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Official Publication of the Saskatchewan Angus Association

Fall 2016

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2016 Purebred Breeder of the Year Hollinger Land & Cattle, Neudorf, SK Chad Hollinger grew up on a 4th generation family farm just west of Neudorf, Saskatchewan where he currently operates Hollinger Land & Cattle with his dad, Trevor. Chad knew at an early age that their farm was where he wanted to be. As a member of the local 4-H club in Neudorf for many years, Chad grew to love exhibiting and showing cattle. Throughout the years, he worked for numerous operations at various shows, working with many breeds of cattle. After graduating from high school, Chad spent two years in Vermillion, AB at Lakeland College, earning a diploma in Livestock Production. While attending college, Chad had the opportunity to work for Justamere Farms at Lloydminster, SK. He eventually became their herdsman and continued to work with Justamere for the next three years. They attended many shows across Canada and the United States including Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, Farmfair International in Edmonton, Lloydminster’s Stockade Roundup, Brandon’s Manitoba Ag-Ex, Calgary Stampede, the National Western Stock

Show in Denver, Colorado as well as the Western National Angus Futurity in Reno, Nevada. In 2010, Chad had the exciting opportunity to purchase his own land base, and Mike Howe, SAA Past-President and moved home to Belinda Wagner, SAA General Manager presenting the award to farm. Since then, Chad, Josh & Trevor Hollinger the mixed farming operation has grown from a 60 cow across Saskatchewan and Manitoba. As commercial herd and 1500 acre grain the purebred herd grew, they recognized farm to 100 purebred Angus females, the need to begin marketing their bulls 110 commercial females, and 3700 through a sale. Hollinger’s attended acres of grain land. Regina Bull Sale for one year, and then hosted their first annual sale along with Hollinger’s gradually began marketing Kuntz Red Angus at Balgonie. bulls off farm and select females Continued on page 8 through numerous consignment sales


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Saskatchewan Angus Association - 2016 Board of Directors President Michael Wheeler

Saskatoon, SK 306-382-9324 wheelers_stock_farm@hotmail.com

1st Vice-President Sheldon Kyle Redvers, SK 306-452-7545 sheldon@kenrayranch.com

2nd Vice-President Trent Liebreich Radville, SK 306-869-7207 tjlmerit@sasktel.net

Executive Director

Directors

Kodie Doetzel Junior Director Lipton, SK 306-336-2245 kdnuhorizon@gmail.com

Glen Gabel Regina, SK 306-536-1927 glengabel@sasktel.net

David Johnson Canadian Director Peebles, SK 306-224-4341 daj@sasktel.net

Geoff Anderson Bethune, SK 306-731-7921 geoffanderson1@hotmail.com

Robin Hogberg Langenburg, SK 306-743-2840 rthogberg@sasktel.net Chad Hollinger Neudorf, SK 396-331-0302 hollingerlandcattle@hotmail.com

Gord Roger Balgonie, SK 306-771-2305 valleylodge@sasktel.net

David Johnson Peebles, SK 306-224-4341 daj@sasktel.net

Past President

Kristine Sauter Wawota, SK 306-739-2240 bridgewayfarms@rfnow.com

Mike Howe Moose Jaw, SK 306-691-5011 dlmhowe@xplornet.net

Tracey Willms Canadian Director Dundurn, SK 306-492-2161 traceywillms@gmail.com Dale Easton Canadian Director Wawota, SK 306-739-2805 eastondale.angus@sasktel.net

Honourary President Peggy Grant Edam, SK

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Breeder of the Year...

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The success of this sale led them to make the decision to host their own

on farm bull and female sale. The Hollinger family is very pleased to be heading into their 5th annual sale in 2017. Hollinger’s bull sale is held at the farm each year, the second last Monday of March. Chad markets bulls as well as a select group of purebred replacement females in this sale. As an added feature, they offer their past and present customers the opportunity to consign pens of three commercial replacement heifers. This fall, Chad also consigned a select group of females to the Angus Harvest Classic Sale that was held in Moose Jaw, SK in October. Chad’s involvement in the purebred cattle business has led him to be involved with many groups and organizations over the years. Chad is pleased to currently sit on the board as a director for the Saskatchewan Angus Association. He was also fortunate to be a member of the Parkland Pride Angus

tour group, which facilitated tours of six Angus operations over two days, including a stop at Hollinger Land and Cattle. The tour hosted around 160 guests who toured through the cow herds and attended a banquet which included guest speakers and informative discussion pertaining to Angus cattle and the cattle industry here in Canada. Over the past number of years Chad has had the privilege to judge shows throughout the Western provinces including Dauphin Manitoba’s Summer Fair, the Yorkton Spring Steer and Heifer Show and the Regina Spring Steer and Heifer Show, as well as numerous other local shows throughout Saskatchewan. Most recently, Chad had the privilege to travel to beautiful Nova Scotia where he had the great opportunity to judge the Heritage Classic All Breeds Beef Show in Windsor, the longest running exhibition in North America.

and humbling to have their hard work rewarded with these great achievements. At Hollinger Land and Cattle, they believe in raising quality, honest Angus cattle that display a great degree of calving ease, functionality and soundness, as well as performance and style. Their focus is to raise cattle that will work hard for the commercial cattlemen as well as fit in to any seed stock operation.

Showing cattle is an important aspect of Hollinger’s purebred operation. They annually attend Canadian Western Agribition and Brandon AgEx, as well as numerous other shows. 2014 was possibly the most rewarding year of showing that they have had. Hollinger Land and Cattle was named Premier Breeder as well as Premier Exhibitor at the National Angus Show at Canadian Western Agribition. Chad notes that it was extremely gratifying

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President’s Report ... Mother nature has thrown everyone a curve ball as it feels like winter has arrived when we should be just starting our fall. Everyone has a lot on their plate to prepare for winter but I encourage you to take some time and familiarise yourself with the many things going on within our breed. One of the new initiatives we started this year is hosting Breeder Information Sessions around the province. We feel that there is great value for our membership in these events and will continue to look at hosting more of these sessions in the future. The board also feels that there is value in having these sessions hosted in different areas around the province. If you are interested in attending or hosting one of these events please contact the office. We are willing to examine any proposal from our membership if they would like to host a similar event in their area. There is a session planned for November 5th in Lloydminster during Stockade Roundup. There is another session planned for December 19 in Moose Jaw. There are more details included in this issue of the Edge and you can check the web-site or watch for emails about them in the future. Our summer tour was held August 8th & 9th in the Moose Jaw area. These tours are a perfect time to see some great Angus cattle and network and socialize with your fellow breeders. Thanks to our hosts for a great event. The weather actually cooperated pretty well over the two days, even though there was some mud to contend with. The board is currently accepting proposals for a tour in 2017. People often feel they do not have enough breeders in a close proximity to them to host these events. This is often not true as we can travel a fair distance between farms and still see a lot of cattle in one Page 10

day. If you have questions, or would like assistance, contact the office or any board member. Our mentorship program has proven to be a very valuable addition to the programs we offer. The five mentees have attended a variety of events over the past year and it has been very rewarding to watch these enthusiastic breeders learn and grow through the program. We have a new group of mentees who are just starting the program this fall. We were very happy to see increased interest in the program and a greater number of applications. The new mentees are Lacey Demmans, Erika Easton, Krysten Hepburn, Josee Monvoisin and Shane Roger. They are being mentored by Neil & Gail Carruthers, Tara Mulhern Davidson, Wes Olynyk, Anne & Barry Wasko and Lee Wilson. The annual Gold & Junior Show has proven to be highly successful the past two years it has been hosted in Lloydminster as part of the annual Stockade Roundup, and we hope to build on that success again this year. The quality of the show in terms of facilities, participation, and quality of cattle exhibited has been exceptional. The junior events have drawn a large number of participants as well and will be held on Thursday, November 3rd. The Black Angus show is scheduled for 9:00 am Friday, November 4th with the Red Angus show following at 3:00 pm. There is also a strong offering of Angus cattle in the Fall Fusion Sale Friday evening. There will be a Breeder Information Session hosted on Saturday afternoon as well. Agribition is always a highlight of the fall show and sale season, and Angus always has a dominant presence. It is a great opportunity to see some of the best cattle in the world and to network with your fellow breeders. There are 330 black cattle and 140 red cattle entered and the Masterpiece and Power and Perfection Sales are highlights of the

