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Welcome Message NORTHLANDS SHOW SCHEDULE SPEAKERS & SEMINARS EVENTS GETTING HERE EXHIBITOR MAPS ENTERTAINMENT SPRAYING FOR PROFIT SHOW EXHIBITORS THE BUSINESS OF BEEF CANADIAN NATIONAL COLLEGE FINALS RODEO EQUINE CLINICS HOST HOTELS SPONSORS

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A message from...

President and Chief Executive Officer Welcome to the 45th annual Northlands Farm and Ranch Show and the beginning of another exciting event season here at Northlands. This is my first experience in being involved in the Farm and Ranch Show, and I am really looking forward to taking it all in. As Canada’s oldest agricultural society (Northlands has been part of the community fabric for 132 years) we take great pride in being an urban agricultural society. As we move forward, Northlands plans to take on an even larger agricultural focus by developing and engaging the community through the creation of a sustainable culture that is a foundation for business development, education and competition. Stay tuned, because more about our commitment to and concentration on agriculture will be announced in the future. This year’s Northlands Farm and Ranch Show includes standbys like Enviro Tech and Women in Agriculture, as well as some very interesting new areas like Spraying for Profit, the Speckle Park Summit 3 Sale and several Equine Clinics. Close to 400 exhibitors will be set up in the EXPO Centre showcasing trends in the industry. Saturday, April 2 is 4-H Day! All 4-H members can take advantage of free admission and will have the opportunity to take in a number of sessions related to developing their skills in the agriculture industry such as marketing, photography, grooming and fitting of both beef and equine animals. And, Northlands is extremely pleased to welcome to the 2011 Farm and Ranch Show – for the very first time – the 4-H Provincial Communication Competition. Good luck to all of the participants! And don’t miss Canada’s up and coming rodeo stars. Taking place all three nights in Hall D at the EXPO Centre is the Canadian National College Finals Rodeo (CNCFR). Featuring post-secondary education athletes from across Canada, these young rodeo stars get the chance to shine and compete for national titles in events like bull riding, pole bending, barrel racing, team roping, bareback and saddle bronc – many of the same events fans watch at Canadian Finals Rodeo. Enjoy the Show!

Richard L. Andersen President and Chief Executive Officer

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MARCH 31-APRIL 2, 2011 EDMONTON EXPO CENTRE, Edmonton, AB Canada

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Northlands Farm & Ranch Show Schedule

Admission: $5 Children 12 and under receive free admission

March 31, 2011 TIME:

PROGRAM/TOPIC:

SPEAKER:

10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Northlands Farm and Ranch Show Exhibits

LOCATION: Edmonton Expo Centre

10:00 a.m.

Equine: Riding for Softness ◆

11:00 a.m.

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall D Arena

Equine Health Demonstration ◆

11:00 a.m.

Spraying For Profit: Improving Sprayer Performance ◆

Gary Moffat

Hall C Stage

11:30 a.m.

Envirotech: Renewable Energy Opportunities in Alberta

Tim Weis

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

12:00 p.m.

Livestock Handling Equipment Demonstration & Verified Beef Production Info Session

12:00 p.m.

Performance Horse Sale Open Riding for Consignors

12:30 p.m.

Equine: Back Country Packing ◆

Wild Deuce Retreats and Outfitting

1:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Green Spray ◆

Vic Gunn

Hall C Stage

1:30 p.m.

Women in Agriculture: The Power of Mompreneurs

Frances Wright

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

1:30 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: RoGator & SpraCoupe

Phil Schayers

Hall C Stage

2:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: New Holland

TBD

Hall C Stage

2:00 p.m.

Business of Beef: Cattle Price Insurance Program Information Session

AFSC

Hall B Ring

2:30 p.m.

Envirotech: Have Your Animals Work For You and Not You Working For Your Animals

Rusty Bellamy

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

3:00 p.m.

Equine: Unwrapping the Mystery: The Hows and Whys of Bandaging

Dr. Jodie Santarossa, B.Sc. DVM

Hall A Round Pen

3:00 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

3:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: The Past, The Present, The Future ◆

Kelly Penner

Hall C Stage

3:30 p.m.

Alberta Grows: The Do’s and Don’ts of Landscaping

Kerri Buksa

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

4:00 p.m.

Livestock Handling Equipment Demonstration & Verified Beef Production Info Session

4:00 p.m.

