Suffolk Newsletter The United Suffolk Sheep Association Spring 2016 Volume 6, Issue 1
***USSA Office Contact Information*** PO Box 121 ● Holland, IA 50642 Office: 641.684.5291 ● Fax: 734.335.7646 email@example.com
Inside this issue: USSA President’s Message 3 UJSSA Information
USSA Ambassador Message 6
A message from the USSA Board of Directors:
Ewe Lamb Giveaway Information
National Junior Suffolk Show Information
2. Promote a more user-friendly Suffolk sheep.
Regional Junior Show Information
3. Re-establish an association connection to the commercial sheep industry.
USSA Futurity Program Information
The current USSA Board will be holding a similar strategic planning meeting on April 15-17, 2016, in Omaha, NE. Facilitated by Jim Gibb, a well-known and respected leader in the beef cattle industry, the retreat will bring the Board together to evaluate progress toward these 2013 objectives and to identify key opportunities and strategies for the future.
Calendar of Events
USSA Online Sale Entry
USSA Member News
It is important to us that this session involves the ideas of the entire USSA membership. While not all ideas can or will be adopted in the strategic plan, all ideas that are brought forth constructively to the USSA board will be discussed and explored. Please contact a Director in your region (http:// www.u-s-s-a.org/directors.html) to identify opportunities for the USSA that you would like to have discussed at the retreat.
In 2013, the USSA Board of Directors held a strategic planning meeting and decided on the following 3 outcomes or objectives: 1. Maintain an economically-viable office.
Grand Announcement: Parasite Control Strategies 28 National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) and the Suffolk breed.