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entire sale season. This year will also be the first glimpse of the new Trade Centre at Evraz Place. The Saskatchewan Angus Association also offers over $3,000 in prizes in the commercial cattle show. I would also encourage you to familiarize yourself with the current happenings of the Canadian Association. The CAA board is seeking feedback on their proposed new program called ACE, which stands for Angus Cow Enrolment. This program will change the fee structure for how we register our cattle. There will be more details coming forth from the CAA, including an episode of AC-TV about ACE, as well as info sent to each member. There are also more details in the CEO Report included in this issue of the Edge. Please take the time to examine how this program affects your own operation as well as the rest of the breed, and our Association. Please provide the board with constructive feedback about what you like and don’t like about the program. This is one of the most major changes the CAA has proposed in quite some time, and I feel it is a topic that will increase member engagement with their Association. It is not too early to mark your calendars for the Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference, January 24-26 in Regina, SK. Our Saskatchewan Angus AGM is part of the event and it is a great venue to interact with fellow breeders, board members and CAA representatives. Some of you may also be receiving the e-blasts and e-news that the Saskatchewan Angus Association has been sending out. If you are not, and would like to be added to this list, please email us at: office@saskatchewanangus.com. I hope that the weather cooperates so everyone can get back out in the field. The list of tasks to be completed is long, but if you can find the time there is a lot going on in our breed that deserves your attendance and attention. Best of luck this fall! Angus Edge - Fall 2016


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From The Director's Chair ... All too often we find ourselves scrambling to find enough time in our busy schedules to accomplish all of the tasks that we have set out to complete. Daily chores, weaning of calves, picking of those bales that are still in the field, attending the Angus feature sale at the local auction market, and the list goes on. Usually we end up focusing upon the most important and time sensitive commitment as our way of prioritizing these to-do lists. However, I want to suggest that just maybe you make it a priority to set some time aside in your busy schedule to commit to continued learning, selfdevelopment and networking. You will quickly find that the rewards of these efforts will pay off in spades. The board of directors of the Saskatchewan Angus Association have been developing and hosting Angus Breeder Information Sessions for our membership across the province. The goal of these sessions is to engage our members and have these sessions be as informative and thought provoking as possible.

By Sheldon Kyle

Recently we hosted a session at the Bear Claw Hotel & Casino just north of Carlyle, SK. It was well attended and involved a lot of open communication between our speakers and attendees. We covered off topics such as the newly launched Canadian Angus Identification & Performance Program (CAIPP), EPDs & Genomics along with the importance of becoming an active Advocate for Agriculture. The quality of the presentations and the discussions that they fostered were top notch. I believe every attendee left this session with a better understanding of the selection tools available to them through the CAPP, or a new idea that they could implement in their operation. Following the presentations there was time to socialize with fellow Angus breeders and enthusiasts. This time served as a great opportunity to discuss how specific genetics are performing, how well new corn varieties were growing, what dispersal and production sales are up-coming and whether or not the new buildings will be ready for Agribition this fall. The Saskatchewan Angus Association is fully committed to hosting Angus Breeder Sessions across the province and wants to see as many of our

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members and their customers in attendance as possible. Unfortunately these sessions do not happen on their own. We rely heavily upon volunteers and local champions like yourself to ensure the success of these events. You will be surprised at the response you will receive with a few quick phone calls and text messages as you invite people to attend one of these events. If you are at all interested in hosting a Saskatchewan Angus Breeder Information Session in your area, please contact one of our dedicated board members or the office and we will gladly support you with speaker ideas, advertising support and budget. There are currently two more sessions planned and our next event will be held during Stockade Roundup in Lloydminster on the afternoon of Saturday, November 5. Our hosts from the summer ‘Heart of the South Tour’ are also planning for an afternoon/ evening session in Moose Jaw on Monday, December 19. Check out more details in this issue of the Edge and watch the web-site and Facebook for up-dates.

Saskatchewan Angus will entertain proposals from the membership for hosting sessions in various areas of the province over the next year. If you are interested in more information contact the office at 306-757-6133 or email office@saskatchewanangus.com

Mark Your Calendar for our upcoming November 5th session in

Lloydminster (see page 31 for details) and for the Moose Jaw event planned for December 19 at Johnstone Auction Mart.

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Carcass 101 2016 Edition... The 2016 Carcass 101 Workshop was a unique learning experience. Whether at Agribition or the pasture, a favorite restaurant or the kitchen table, we are constantly judging our cattle... our beef. Carcass 101 brought together speakers with a wealth of experience from all segments of our industry. A cow calf producer, a feedlot operator, a butcher, a grader, a beef wholesaler, and a chef all addressed the workshop with their perspective of our segmented industry. Workshop attendees got to evaluate a group of steers by comparing live animals and their carcasses. In addition information was gathered on the steers from DNA and ultrasound scanning. A huge thanks for the efforts of the Barrhead 4-H Club. The addition of their four steers took the event to the next level. Not often do we have the opportunity to evaluate an animal from hoof to hook. Results were interesting as a very impressive live steer placed third when the carcasses were graded. In my opinion, a far more relevant lesson learned in the production of beef than placings at Achievement Day.

Barrhead 4-H Club steers. Brody Gardner’s presentation was a hands on evaluation of the 4-H steers. Brody identified the brisket, flank, and cod as areas to analyze when assessing the finish of a steer. Kajal Devani of the Canadian Angus Association spoke to the group regarding some of her work with genomics and the Page 14

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50K test. Far too often an EPD is referenced without the consideration of the accuracy of the EPD. A 50k test will increase the accuracy of the EPD of a young sire. Rod Wendorff, Windy Ridge Ultrasound, addressed the group and explained the significance of scanning as another tool for assessment. Brad McLeod (center) entertaining Carcass 101 Ultrasound scanning has with one of his passions- meat cutting been around for a long time to improve you must first identify and and some question the relevance of measure your animals. scanning. Carcass traits are 50-70% heritable compared to weaning weight Day 2 began with a presentation from which is 20-30% heritable. Depending James Bradbury of Canada Beef and the on your goals, scanning can be a very work that they do to promote Canadian effective tool. beef throughout the world. James advocates the importance of telling our Dave Saretsky spoke to the group story in the production of beef and the regarding the One Earth pasture power of social media. A prime example to plate program. One Earth has was the recent Earls Restaurant decision intergraded the new Canadian Angus to access Humane Certified beef from Association ‘CAIPP’ (Commercial outside of Canada. Push back from Angus Identification and Performance producers and consumers was strong Program). CAIPP will identify and and fast with the aid of social media. The measure the performance and result was Earls reversing its position carcass quality of their animals. and accessing beef from Canadian producers. The Canada Beef Center in Brad McLeod, resident butcher Calgary is a place I will be visiting in at Olds College, invited us into the future. his shop for a very interesting demonstration of the cuts of Chef and restauranteur, Jesse Chambers beef. The industry has identified and Jen Routhier addressed the workshop new tender cuts of the carcass with their perspective. They are pleased that once were just ground. With with the consistent quality of Canadian a little effort higher value cuts beef. Large carcass sizes could pose a like flatiron steak, denver cut challenge for their business. and ball sirloin can be accessed adding more value to the carcass. Mike Friesen, a food wholesaler, echoed the concerns of the industry dealing with larger cuts. Mike cautions producers The final speaker of Day 1 was Korova not to ignore customer preferences of Feeders owner Doug Price. Performance, antibiotic and steroid free beef. Mike conversion and carcass data is entered believes producers are raising a quality on every animal. Doug uses a tailor product, but we must continue to educate made program to sort and rank results and promote our product. of his 4000 cows, their progeny and feedlot animals. Doug believes in order Angus Edge - Fall 2016


as a dark cutter. Fred then took us back to the cooler where he explained how each of the 4-H steers were graded.

has given me a better understanding of the whole industry which I can use to improve my business and promote beef.ď‚Ž

I would like to thank the Canadian Angus Association for organizing this one of a kind event. 4-H steers on the hook Fred Taylor, head grader for the Canadian Beef Grading Agency, explained the grading system to the group. A 1400 lb animal yields the ideal carcass size. Fred notes that as long as packers continue paying based on weight, carcass sizes will continue to be larger. A number of factors contribute to the quality of a carcass. Fred cautions producers to be aware that stress is the number one reason for a poor quality carcass such

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I would also like to thank the Saskatchewan Angus Association for sponsoring me to attend Carcass 101. Over the past nine years I have attended over 400 Farmers Markets selling beef directly to the consumer. It is important my product be safe and good and my message be positive and informative. The information learned at Carcass101

The Olds College gardens were beautiful as well.