Live Performance

Leah Durelle

Gallery Stage

4:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Dow AgroSciences, Integrated Pasture Management ◆

Vaughn Leuschen

Hall C Stage

4:30 p.m.

Equine Demonstration ◆

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall A Round Pen

4:30 p.m.

Women in Agriculture: D.I.V.A Retreats

Crystal Flaman

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

4:30 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

6:00 p.m.

Canadian National College Finals Rodeo ★◆

Hall A Round Pen

Hall B Hall D Arena Hall A

Hall B

Hall D

April 1, 2011 TIME:

PROGRAM/TOPIC:

SPEAKER:

10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Northlands Farm and Ranch Show Exhibits

LOCATION: Edmonton Expo Centre

10:00 a.m

Equine: Riding for Softness ◆

11:00 a.m.

Equine Health Demonstration ◆

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall D Arena

11:00 a.m.

Performance Horse Sale Meet & Greet the Consignors

11:00 a.m.

Spraying For Profit: Improving Sprayer Performance ◆

Gary Moffat

Hall C Stage

11:30 a.m.

Envirotech: Renewable Energy Opportunities in Alberta

Tim Weis

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

12:00 p.m.

Livestock Handling Equipment Demonstration & Verified Beef Production Info Session

12:00 PM

Performance Horse Sale Open Riding for Consignors

12:30 p.m.

Equine: Back Country Packing ◆

Wild Deuce Retreats and Outfitting

Hall A

1:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Green Spray ◆

Vic Gunn

Hall C Stage

1:30 p.m.

Northlands Performance Horse Sale Preview

1:30 p.m.

Women in Agriculture: The Power of Mompreneurs

1:30 p.m.

Northlands Performance Horse Sale ▼

Hall A Round Pen Hall A Stalls

Hall B Hall D Arena

Hall D Arena Frances Wright

ATB Financial Conversation Corner Hall D Arena

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Northlands Farm & Ranch Show March 31 to April 2 , 2011 1:30 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Rogator and SpraCoupe ◆

Phil Schayers

Hall C Stage

2:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: New Holland ◆

TBD

Hall C Stage

2:00 p.m.

Business of Beef: Cattle Price Insurance Program Information Session

AFSC

Hall B Ring

2:30 p.m.

Envirotech: Summer Weather Safety on the Farm - Recognizing and Staying Safe from Thunderstorms

Dan Kulak

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

2:30 p.m.

Our side of the story

Anne Anderson

Hall B

3:00 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

3:00 p.m.

Equine Health: Parasites ◆

Dr. Jodie Santarossa, B.Sc. DVM

Hall A Round Pen

3:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: The Past, The Present, The Future ◆

Kelly Penner

Hall C Stage

3:30 p.m.

Alberta Grows: Cool Green Living

Jim Hole

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

4:00 p.m.

Livestock Handling Equipment Demonstration & Verified Beef Production Info Session

4:00 p.m.

Hall B

Live Performance

Alexandra Adamoski

Gallery Stage

4:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Dow AgroSciences, Integrated Pasture Management ◆

Mark Alberts

Hall C Stage

4:30 p.m.

Equine: Demonstration ◆

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall A Round Pen

4:30 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

4:30 p.m.

Envirotech: Growing Forward Energy Management Program

Jason Price

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

6:00 p.m.

Canadian National College Finals Rodeo ★◆

Hall D

April 2, 2011 4-H DAY TIME:

PROGRAM/TOPIC:

SPEAKER:

LOCATION:

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall D Arena

10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Northlands Farm and Ranch Show Exhibits 10:00 a.m

Equine: Riding for Softness ◆

10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. University of Alberta Multi Species Judging Competition

Hall B / Hall A

11:00 a.m.

Equine Health Demonstration ◆

Hall A Round Pen

11:00 a.m.

Performance Horse Sale Meet & Greet the Consignors

11:00 a.m.

Spraying For Profit: Improving Sprayer Performance ◆

Gary Moffat

Hall C Stage

11:30 a.m.

Envirotech: Renewable Energy Opportunities in Alberta

Tim Weis

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

12:00 p.m.

Livestock Handling Equipment Demonstration & Verified Beef Production Info Session

12:00 p.m.

Performance Horse Sale Open Riding for Consignors

12:30 p.m.

Equine: Back Country Packing ◆

12:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Alberta 4-H Provincial Communications Competition

1:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Green Spray ◆

Vic Gunn

Hall C Stage

1:30 p.m.

