at furthering the sustainability, growth and prosperity of the sector.
For more information contact the Canadian Sheep Federation at 1-888-684-7739 or email@example.com.
Canadian Sheep Federation
PO Box 10
Williamsburg, ON K0C 2H0