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The Heart of the South Angus Tour August 8 and 9 saw Angus breeders gather in Moose Jaw for “The Heart of the South Angus Tour.” Breeders from across Saskatchewan and some from Alberta gathered at the host hotel to board the buses Monday morning, however Mother Nature threw us a curve ball. Rain had caused the pastures at JPM Farms Ltd., Gravelbourg, to be inaccessible for the buses. So a quick change of plans saw us heading towards a couple of pastures at Ivanhoe Angus, Belle Plaine. Getting there had some of us thinking maybe we should have paid more attention to the safety drill and emergency exit plan, however; after a little slipping and sliding along, we arrived at our first stop. Ron & Marilyn were ready and waiting with the cattle gathered into a couple of large pens for viewing, the herd bulls from each group penned and on display, along with delicious home baking and drinks. Everyone was given lots of time to sort through the displayed cattle and then it was back to the buses for our next stop. Stop two was at Howe Family Farm, Moose Jaw, for a chili lunch, compliments of JPM Farms Ltd., refreshments and a quick preview of the pen cattle that were on display for the Pen Show and Calcutta to be held later that evening. With lunch finished, it was back on the buses to Cockburn Red Angus’ summer pastures. Located south west of Moose Jaw, in the rolling hills near Old Wives Lake, this location provides ample grass to raise and produce their purebred and large commercial herd. With the cattle gathered in the large handling facility, viewing was easy with a group of bred

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heifers and pairs sorted into large pens. Also on display were four herd bulls from the Cockburn program. After viewing, visiting and refreshments, it was back on the buses and a return trip to the Howe pasture to view a real nice group of pairs, held in their sorting pens.

and the operations who brought them for display. Once the females were finished it was the bulls turn for the show. As the show went along tour participants were keeping score on their favorites and at the end, put their picks on a ballot for each division and to determine the peoples choice awards. To add a little more fun to the event a Calcutta was also held with Scott Johnstone as auctioneer, and the winning bidders putting it all out there with their selections.

Back at Howe’s their pens were full with pairs, bred heifers, yearlings, two year olds and herd bulls brought from the following breeders from across Southern Saskatchewan: Kasala Cattle Co., Moose Jaw; Coulee Crossing Cattle Co., Moose Jaw; Triple H Red Angus, Cupar; 3H Angus, Whitewood; AW Angus, Gainsborough; Patterson Angus, Moose Jaw; Merit Cattle Company, Radville; JPM Farms Ltd., Gravelbourg; 4K Angus, Earl Grey; Wagner Angus, Moose Jaw; Howe Family Farm, Moose Jaw; Cockburn Red Angus, Briercrest; and Blake’s Red Angus, McCord. The tour group was given time to go through the pens to study the animals and then the pen show began, judged by Crystal & Dave Raymond of Mankota, the 2015 Commercial Producers of the Year for the Saskatchewan Angus Association. The females were divided into bred heifer and cow/calf pair classes and walked down the aisle for the tour participants and judges to view, while Glen Gabel gave commentary on the animals

Following the Calcutta it was over to the shop and new sale barn/calving facility for an excellent steak supper with all the fixings, that was throughly enjoyed by the approximately 150 people in attendance. After supper Glen Gabel thanked the organizers for the events and appreciation was given to the Howe’s for the use of their facilities. Following that Michael Wheeler, President of the Saskatchewan Angus Association said a few words followed by myself, Bob Toner, Director of Business Development for Saskatchewan/Manitoba with the Canadian Angus Association. Henry Stewart then gave an entertaining and informative talk on his experiences in the Mentorship Program and John Willmott and Bob Switzer, who are both being inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame, each gave a short talk. At this time winners of the peoples choice and calcutta were announced, along with the judges selections. Following that was a live auction of donated items which were quickly grabbed up by those

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in attendance. The visiting continued until it was time to load up on the buses and head back to town to prepare for day two. Day two started with a trip to Bell Angus, Pense, where the first stop was to a group gathered in a pasture and then to the yard for viewing of a second group. Just like the day before, the quality of the cattle and time made available for viewing was appreciated. From Bell Angus it was a short trip down the road to Hi Low Angus, home of Dan and Erin Howell. After viewing the three groups of cattle gathered there, it was into the yard for a roast beef dinner, desserts to no end and more refreshments and visiting. With our bellies full it was time to hit the road again for the third stop of the day. This stop found us parked in a pasture waiting for our connection to the Thomason Angus/Anderson Cattle pasture. After a short wait it was into a stock trailer for the final leg of our tour. With the assistance of a tractor, the trip down a very muddy trail ended at the corrals where a tent was set up and cattle were available for viewing. The extra effort put into getting us there was certainly worth it with the quality of cattle on display, the beautiful valley in the background and the excellent assortment of appetizers and refreshments made available. After more food and visiting it was back to the trailer and bus and everyone then headed back to Moose Jaw or their homes, more than satisfied with the activities. I’d like to thank everyone who was involved with organizing this event.

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The weather might have tested us, but all in all, it was a very successful event. Thanks to the people who took time to get their programs on display for tour stops, those who took cattle to Howe’s for display, the sponsors and everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to attend.

If you are interested in hosting a tour next year contact Belinda at the Saskatchewan Angus Association office at 306-757-6133 and get the ball rolling.

Thanks to Krysten Hepburn for the photos. Krysten is part of this year’s mentorship program and you will be hearing more about her soon.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 24TH

8:00 a.m. Registration and Trade Show 8:45 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks Greetings from Lyle Stewart, Minister of Agriculture 9:00 a.m. "Consumer Marketing - what they want; how you can provide it" - Trevor Carlson, Director of Sustainability with Federated Co-operative Ltd. 10:00 a.m. "Manage Your Forage; Tips for Producers" - Dr. Paul Jefferson 10:30 a.m. Break Saskatchewan Verified Beef Production AGM 11:00 a.m. "Promoting C-sequestratian with Grazing Management" - Dr. Alan Iwaasa, Agriculture & AgriFood Canada 11:30 a.m. "Best Barley Varieties for Silage" - Dr. John McKinnon, University of Saskatchewan 12:00 p.m. "Silage Variety Selection: hits and misses" - Speaker to be announced 12:30 p.m. Lunch Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association AGM Concurrent Sessions Session A: 1:30 p.m. "Nasal Vaccinations for Beef Cattle" - Dr. Phil Griebel, University of Saskatchewan 2:00 p.m. "Antimicrobial Use in Cow-Calf Herds" - Dr. Cheryl Waldner, Western College of Veterinary Medicine 2:30 p.m. "Effective Disease Management Strategies" - Speaker to be announced Session B: 1:30 p.m. "Lipid Supplementation Implications on Calf Growth and Reproductive Efficiency" - Dr. Bart Lardner, Western Beef Development Centre 2:00 p.m. "How Many Calves do Your Bulls Produce" - Stacey Domolewski 2:30 p.m. Managing reproductive efficiency - Producer perspective: presenter to be announced 3:00 p.m. BREAK 3:30 p.m. Market Outlook presented by CattleFax 4:00 p.m. Marketing Bear Pit Session Volatile markets and consumer trends require exceptional marketing strategy. Members of the beef value chain will discuss key areas of focus that deliver wins for their business. 5:00 p.m. Cocktails 6:00 p.m. Dinner Guest Speaker: Rick Burton, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture SBIC Scholarship presentation Fund-raising in support of the SBIC Scholarship Fund

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH

7:00 a.m. Breakfast and registration 8:00 a.m. SSGA semi-annual meeting 8:00 a.m. "Tolerance of Beef Cattle to Ergot Alkaloids" - Dr. Jaswant Singh, Western College of Veterinary Medicine 8:30 a.m. "Toe-Tip Necrosis in Beef Cattle" - Dr. Murray Jelinksi, Western College of Veterinary Medicine 9:00 a.m. "Prevalence & Impact of Parasites on Beef Cattle Production" Dr. Fabienne Uhlringer, Western College of Veterinary Medicine 9:30 a.m. "Cost-Effective Replacement Heifers" Dr. Kathy Larson, Western Beef Development Centre 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break 10:30 a.m. Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association AGM Industry updates/presentations from CCA and BCRC Competitive Cuts: meat cutting demostration by Canada Beef 11:00 AM Saskatchewan Angus Association Board of Directors' meeting 12:00 p.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. Keynote speaker Warren Meyer self-proclaimed Climate Skeptic, coyoteblog.com 1:30 p.m. SCA Annual General Meeting 5:30 p.m. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. SBIC Awards Banquet Includes the Saskatchewan Livestock Association Honour Scroll presentations

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26TH

**All Thursday industry meetings scheduled at the Ramada Plaza Hotel Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan (members only) 9:00 AM Saskatchewan Livestock Association Saskatchewan Cattle Breeders Association 11:00 AM Saskatchewan Angus Association Annual General Meeting Saskatchewan Hereford Association Saskatchewan Limousin Association Saskatchewan Simmental Association

Notice of Saskatchewan Angus Association

Annual Meeting - 11 AM Thursday, January 26th Ramada Plaza Hotel

Directors are required for the Board for three year terms. If you are interested in running for those positions, would like more information on what is involved, or would like to nominate someone else, you are welcome to get in touch with the nominating committee, Mike Howe 306.691.5011 or Michael Wheeler 306.382.9324.