Women in Agriculture: Cattle Tales From Around the Globe

Kate Kolstad

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

1:30 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: RoGator & SpraCoupe

Phil Schayers

Hall C Stage

1:30 p.m.

Northlands Performance Horse Sale

2:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: New Holland

TBD

Hall C Stage

2:30 p.m.

Envirotech: Practical Precision Agriculture: From Driving Straight to Variable Rate

Colin Bergstrom

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

3:00 p.m.

Equine Health: Preventative Strategies for Building Better Athletes

Dr. Jodie Santarossa, B.Sc. DVM

Hall A Round Pen

3:00 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

3:00 p.m.

Summit 3 Speckle Park Sale

3:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: The Past, The Present, The Future ◆

Kelly Penner

Hall C Stage

3:30 p.m.

Alberta Grows: Cool Green Living

Jim Hole

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

4:00 p.m.

Live Performance

Samantha King

Gallery Stage

4:00 p.m.

Spraying For Profit: Dow AgroSciences, Integrated Pasture Management ◆

Mark Alberts

Hall C Stage

4:30 p.m.

Equine Demonstration ◆

Josh Nichol - A Horseman’s Pursuit

Hall A Round Pen

4:30 p.m.

Live Performance

Colleen Rae

Gallery Stage

4:30 p.m.

Women in Agriculture: Green Hectares

Wendy Schneider

ATB Financial Conversation Corner

6:00 p.m.

Hall A Stalls

Hall B Hall D Arena Wild Deuce Retreats and Outfitting

Hall A Meeting Rooms 107 & 109A

Hall D Arena

Hall B

Hall D

Canadian National College Finals Rodeo ★◆

★ Separate ticketed event  ◆ Presented by Martin Deerline  ▼ Presented by Morand / Alberta Ford Dealers Association

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Seminars & Speakers

Rusty Bellamy BIG COULEE FARMS Have Your Animals Work For You and Not You Working For Your Animals Jim Hole Cool Green Living

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, April 1-2 at 3:30 pm Have you ever grown a garden in a truck bed? How about on a roof? Join Jim Hole, as he introduces you to the fun and fascinating world of growing living walls, microgreens and much more.

Dan Kulak Summer Weather Safety on the Farm - Recognizing and Staying Safe from Thunderstorms

Colin Bergstrom Practical Precision Agriculture: From Driving Straight to Variable Rate

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, April 2 at 2:30 pm This seminar will cover the various implementations of precision agriculture in Alberta such as variable rate technology, RTK guidance and interrow seeding. It will also cover some local results from 2010 with VRT and other uses of precision agriculture technology.

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, April 1 at 2:30 pm This session will give you information on the climatology of summer thunderstorms in Alberta, with an emphasis on what to look for in the sky to recognize potential personal safety threats when working outdoors.

Anne Anderson Our side of the story!

Hall B, April 1st, 2:30 pm Anne Anderson has spent all of her professional life in the business of Beef. "Anne is one of the great innovative minds of the beef industry and her enthusiastic, can-do attitude gets results." Most recently she has accepted a position on the Board of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association which represents over 750,000 U.S. producers. Her presentation on the pressures activists put on industry, and industry’s response will be insightful for farmers and ranchers, and anyone in the food production chain in North America. Her presentation will address the unique threat posed to agricultural producers by the animal rights and environmental activists, and approaches to fighting back.

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, March 31 at 2:30 p.m.  This session will give you information on how to transition a traditional farm to a new model that relies on the sun and the soil to raise farm animals and not on the natural gas normally used to heat a barn. Over the past 15 years, Big Coulee Farms has developed special holistic methods and timing to pasture their animals in a whole management model that is environmentally friendly and yields healthy product for its consumers.

Jason Price Growing Forward Energy Management Program Kerri Buksa The Do’s and Don’ts of Landscaping

Tim Weis Renewable Energy Opportunities in Alberta

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, March 31 - April 2 at 11:30 am Tim Weis, the Director of the Pembina Institute’s renewable energy policy program will discuss the renewable energy potential for the province of Alberta and how renewable electricity can become the backbone of Alberta’s electricity supply in the next 20 years, and how Albertans can be a part of the rapidly growing green energy industry.

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, March 31 at 3:30 pm Most people when planning there landscape know how they want things to look but aren’t sure how to achieve it.  I am going to discuss the basic do’s and don’ts in landscaping from tree placement, tree selection, soil, edging, hardscaping and a few other topics that frequently come up when people are planning there landscapes.  I look forward to seeing everyone at the show. 8

ATB Financial Hall Conversation Corner, April 1 at 4:30 pm This discussion will be about the Growing Forward Programs in the Energy Management area. Government grants are available to farmers to improve the energy efficiency of their operations.

AFSC – CPIP Sessions

Hall B, March 31 – April 2, Daily at 2pm Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) will be holding one session each day on the new Cattle Price Insurance Program. The program is designed to help producers manage risks they face feeding cattle.


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Events

4-H Day

Edmonton EXPO Centre, April 2, 2011 This year the primary focus is on Safety. Safety plays a huge role in 4-H! Whether it’s clipping your steer, or bandaging your horse, safety comes into play in almost every aspect of life on the farm. Don’t forget to bring your 4-H ID card to receive free admission to the Northlands Farm and Ranch Show. on April 2

Ag Innovations

Canadian National College Finals Rodeo

ATB Financial Hall, March 31 – April 2 They say that necessity is the mother of invention! In fact, many of western Canada’s most successful equipment manufacturers got their start in a farmers’ workshop.  This will be the chance for inventors of all sizes to showcase their new inventions, processes or products to the Alberta marketplace.

Presented by Martin Deerline Hall D, March 31 - April 2 Performances start at 6 pm nightly CNCFR is the best dirt flinging adrenaline pumping college rodeo of the year. Get your tickets at farmandranchshow. com or call 780.451.8000. CNCFR ticket purchases include a complimentary admission to Northlands Farm and Ranch Show.

Northlands Performance Horse Sale

Sponsored by Alberta Ford Dealers Association and Morand Industries Hall D, Preview April 1, 1:30 pm; Sale April 2, 1:30 pm A selection of top quality diverse performance horses with training in multiple disciplines. Don’t miss this opportunity to own your next horse with selections from some of the best performance horses in Western Canada. Catalogue is available online at farmandranchshow. com.

The Business of Beef

Hall B – March 31 – April 2 Hall B will be the place to be during the Northlands Farm & Ranch Show. Eileen Leslie from Verified Beef Production will also be on hand presenting details on the funding available to producers who implement the VBP program. AFSC will be offering information on the New Cattle Price Insurance Program they are offering as well. 10

Envirotech

ATB Financial Hall, March 31- April 2 A mixture of exhibits and speaker presentations will make up this display, while the main goal will be to provide you with information on the latest, most cutting-edge environmental technology and developments in the field of environmental science.

Women in Agriculture

ATB Financial Conversation Corner March 31 – April 2 Behind every great man is a great woman, and nowhere does this ring truer than on the farm. Ladies, here is a feature just for you! Come hear our outstanding speakers, who will focus on topics from livestock to health and wellness. All of our incredible presenters are women involved in today’s agriculture industry.

Antique Tractor Display

Hall E, March 31 – April 2 The Strathcona Vintage Tractor Association and the Sturgeon Antiques Club will be displaying tractors from days gone by. Don’t miss this blast from the past!

Alberta Grows

ATB Financial Conversation Corner March 31 – April 2 It’s just about spring so now is the perfect time to discover new ideas for your yard. Discover the in’s and out’s of landscaping and gardening. This program features many unique ideas that are also great for the environment.


Northlands Farm & Ranch Show March 31 to April 2 , 2011

Summit 3 Speckle Park Sale

Hall B, Cattle on Display daily, Sale April 2, 3 pm Speckle Park cattle are truly Canadian but are becoming very popular on the International stage. Three prominent Speckle Park breeders will be holding their sale at the Northlands Farm & Ranch Show Saturday, April 2nd. Cattle will be on display for the entire show, visit www.summit3sale.com for further sale information.

Competitions Multi-Species Judging Competition

Hall B, April 2 10:00 am to 1:00 pm The University of Alberta Multi-Species Judging Club would like to invite you to participate in the Annual Intercollegiate and 4-H Judging Competition held at Northlands Farm and Ranch Show. Both livestock and non-livestock classes will be judged, and any 4-H’er can compete individually, or if they prefer, in teams of four. No experience is necessary. With great prizes at stake and an opportunity to make new friends, this competition is not one to be missed!