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BE INFORMED The Canadian Angus Association (CAA) has introduced a new registry program to be implemented in January 2018. It is called the ACE Program and stands for Angus Cow Enrollment. Please read our CEO’s message in this magazine. It explains this new initiative and how it will change the way our national association charges for services. The implementation date has been set for 2018 to allow consultation with the membership about the services provided as part of this program. In the most basic terms, you will have the opportunity to enroll all the females in your herd that you wish to remain ‘active’ within the registry system. With this enrollment, they have bundled a registration for that female’s resulting calf, or calves in the case of a multiple birth or embryo donors, transfers for any or all of those animals, an Angus CCIA tag, a DNA profile, and the option for performance reporting. This initiative will eliminate membership, transaction, and other various fees. Members will pay one fee per cow. More specifics on these changes are coming. A package is being mailed to every member and may have already been released by the time this ‘Edge’ reaches your hands. You can also check out the latest version of AC-TV on YouTube that is all about ACE.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION This notice is solely for the purpose of informing our Saskatchewan Angus Association membership, and to encourage our members to examine the services they are currently using. There needs to be a conversation about the value of these services in terms of benefits, as well as cost. Each breeder will have an opinion about how this program affects them, their fellow breeders, and our association. The Canadian and Saskatchewan Angus Associations are member driven and we encourage each member to contact the CAA office or your provincial directors to our national board with your questions or concerns. Letters or emails should ‘cc’ all national directors and their addresses are included here for your convenience. Respectfully, Your Saskatchewan Angus Association board of directors

CAA Contacts: Rob Smith, CAA CEO rsmith@cdnangus.ca David Sibbald, AB President sibbald.david@gmail.com Tammi Ribey, ON Past President btribey@bmts.com Brett Wildman, AB President-Elect wildmanlivestock@hotmail.com Dale Easton, SK eastondale.angus@sasktel.net David Johnson, SK daj@sasktel.net Tracey Willms, SK traceywillms@gmail.com Bob Hahn, AB Bhahn@hahnco.com Ryan Currie, QC currie_ry@hotmail.com Doug Reid, AB dreidangus@gmail.com Trevor Welch, Maritimes trevor@welchsurveys.ca Lorraine Sanford, BC alsanford@hotmail.com Shawn Birmingham, MB shawnbirmingham@yahoo.ca

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Saskatchewan Angus Association Mentorship Program... We are very pleased to once again be implementing a mentorship program this year. Our 2016/2017 participants are Lacey Demmans of Meadow Lake with mentors Neil & Gail Carruthers, Erika Easton of Wawota with mentor Tara Mulhern Davidson, Krysten Hepburn with mentor Wes Olynyk, Josee Monvoisin with mentors Anne & Barry Wasko, and Shane Roger with mentor Lee Wilson. Profiles follow for Erika & Tara and Josee & Anne & Barry. Watch for the rest in the spring issue of this newsletter. breeder, Tara is a huge agvocate and leader in promoting the beef business.

Erika Easton For those who do not know me I am Erika Easton of Wawota. Along with my parents Dale & Shelly I operate Eastondale Angus where we run 150 purebred Black Angus females. Each year we hold an on farm bull sale where we sell approximately 40 bulls and 10 open heifers. I am the fourth generation to have Angus cattle on our farm. I grew up in the 4-H program and was fortunate to be able to take advantage of the many great opportunities that 4-H offers. I am a past member of the Saskatchewan Junior Angus board, the Canadian Junior Angus board and currently a director on the Canadian Angus Foundation board. I work in the industry with Farm Credit Canada at their Carlyle location as a Relationship Manager which allows me to be involved in the day to day operations of the farm. I am very excited to have the opportunity to be in the Saskatchewan Angus Association mentorship program. It is such a tremendous opportunity to have the chance to be mentored by influential people in our industry. I am excited to have Tara Mulhern Davidson as my mentor and although not an Angus Page 34

Tara Mulhern Davidson Tara Mulhern Davidson ranches south of Ponteix, SK with her husband Ross and three children Ash, Cameron and Jaime. Since 2005, Ross and Tara have operated Lonesome Dove Ranch, a commercial and purebred Gelbvieh cow-calf ranch operation. Their entire family enjoys marketing and exhibiting cattle across North America. Tara is a graduate of the CCA's Cattlemen's Young Leader program and an active advocate for the Canadian beef value chain. Tara writes a biweekly blog and has been published by Farm and Food Care Canada, Agriculture More Than Ever, and many agricultural and mainstream publications. Tara operates a consulting business, working in communication, social media, range and forage management, and beef cattle extension for several organizations. She is looking forward to this opportunity to participate as a mentor!

Josee Monvoisin My career in the cattle industry started when I was about seven years old; my dad gave my brother and I each one cow to start our herd. From that one cow, number 200, I started growing my commercial herd. I currently operate alongside my parents JP and Marlene, JPM Farms at Gravelbourg, SK. My family runs about 350 Black Angus cows as well as grain farms. Our cow herd is predominately commercial, with our purebred operation selectively expanding. We currently sell yearling bull calves private treaty off the farm and at Canadian Western Agribition in the Yards. I am in my third year attending the University of Saskatchewan pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness with a Minor in Field Crop Production and expect to graduate in December of 2017. Although I am in university full time, I still manage to make it home every weekend and to all the cattle shows. In the past three years I have been involved in both the Canadian and Saskatchewan Junior Angus Associations, and through my involvement I have had many great opportunities. I am looking forward to beginning this mentorship program, and Angus Edge - Fall 2016


taking advantage of all the knowledge Anne and Barry have to share. This mentorship program is an excellent opportunity to help young ranchers get ahead. It allows us to cultivate new skills and expertise that are essential to thrive in this industry. For my mentorship experience, I would like to focus more specifically on the area of livestock marketing. Livestock marketing is an important aspect of being a cattleman, both for commercial and purebred producers. Currently, the cattle market is facing a lot of volatility. It is important for producers to understand the causes for this and how they can mitigate their risk. Economics plays a substantially large role in determining the position of the cattle market. As an agribusiness major I have the foundation information down, but now with my mentors would like to further advance my knowledge and understanding. We not only have our mentors as a resource, but we also have each other as mentees. Each of us will have a different experience from this mentorship

opportunity, and I believe that we will all greatly benefit from hearing about one another’s mentorship. Often our most invaluable reserves of information are the people that surround us.

Anne & Barry Wasko Anne has been a market analyst for over 30 years focusing on the Canadian cattle and beef industry. She is currently the Market Analyst for Gateway Livestock Exchange based in Taber, Alberta. Anne is also the President of Cattle Trends Inc., and consults for companies and individuals in the cattle business making numerous presentations to conferences across the country. Prior

to Gateway Livestock, Anne was the Senior Market Analyst with Canfax for 21 years providing members with market information and analysis. Anne is a past Board Member on the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency. She also spent over 20 years as a volunteer at the Calgary Stampede. Anne keeps her feet on the ground working alongside her husband Barry at their ranch near Eastend, a 600 head commercial Red Angus cow-calf and a yearling/grasser operation. Barry has ranched all his life and he is a 3rd generation rancher here. As of 2010 Anne is a ‘new’ entrant to the province (and ranching). The ranch is called Bar 4 Bar Ranches (and another company called Bar 4 Bar Land & Cattle). Bar 4 Bar completed the McDonalds Verified Beef project – one of the few from Saskatchewan. Barry was awarded the Commercial Breeder of the Year by the Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society in 2003. Both Anne and Barry look forward to working with Josee over the next number of months.

In the News… Congratulations to Maguire Blair of Drake, SK. Maguire was named the 2016 Canadian Angus Foundation Junior Angus Stockman of the Year this summer. In addition to his involvement with his family’s operation, Blairs West Land & Cattle, Maguire has his own herd of purebred Angus cattle where he makes all of the breeding decisions for his females and he has slowly been expanding his herd through female purchases and embryo transfer. Maguire is currently attending Lakeland College at Vermilion majoring in Animal Science and Crop Technology. Congratulations also goes out to Miles & Sheri Anderson of Anderson Ranch, Fir Mountain, SK on winning the Provincial and then National Environmental Stewardship Awards in June and August, respectively. They run approximately 600 Black cows on 23,000 acres of deeded and leased native prairie, bordering Grasslands National Park. Anderson Ranch is a past winner of the Saskatchewan Angus Commercial Producer of the Year Award.

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Saskatchewan Angus Association Breeder of the Year Nominations will be received by mail and from the floor at the Annual Meeting. Nominations will then be posted and a vote taken at the Annual Meeting to determine the winner. The following is some general guidelines to keep in mind during the nominations and voting. The recipient should be a person(s) who: 1) represents and promotes Angus cattle in general, to the best of their ability; 2) produces quality cattle that meet market demands; 3) does a good overall job of contributing to the affairs of the Association. Please give due consideration to both small and large operators.

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CEO Report ...

Based on our financial performance of the past two years and Canadian Angus members’ increased investment in their Association, your CAA Board of Directors is now keenly focused on enhancing and creating member value with a sharp target on profitability and sustainability in the future. CAA is creating a new program called ACE which stands for Angus Cow Enrollment. This program focuses entirely on the Angus cow and will change the way your Association places our priorities and does our business. Based on member input over the past number of years, we believe CAA members want your investment to be simpler and more predictable. We believe you and others see value in all services provided by your CAA and further believe there are members who will elevate their program’s value by utilizing such services. As a result, we want to shift our focus from the annual calf produced to the actual producer, or factory, responsible for Angus in Canada… The Angus Cow. Starting January 1st, 2018, you will no longer register your calves and pay fees for services resulting from that process as you have before. By or around

By Rob Smith, CEO Canadian Angus Association

January 1st, 2018, you will have any and all Angus cows, from which you

Rather than multiple fees per calf, you will now pay one fee per cow. ACE is a ‘revenue neutral’ program. It is designed to match our 2015 revenue level and not exceed it. ACE is not about changing fees… it’s about changing our focus and the way we do business.

want to develop genetics through their offspring, enrolled in the new ACE program. You won’t have to pay for each registration, transfer, parentage verification or weight submission, nor will you pay a membership fee or purchase your RFID tag for cows within your Active Herd Inventory. All of these products and services will be automatically provided to you at your demand. We know that this value in 2015 for each calf registered is $75. Because ACE is based on cow’s enrolled, not annual registered calves and not everyone registers every calf, the fee per cow will be lower. Over the next few months, your Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors is engaging in consultation with you and others to ensure the final ACE fee provides exactly the value you receive and nothing more.

We are all about The Angus Cow. In one form or another, your Board has been talking about this program for years; now is the time to do it. Angus is number one in Canada. What keeps us there is The Angus Cow. In changing the way we do business through ACE, your CAA knows this is what will keep us number one for future generations. There will be lots of information coming out about ACE in the coming months, just like there has been over the past few weeks. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact any member of the Board of Directors, or any CAA staff, to also provide further feedback and input.

to Bob Switzer, Sandy Bar Ranch of Aneroid, SK and John Willmott, Wilmo Angus Ranch of Pense, SK on being inducted into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame this November at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

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How and When to Change Vaccine Lines There are many difficult decisions to be made when changing the brand or manufacturer of a vaccine line. Hopefully this article will clarify how to go about the decision and avoid any gaps or overlaps that could develop if the right combinations are not chosen. The real comparisons can be made when you know what specific diseases you need to vaccinate for in your herd, whether you use a modified live, killed or combined program and how efficacious (effective) you think your program was originally. This will help you and your herd veterinarian determine where to come in with different products. This is all assuming the previous vaccines were purchased, stored, handled administered properly and timely in the past to all necessary cattle in your herd. If you do purchase your vaccination supplies from your herd health veterinarian and they are changing lines it could be for several reasons, only one of which might be the efficacy of the product. Other reasons are availability, cost, dosage formulation, number of doses per bottle and even service provided by the pharmaceutical company. I have known clinics changing trade names simply based on route of administration. If two vaccines are equal and one is approved to give subcutaneously that may be a more desirable route and supports “Beef Quality Assurance or Verified Beef Production ”. Sometimes newer products may have a broader range of bacteria or viruses it protects against making them more desirable and vaccines that provide greater protection in fewer shots may be more desirable as well. More shots simply mean more labor and stress (another needle poke) on the calves. The Page 42

intranasal route eliminates the needle and may have quicker protection but may have a shorter duration. These are all decisions you and your veterinarian need to make. Knowing which vaccines do what requires essentially reading the fine print and you will find most pharmaceutical companies have pretty good spread sheets indicating which vaccines protect against which diseases. We must pay close attention, as vaccines can be very close in protection yet one organism’s protection may be missing. This is where it best to consult with your veterinarian in case there are any differences in coverage. Once one has determined that all the diseases are the same then there is the question of whether you can carry on boosting the same way you have in the past. Just because you have changed vaccines does not necessarily mean you need to start a vaccine program all over again. In fact the opposite is the case. Vaccines in general stimulate the body to produce antibodies or protection against that specific disease. If you then come in with a different vaccine as long as immunity is there and the diseases are the same in the new vaccine it should booster the previous vaccine response. This is much the same principal as if a natural say viral infection came through it would essentially stimulate the immune system the same way. You need to follow label directions and if the previous vaccination program has worked well and you trust the protection it is giving then boostering with a comparable product should work fine. My only caution is if killed vaccines were previously given that boostering was done at the recommended label and then modified live vaccines or different killed products can be followed up with. My personal preference is using modified live vaccines for the longer duration of immunity but some vaccines

By Roy Lewis DVM

such as the footrot vaccine only come as a killed product. Starting over anew may be recommended in several instances such as the acquisition of new stock with a sketchy vaccination history or if a year has been missed meaning now it is two years between vaccinations. If potentially vaccinations were missed such as escaping from the chute, dosage was not calculated or automatic syringes were not working properly: all these and other reasons I have missed may be justification to starting the vaccination program all over again. If an additional organism (virus or bacteria) has been added into the program it is highly likely it will need to be boostered the first time. The bottom-line is if you are changing vaccines and your previous one gave protection and all the antigens (organisms) are the same you should be protected with using the new vaccine. If new protection has been added it may need to be boostered but these are all good questions to pose to your veterinarian so gaps are not created in the new vaccination program. As we all know vaccination is commonplace and it is far better to prevent disease than treat it. It also allows more savings in cost of using antimicrobials as well as sparing usage does not allow antimicrobial resistance to built up as quickly. All good reasons to work with your veterinarian yearly on the most updated, least stressful most comprehensive and efficacious vaccination program necessary for your particular farm and management style. Pharmaceutical companies will continue to improve vaccines making them more efficacious, broad spectrum and less reactive coupled with in some cases easier means of administration. The future looks promising to use vaccination to improve the health of our cattle herds and reduce antimicrobial usage. 

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Farm to Fork Tour… Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan’s 2nd Annual Farm to Fork tour was hosted in the Saskatoon area in midSeptember and brought more than forty ‘influential’ food experts, from across North America together for a three-day journey through our province’s thriving agriculture industry.

The purpose of the tour is to build relationships with key people who influence consumers and their food choices, and to bring them face-to-face with our farms, ranchers and food producers. Wilbar Cattle Co. of Dundurn was honoured to host the beef industry portion of the tour on September 14. They talked about what a year on their cattle operation looks like - purebred, commercial and direct to consumer enterprises. They shared information about the importance of herd health

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including a vaccination demonstration. The questions were thoughtful and the answers were well received by an open minded group representing food writers, chefs, buyers and others that influence food decisions with a genuine interest in increasing their understanding of animal agriculture. The participants also had the opportunity to witness harvest in full swing at Wilbar Farms, watch eggs reach their cartons at the Star Eggs processing facility, sample a pint at Great Western Brewing Company and took in the College of Agriculture & Bioresources Greenhouse at the University of Saskatchewan. Seminars on food safety and biotechnology rounded out the program. Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan are to be commended for initiating an excellent opportunity for agriculture to connect to our consumers.

Tracey & Bryan Willms

Photo courtesy of Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan

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Billion, with a

“B” - Certified Angus Beef ® brand sales hit 1.015 billion pounds

Angus producers knew they could create a brand of beef that would sell millions of pounds in a year. But more than a billion? Let’s not get carried away, the organizers would have said. Yet upon reflection, some might have wondered. That year has come and gone now. The Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand’s 38th fiscal year (FY) ending Sept. 30 carved a spot in history as the first time global sales surpassed 1 billion lb.