Alberta 4-H Provincial Communications Competition

Meeting Rooms 107-109A; April 2, 12:45 pm to 4:00 pm Senior members in Alberta 4-H who represent seven different

Feature Beef Breed – Salers

regions across the province will arrive at the Northlands Farm and Ranch Show to compete in the 2011 Annual Provincial Communications Competition. The communications competition is comprised of two separate events – Public Speaking and Presentations. For more information, visit www.4h.ab.ca.

Hall B March 31 – April 2, Showcased Daily Salers are considered to be one of the oldest European breeds and are the 2011 Feature Beef breed at the Northlands Farm & Ranch Show. The Alberta Salers Association will be showcasing the history, breed attributes and the cattle themselves.

Clinics & Demos Josh Nichol Horsemanship Clinic

Spraying For Profit

Presented by Martin Deerline, Selmac Sales, Hammer New Holland and Dow Agro Sciences Hall C, March 31-April 2 The practice of chemical applications is key in today’s agricultural operations. These

Presented by Martin Deerline Halls A & D, March 31 – April 2 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Hall A, March 31 – April 2 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join accomplished trainer and clinician Josh Nichol for educational horsemanship clinics and demonstrations. Josh has been helping his students overcome training difficulties and achieve their goals for over ten years, and has been featured in such publications as Horse-Canada, Western Horse Review, Equus and Horse Care. He has also recently released a DVD series called “From the Inside Out”, which features his groundwork techniques.

clinics will help both owners and spray operators understand the latest technologies, products, and application procedures while providing insight into improving your sprayers performance, productivity, and operating economics.

Equine Health & Well-Being Sessions Presented by Martin Deerline Hall A March 31 - April 2 Dr. Jodie Santarossa and Stone Willow Veterinary Services will be holding sessions daily on the health and well being of your horse. Topics include bandaging, parasites and maintenance in building a better athlete, plus more!

Livestock Handling Equipment Demos

Hall B March 31 & April 1, Noon & 4pm, April 2 at noon Six leading livestock handling equipment dealers will be showcasing their systems with live cattle so you can see them in action.

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Northlands Farm & Ranch Show March 31 to April 2 , 2011

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March 31, Gallery Stage, 4:00 p.m. Possessing an incredible gift for performing, Leah has quite a list of accomplishments under her belt for a 19 year old. Leah has opened and shared stages with the likes of LeAnn Rimes, Tanya Tucker, Doc Walker and Jason McCoy, just to name a few. She has released 3 songs to radio that garnered her airplay in Canada, the US and Europe and to date she has recorded 5 CD’s in total. Watch out for this rising star!


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Spraying for Profit Chemical Applications Clinic

For anyone involved in today’s highly technical and very mechanized agriculture industry, a sprayer is one of the most frequently used and important pieces of equipment in today’s operations. Northlands 2011 Farm and Ranch Show has brought in industry experts to talk with you about the latest developments to make spraying profitable, and to discuss some of the pitfalls to watch out for this spring and summer. The Show’s clinics will help both owners and sprayer operators understand what the latest in technology, products and information can do to improve sprayer performance, productivity and operating economics. One of the other key aspects of spraying is the safe handling and use of chemicals. We have that issue included for you to discuss with our presenters, as well. All the bases will be covered at Northlands Farm and Ranch this year, and while the main focus of Spraying for Profit will be on crop production, there will also be clinics for livestock producers. The fundamental goals of spray application, coverage, droplet measurement and technology will be front and centre for clinic participants. Presenters will not only focus on droplet measurement but also on targets and size management through air induction technology and the air bubble jet nozzle.  Spraying is an ever-evolving technology so patterns and droplet size on various sprayers, improvements and nozzles will be discussed in detail. Going green is a phrase we all hear and perhaps use nearly every day now. It’s the latest wave in our industry, and we’ve brought in an expert to talk about the rewards of going green when working with sprayers, and this clinic will also look at intelligent application equipment and strategic advantages to going green. Environmentally-controlled applications will also be discussed by product specialists, who will focus their presentations on the advantages of accurately and efficiently applying nutrients and protectants for improved crop yield, while at the same time reducing costs.