For the 18,000 partners joined by a common mission, CAB President John Stika said the milestone brings a reason to celebrate. More than that, it brings appreciation for thousands of individual successes that led to that historic mark. “This number is significant, not because of what it is, but for what it represents,” Stika said of the actual 1.015 billion lb. sold, up 119 million lb. and 13.3% more than last year. The average growth over the previous five years has been 3%, but it’s nearly 75% in the last decade of sequential annual records and 12 straight years of sales growth. The market Moves After several years of record-high beef prices brought on by tight supplies, the last fiscal year began with the pendulum swinging back to favor beef marketers. Retailers made it through six years of Page 44

relatively flat to declining sales to arrive at a year of explosive growth, setting an all-time record with sales of 435 million lb., an 18.5% jump. Of the top 100 retail chains carrying CAB, 70% saw a rise in beef sales.

15%. Leading the charge was Japan, historically important and up by 111% after opening CAB’s Tokyo office in August of FY 2015. Canada continued near the top, as did Mexico with 16% more sales for the year.

Not to get lost in the that boom, foodservice continued its consistent growth, up 21 million lb. from last year. More than 75% of the brand’s 143 domestic distributors saw their businesses grow in FY 16, selling 10% more beef to licensed restaurants than last year.

As sales grew in the United states and 49 other countries, for the first time since 2000, CAB expanded production to another country. Four years of close dialogue with people in Russia’s Miratorg company culminated in February with licensing its packing facility southwest of Moscow. The company, which had invested heavily in U.S. Angus genetics, now breeds, grows, feeds and harvests the cattle as a member of the American Angus Association, all geared toward the CAB endpoint.

Seasons bring tradition and drive sales of particular cuts consumers want. The chuck and round owned holiday sales in every category, buoyed by a new smart phone “roasting app” to net an increase of 87 million lb. Summer’s middle meats and ground beef sales carried on, up 11.4% and 7.9%, respectively. Valueadded products, including smoked brisket, fresh corned beef and marinated fajita meat, were up 8.9%. Showcasing a taste for exceptional quality, sales of

CAB brand Prime soared 26.4% higher for the year. Capitalizing on its larger reach, the International Division set a record of 138 million lb. sold, a growth of

“The first pound of Certified Angus Beef there was produced under stringent brand-assurance protocols involving the same objective camera grading technology used in North America, along with a live video feed to our office,” Stika said. Herd expansion here featured the use of more high-quality Angus genetics. After years of a declining supply, the brand’s 32 licensed packing plants saw an increase in Angus-type cattle identified to 13.6 million, up 6.9%, though short of the 15 million head eligible in 2010. Higher acceptance rates allowed graders to certify a record of more than 75,000 carcasses per week, totaling 12.6% higher, or 3.92 million for the year to set an annual CAB acceptance rate of 28.9%. That record is more than double the rate of 10 years ago when it was barely above 14%. The Best to Offer As the impact of drought subsided and replacement heifers entered herds, “Cattlemen didn’t just add Angus Edge - Fall 2016


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more numbers,” Stika said. “They assembled the highest-quality, most Angus-influenced cow herd North America has ever seen.” Consumers benefited from the greater supply of high-quality beef at a lower price, but herd growth helps producers as well.

Despite four straight years with fewer brand-eligible cattle prior to FY16, the number of those accepted kept trending higher. Fine-tuned genetics and management tactics through those years set the stage to ensure that outcome and launched the drive past the billion-pound CAB sales mark once expansion began. This is perhaps the most purpose-driven expansion ever for the North American beef community. “A lot is said about herd rebuilding,” said CAB Vice President of Production Mark McCully, “but I think record acceptance rates are a reflection of cattlemen rebuilding with a purpose and quality in mind.”

Those who produce top quality and market in a way that captures that value will stay economically viable. “As we meet global consumer demand and expose even more people to greattasting beef, the future for qualityminded cattlemen gets exciting,” he said. The beef market is a seesaw of sorts: for cattlemen today, for retailers then who struggled to sell high-priced beef. Stika said the key for all is to stay the course through their lows and prepare for the future in the highs of the cycle. The long-term outlook reveals a highquality cowherd that puts producers in position to the meet the demands of a global beef market.

together. The model for Certified Angus Beef is not just about short-term gain; rather it’s about creating an overall pull-through demand for the product that allows everyone to benefit over the long haul.” While all may not be simultaneously successful at a given moment in time, Stika said the system will work as end users base future business decisions on demand growth. “Cattle prices may be down currently, but quality is still the road for future sustainability of our individual businesses, because consumers demand it.”

“From start to finish in this process, it’s important for everyone to stay connected with each other's realities,” Stika said. “Doing so allows us to make sure we never lose sight of the fact that we are all in this

That intentionality will position the brand for continued growth – even in a market that’s undergone a dramatic shift, he said. “The consumer isn’t going to go backwards,” McCully said. “No doubt, some leverage has moved away from the cattle producer, but we are still operating in a market that rewards value and quality.” Angus Edge - Fall 2016

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Saskatchewan Junior Angus Association Board of Directors Tyra Fox - President Lloydminster, SK - 306-825-9624 tyrafox20@gmail.com Brianna Kimmel - Vice-President Lloydminster, SK - 780-214-3643 brianna@twistedsisterscattle.ca Alexis DeCorby - Secretary Rocanville, SK - 306-645-2019 alexismaryfinna@gmail.com Kodie Doetzel - Junior Director Lipton, SK - 306-336-2245 kdnuhorizon@gmail.com Directors at Large Alexis Frick Neudorf, SK - 306-730-9913 northernviewangus@imagewireless.ca Jennifer Jones Lloydminster, SK - 306-825-7253 jennifer.j.jarret@gmail.com Carson Liebreich Radville, SK - 306-815-7226 tjlmerit@sasktel.net Wade Olynyk Goodeve, SK - 306-876-4420 olynyk44@gmail.com Baxter Blair McLean, SK - 306-699-7211 baxterrainden@icloud.com Talon Frick Neudorf, SK - 306-728-3515 northernviewangus@imagewireless.ca Davis Schmidt Watrous, SK - 306-946-2616 davis.schmidt1@gmail.com

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Box 3771, Regina, SK S4P 3N8 Phone 306-757-6133 Fax 306-525-5852

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Saskatchewan Junior Angus Report... 2016 is almost in the books and it’s been another eventful year for us juniors. Going back to the very first event, it was the Canadian Junior Angus Association’s Guiding Outstanding Leaders Conference (GOAL). This year the GOAL conference was held in Ottawa, Ontario. It was a tremendous weekend for all us juniors, and even though the weather was very frigid we had many outdoor activities that were very fun. We toured the Parliament Building, went on a Haunted Walk and we also had an afternoon to tour and skate on the canal if we chose. There were about 15 Saskatchewan junior members in attendance, and it was great for all juniors to get together and meet more juniors from all over Canada as well as the United States. GOAL is a great opportunity for any juniors allowing them to make many new friendships and connections and keep them throughout their life, I strongly recommend junior members to come on out to GOAL Conference in Edmonton, Alberta next year and experience an awesome event. There are many travel bursaries available; both nationally and from our provincial Angus Association and you could get your airfare to the conference covered. See details in this issue of the Edge and apply! Shortly after GOAL a group of our juniors worked on putting together a video for McDonald’s Sustainable Beef Pilot Project. We were very happy to win 3rd place and $750 for our effort. The Canadian Junior Association also entered a video and they won the whole contest! If you haven’t had a chance to view our video it is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=HHwdBYqGkd0. The next event on the list was the 17th annual Showdown held in Truro, Nova Scotia this year. Truro was a great experience for all juniors in attendance. This year there were many new attendees as well as many previous

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attendees allowing all juniors to make many new friendships. There were many events for juniors to take part in and have fun with. Thank you to all the juniors who attended and congratulations to everyone that did well; I hope to see many of you juniors at the 18th Annual Showdown 2017 July 20 - 22 in Lloydminster, SK next summer! The Saskatchewan Junior Show will be held in Lloydminster, SK again this year in conjunction with Lloydminster Stockade Round Up running from November 2 - 5. There will be many things for juniors to take part in such as literature, print marketing, photography, showmanship, judging, grooming and of course the conformation classes! I want to thank all the sponsors and everyone that helps make this show possible, and I can’t wait to see everyone there! The Junior Annual Meeting and ‘fun afternoon’ will be held at Agribition, the meeting will be in the morning and the fun afternoon will be later on that day. The meeting will consist of all important business including the new elections, and the fun afternoon will be a series of games, and activities followed by pizza! Hope to see many juniors there. I would also like to remind all juniors that the deadline for the Saskatchewan Junior Angus Scholarship applications is November 15, 2016. The application form is on the Saskatchewan Angus website and the scholarship consists of two $500 awards, and again, it’s a very simple process so apply!! That will be everything for now. If anyone ever has any questions don’t hesitate to contact any of the Saskatchewan Junior board members or myself, we’re happy to help! Looking forward to seeing many juniors down the show road this fall!

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Attention Juniors!

You won’t want to miss out on these exciting events ...

Friday, November 25, 2016 - Attend the 2016 Canadian Western Agribition Junior Angus Pizza Party & Fun Day. We’re meeting at the SAA Booth at 3 pm for games and activities. Pizza will be served at 5 pm.

Notice of SJAA Annual General Meeting, Friday, November 25, 10:30 am, Canada Centre, Agribition, Regina, SK. Meet at the Angus booth. Planning for next year and Elections for the board - See you there!

February 18 - 20, 2017 - Win your way to the Canadian Junior Angus GOAL Conference to be held in Edmonton. AB. There will be workshops, keynote speakers and entertainment. All Saskatchewan Junior Angus Association members aged 15 and over are eligible to apply. Write an essay explaining why you should be selected to attend the conference and include your experience with the Angus industry and the SJAA and SAA may help you with your travel costs and the registration fee. Fax, mail or email your application to the Saskatchewan Angus Association by December 31, 2016 - no late applications will be accepted. There are a limited number of spots so don’t delay! The CAF and CJAA also have Travel Bursuries for GOAL. See page 51 of this Edge and plan to attend.

SJAA SCHOLARSHIP

The Saskatchewan Junior Angus Association offers Two $500 Scholarships each year. Deadline - November 15, 2016 Applications are available from the Saskatchewan Angus Office or get one off the website. Angus Edge - Fall 2016

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2016 4-H Regional Winners

Brooke Martin, Piapot, SK Maple Creek Regional Fair District #10 Overall Grand Champion Female

Lane Richardson, Eastend, SK Maple Creek Regional Fair District #10 Overall Reserve Grand Champion Female Kolt Brost, Tompkins, SK Maple Creek Regional Fair District #10 Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer Rayel Kaczmar, Grenfell, SK Yorkton Regional 4-H Show Overall Grand Champion Heifer Jeffrey Lowe, Balcarres, SK Yorkton Regional 4-H Show Overall Grand Champion Cow/Calf Pair Cort Simpson, Theodore, SK Yorkton Regional 4-H Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Heifer Ava Loveridge, Melville, SK Yorkton Regional 4-H Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer Megan Wasden, Spiritwood, SK Spiritwood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Female Logan Smith, Mildred, SK Spiritwood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion Heifer Dalton Wasden, Spiritwood, SK Spiritwood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion Female Hayden Elliot-Nelson, St. Brieux, SK Melfort 4-H Beef Regional Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer Ryker Berting, Middle Lake, SK Melfort 4-H Beef Regional Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Female Baxter Blair, McLean, SK Moose Jaw Inter 4-H Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Female Page 48

John Hogberg, Langenburg, SK Whitewood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Grand Champion Steer & Grand Champion Female Larissa Rutten, Wawota, SK Whitewood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Reserve Grand Champion Steer

Brooke Ferguson, Lloydminster, AB Lloydminster 4-H Expo Grand Champion 2 Year Old Cow/Calf Pair Tyra Fox, Lloydminster, SK Lloydminster 4-H Expo Reserve Grand Champion 2 Year Old Cow/Calf Pair Jayden Payne, Lloydminster, SK Lloydminster 4-H Expo Reserve Grand Champion Heifer Liam Rutten, Alameda, SK Alameda Regional Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Heifer Jake Granger, Storthoaks, SK Alameda Regional Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion Cow/ Calf Pair Paige Freitag, Alameda, SK Alameda Regional Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer

Shae Noble, Lloydminster, AB District 36 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Steer Mathew Holba, Goodsoil, SK District 36 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer Jarrid Ecker, Barthel, SK District 36 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion 3 Year Old Cow/ Calf Pair Cassidy Shkopich, Meadow Lake, SK District 36 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Reserve Grand Champion 3 Year Old Cow/Calf Pair Reese Schneider, Meadow Lake, SK District 36 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion 2 Year Old Cow/ Calf Pair Nathan Niezgoda, Kelvington, SK Wadena 4-H Regional Show Overall Supreme Female Nathan Zuchkan, Foam Lake, SK Wadena 4-H Regional Show Reserve Supreme Female

Kylie Willms, Dundurn, SK Prairieland Junior Ag Showcase Regional Show Overall Grand Champion Female Maguire Blair, Drake, SK Prairieland Junior Ag Showcase Regional Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Steer Eric Smith, Mankota, SK Swift Current Frontier Days Overall Grand Champion Female

Champions and Reserve Champions at the 4-H Regional Shows receive a Special ‘Angus Champion’ Hoodie or Jacket sponsored by the Saskatchewan Angus Association.

Ross Toner, Kelfield, SK Kerrobert Regional 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Heifer Angus Edge - Fall 2016


Congratulations & Well Done!!

Rayel Kaczmar, Grenfell, SK Yorkton Regional 4-H Show Overall Grand Champion Heifer

Larissa Rutten, Wawota, SK Whitewood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Reserve Grand Champion Steer

Megan Wasden, Spiritwood, SK Spiritwood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Female

Eric Smith, Mankota, SK Swift Current Frontier Days Overall Grand Champion Female

Ryker Berting, Middle Lake, SK Melfort 4-H Beef Regional Show Overall Reserve Grand Champion Female

Ross Toner, Kelfield, SK Kerrobert Regional 4-H Beef Show & Sale Overall Grand Champion Heifer

John Hogberg, Langenburg, SK Whitewood Regional 4-H Show & Sale Grand Champion Steer

The Saskatchewan Angus Association’s 4-H program in 2016 was pleased to present over 300 4-Hers with Bag Tags for their Angus Project at Achievement days. We will again be offering awards to all 4-H members with an Angus Project in 2017.

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CJAA GOAL Conference Hosted by the Canadian Junior Angus Association

“Celebrate Canada 150 & Build Your Future” February 18 - 20 ~ Fantasyland Hotel & West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, AB 17700 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Birth Date: ______________________________________ CJAA Membership #: __________________________ Province: _______________________________________ Postal Coade: _______________________________ Phone: ______________________________ Fax: ____________________________ E-mail: _______________________________________________________ Jacket/Shirt Size: _______________

Rules: All participants must be 15 years of age and older or accompanied by a parent or guardian. No alcohol allowed at or during the conference. Fee: $125.00 Includes - Binder, deliverable, room (Saturday & Sunday), meals, all sessions and tours. Registration Deadline: January 10th Schedule: The conference will start Saturday afternoon and end after lunch Monday. A detailed agenda will be available on the web-site at www.juniors.cdnangus.ca later this fall. The Canadian Angus Foundation is sponsoring a draw for a $3000 voucher to purchase an Angus female. All you have to do is be at GOAL to be eligible to win! Also, the CJAA and CAF are sponsoring travel bursaries for ten lucky juniors - check out the details on the web-site at www.juniors.cdnangus.ca or www.canangusfoundation.ca Forward Registration form with payment to: Canadian Junior Angus Association (CJAA) Box 3771, Regina, SK S4P 3N8 Phone (306) 757-6133 Fax (306) 525-5852 Email bwagner@cdnangus.ca Page 50

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Box 3771, Regina, SK S4P 3N8 Phone: (306) 757-6133 Fax: (306) 525-5852 bwagner@cdnangus.ca www.canangusfoundation.ca

292140 Wagon Wheel Blvd, Rocky View County, AB T4A 0E2 Phone: (403) 571-3580 Toll Free: 1-888-571-3580 Fax: (403) 571-3599

“Competing for the Legacy Scholarship last year was a great opportunity that pushed me to stay educated on current events with our industry as well as communicate my thoughts and opinions effectively with and to other industry leaders. Through the process I was able to improve my interview skills as well as gain confidence participating in the panel discussion. It was a huge honour to be the recipient of the scholarship last year and it has allowed me to focus solely on pursuing my degree in Physiology without the added stress of paying for my tuition. I am so thankful to the Canadian Angus Foundation for this great opportunity!” - Meghan McGillivray, Kamloops, BC

Complete application to include: 1. Cover sheet with name, contact information and CAA Junior ID number. 2. Résumé to include but not limited to CJAA involvement, community activities, school involvement and achievement, and leadership activities. 3. Current high school or secondary education transcript along with a current photo must be submitted. 4. Submit a 250-500 word essay on your educational program of choice and future career goals. 5. Selected winners will be required to submit proof of enrollment prior to receiving the scholarship.

Applicant qualifications: 1. Applicants must be a member of the Canadian Junior Angus Association. 2. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old at the time of the award deadline. 3. Top five applicants selected must be present at GOAL for an interview and panel discussion. 4. All applications must be typed. No handwritten applications will be accepted. 5. Applications must be submitted by email to Belinda Wagner at bwagner@cdnangus.ca with the subject line reading “Foundation Legacy Scholarship”. 6. Awards will be selected on the following scale: 25% application; 25% academic achievement; 25% personal interview; 25% moderated panel discussion performance.

To be considered for the award, complete and return this application to the Canadian Angus Foundation by January 15, 2017.

Awards totallng $11,000 will be presented to Canadian Junior Angus Association members, recognizing overall academic achievement, leadership and community involvement, and industry knowledge. Awards in the amount of $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $500 for the runners-up will be presented annually at the GOAL Conference.

The Canadian Angus Foundation functions to preserve and expand the Angus breed for future generations through education, youth development, scientific and market research, and historical preservation and restoration. The Canadian Angus Foundation was incorporated in 1993 and is the charitable arm of the Canadian Angus Association.

Awarded by the Canadian Angus Foundation

Foundation Legacy Scholarship

See you at GOAL Conference February 18-20, 2017 in Edmonton, AB!

Complete application to include: 1. Cover sheet with name, contact information and CAA Junior ID number. 2. Résumé to include but not limited to Angus involvement within the CJAA, provincially and hands-on with cattle. 3. Submit answers to the following questions: • What do you hope to gain from attending GOAL? • What makes you a good candidate to attend GOAL? • Explain what you would return to the CAF and CJAA for the ability to attend GOAL.

Applicant qualifications: 1. Applicants must be a member of the Canadian Junior Angus Association. 2. All applicants must be 15 years of age or older or will be accompanied by a parent or guardian during GOAL. 3. If awarded, applicant must attend the GOAL Conference within the year awarded. 4. All applications must be typed. No handwritten applications will be accepted. 5. Applications must be submitted by email to Belinda Wagner at bwagner@cdnangus.ca with the subject line reading “GOAL Travel Bursaries”. 6. A selection committee will evaluate applications. No interviews will be conducted. Recipients will be contacted one week following the deadline to make travel plans through Belinda Wagner.

To be considered for the award, complete and return this application to the Canadian Angus Foundation by January 1, 2017. GOAL will be held February 18-20, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta.

“GOAL 2014 was a great experience for me to meet fellow Angus enthusiasts from across the country. Despite coming from a small Angus herd where my income is from off farm, this weekend really helped me understand that no matter what size of cattle herd, everyone has the same goals and challenges. It helped me network and develop connections that will last a lifetime. Receiving the travel bursary was greatly appreciated, as I probably would not have had the opportunity to attend while trying to pay for tuition. I would also like to thank you for the Angus voucher. The voucher was the cherry on the cake for this weekend. This is a great idea and opportunity, being in school it can be tough trying to justify spending money on cattle too.” - Peter Van Staveren, Ontario

Six Canadian Angus Foundation (CAF) and four Canadian Junior Angus Association (CJAA) GOAL Travel Bursaries will be awarded in the amount of up to $750 to eight deserving CJAA members and two Commercial Angus youth from anywhere in Canada. Bursaries must be used within the same year awarded to help off-set travel and registration costs for the GOAL Conference.

The Guiding Outstanding Angus Leaders (GOAL) Conference promotes leadership skills within the Angus breed. Junior members from all over the country attend this three-day event held in a different location each year. During the event, Juniors hear from nationally recognized speakers, participate in workshops designed to improve their leadership skills, get involved in teamwork activities, and develop beef and industry knowledge. Participants are also given the opportunity to network and socialize with fellow Junior Angus members.

Awarded by the Canadian Angus Foundation and the Canadian Junior Angus Association

GOAL Travel Bursaries


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Index of Advertisers... AW Angus Dispersal Sale..........................20 Bar-H Land & Cattle....................................2 Bohrson Marketing......................................5 Castlerock Marketing.................................24 Crescent Creek Angus...............................25 Crooked Creek Angus...............................38 Cudlobe Farms..........................................54 Dolittle Angus Dispersal Sale....................13 Frontline Female Sale...............................16 Angus Edge - Fall 2016

Coming Events... Nov 2-5........ Lloydminster Stockade Round-up, Lloydminster, SK .................... Nov 3 - Saskatchewan Junior Angus Show .................... Nov 4 - Saskatchewan Angus GOLD Shows .................... Nov 4 - Fall Fusion Sale .................... Nov 5 - Saskatchewan Angus Breeder Information Session Nov 2-5........ Yorkton Harvest Showdown, Yorkton, SK Nov 15......... SJAA Scholarship Deadline Nov 19......... Northern Select Sale, Camrose, AB Nov 21-26.... Canadian Western Agribition, Regina, SK .................... Nov 22 - First Lady Classic .................... Nov 23 - “Masterpiece” Angus Sale .................... Nov 24 - Black and Red Angus GOLD Shows .................... Nov 25 - Commercial Cattle Show .................... Nov 25 - Junior Angus AGM & Social .................... Nov 25 - Canadian Angus GOLD Show Awards .................... Nov 25 - Power & Perfection Sale .................... Nov 26 - Junior Beef Extreme .................... Nov 26 - Bull Pen Alley Show .................... Nov 26 - Commercial Cattle Sale .................... Nov 26 - RBC Beef Supreme Challenge Dec 1........... Peak Dot Ranch Bull Sale, Wood Mountain, SK Dec 2 .......... Saskalta Angus Complete Dispersal Sale, Medicine Hat, AB Dec 3 .......... Keystone Klassic Angus Sale, Brandon, MB Dec 5........... Frontline Female Sale, Moose Jaw, SK Dec 5........... Six Mile Ranch & Guests Range Royalty Commercial Female Sale, Swift Current, SK Dec 7........... Cudlobe Angus Bull Sale, Stavely, AB Dec 8........... Genetic Focus II - Blairs.Ag Cattle Co. & Six Mile Ranch Sale, Regina, SK Dec 9........... Touch of Class Female Sale, Saskatoon, SK Dec 10......... Pride of the Prairies – Kenray Ranch & Wraz Red Angus Sale, Saskatoon, SK Dec 10......... Doolittle Angus Dispersal Sale, Swift Current, SK Dec 11......... AW Angus Complete Dispersal Sale, Virden, MB Dec 13......... Johnson Livestock Female Sale, Peebles, SK Dec 14......... Howe Family Farm Sharing the Herd Female Sale, Moose Jaw, SK Dec 15......... KBJ Round Farms Dispersal Sale, Clyde, AB Dec 15......... Johnston/Fertile Valley Female Sale, Swift Current, SK Dec 17-18.... Guilford Hereford & Angus Dispersal Sale, Swift Current, SK Dec 19......... Saskatchewan Angus Breeder Information Session, Moose Jaw, SK Dec 20......... Crooked Creek Angus Production Sale, Innisfail, AB Dec 31......... Deadline for Saskatchewan 2017 GOAL Bursary Applications Jan 1............ Deadline for CJA/CAF 2017 GOAL Bursary Applications Jan 10.......... Deadline for 2017 GOAL Conference Registrations Jan 15.......... Deadline for CAF Foundation Legacy Scholarship Applications Jan 15.......... Deadline for the Spring Issue of The Angus Edge Jan 24-26..... Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference, Regina, SK .................... Jan 26 - SAA 2017 AGM, Regina, SK Feb 18-20.... CJAA GOAL Conference, Edmonton, AB Mar 11.......... Wheelers Stock Farm Bull Sale, Saskatoon, SK Mar 16-18.... GBT Angus Online Bull Sale, Wawota, SK Mar 22......... Bar-H Land & Cattle Bull Sale, Langenburg, SK Mar 27......... Merit/Cockburn Bull Sale, Moose Jaw, SK Apr 1............ Crescent Creek Angus Bull & Female Sale, Goodeve, SK Apr 8............ Blue Collar Bull Sale, Yorkton, SK GBT Angus................................................15 Guilford Angus & Hereford Ranch.............41 Howe Family Farm...................................BC KBJ Round Farms Dispersal Sale........28,29 Keystone Klassic Sale...............................39 Masterpiece Sale.........................................3 Merit Cattle Co...........................................55 Northern Select Sale.................................36 Northern View Angus.................................37

Nu-Horizon Angus.....................................33 Peak Dot Ranch..........................................9 Pride of the Prairies...................................22 SaskAlta Angus Dispersal Sale................6,7 Six Mile Ranch...........................................23 Touch of Class...........................................11 Wheelers Stock Farm................................17 Windy Willows Farms................................21 Page 53


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Angus Edge - Fall 2016  

Saskatchewan Angus Association Fall issue of The Angus Edge newsletter.

Angus Edge - Fall 2016  

Saskatchewan Angus Association Fall issue of The Angus Edge newsletter.

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