What about past, present and future trends in spraying? Absolutely, we have that covered. Our presenters will focus on chemical application through the eyes of the custom applicator providing a synopsis of all three trends, including where we’re at today and where this critical element of our industry is going in the next five to 10 years. Managing environmental changes along with new environmental regulations continue to affect the industry, and these important issues will be addressed in our Spraying for Profit clinics. For livestock producers, an integrated pasture management plan to increase grass productivity is an important aspect of your cattle operation. To reduce invasive plant, weed, brush and tree encroachment, herbicide applications must be part of your plan to stay ahead of those challenges while remaining productive and profitable. Herbicide applications offer long-term, lasting results that can be highly effective alternatives to other rejuvenation methods such as mowing, cultivation and mechanical removal. Presenters from Dow AgroSciences will give you an update and plenty of ideas on the innovations that are helping western Canadian cattle producers improve their bottom line. Taking in the Spraying for Profit clinics at Northlands 2011 Farm and Ranch Show is an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest technology, products, services and procedures that will maximize your investment in chemical application on your farm or ranch. NOTE: For anyone working toward obtaining a Pesticide Application Certificate make sure you catch Gary Moffatt’s Improving Sprayer Performance clinic taking place at 11 a.m. all three mornings in Hall C at the EXPO Centre. Attendees will get a complimentary credit in the concept area of application technology. More information on what Pesticide Application Certificates are available can be found at: http://environment.alberta.ca/01598. html 16


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The Business of Beef A highlight of the Business of Beef focus at Northlands Farm and Ranch Show this year is the Summit 3 Speckle Park Sale, where Speckle Park cattle will be on display for the duration of the Show, culminating with a sale on Saturday, April 2nd.

If you’re looking for ways to improve the efficiency and profitability in your beef operations, then Hall B in the EXPO Centre is where you’ll want to be on Thursday, March 31st, Friday, April 1st and Saturday April 2nd between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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You may be wondering who or what are Speckle Park? Well, first and foremost: Speckle Park are Canadian!  This amazing breed had its beginnings in Saskatchewan, and is only the second breed of beef cattle in Canada to be granted distinct breed status.  Both parts of the name, Speckle and Park, refer to the colour pattern. “Speckle” was obvious because of the spots on the rear quarters and over the body; “Park” because some of the breed display the white park colour pattern of a white body with coloured points about the ears, eyes, muzzle, lower legs and teats. The colour patterns of Speckle Park are distinctive and certainly catch one’s eye. Their merits as beef cattle will ensure their sustainability as a distinct breed. The singular Speckle Park also refers to the plural, so whether a breeder or rancher has one or a hundred head, they will still have Speckle Park. And the number of Speckle Park in


Northlands Farm & Ranch Show March 31 to April 2 , 2011 Canada, and internationally, continues to increase. For example, take the Six Star Speckle Park Company. This group of cattlemen, which includes Australian Greg Ebbeck, has assembled the largest purebred Speckle Park herd in the world with 350 cows. Ebbeck first noticed this unique breed at Northlands Farmfair and has been keeping a close eye on it ever since. Speckle Park was labeled an evolving breed for 14 years, and then when they obtained breed status in 2006, Ebbeck and his partners immediately bought a few embryos. Within a few short years, Ebbeck’s purchased 2,000 Speckle Park embryos and has 45 breeders across Australia. His enthusiasm about the breed is so strong, Ebbeck created the Speckle Park International Association out of Australia and the Australian purebreds are on performance data at the University of Armidale in New

South Wales. Since Ebbeck started focusing on Speckle Park, he’s won three Australian carcass competitions with calves. At the Brisbane, Australia Royal Show earlier this year he entered one Speckle Park steer and won Grand Champion Carcass against more than 650 other head. Jason Goodfellow from Six Star Speckle Park Inc. (formerly Notta Ranch) in Neilburg, Saskatchewan, is one of three consignors presenting the Summit 3 Speckle Park Sale at the Northlands Farm and Ranch Show. Goodfellow’s anticipating a busy three days at Northlands Farm and Ranch Show. As he points out, Speckle Park is a small breed competing in the arena with all of the very well established breeds, and they are seeing the results of their investment and hard work being crowned as grand champions and reserve grand champions in show after show. The Northlands Farm and

Ranch show is extremely proud to be hosting the Summit 3 Speckle Park Sale, with three prominent Speckle Park breeders consigning a total of 30 head to the sale along with embryo lots. You’ll want to consider arriving at the sale early, as a large

crowd is expected in Hall B, in addition to the international audience that will be watching – and buying - online from several countries around the world including the United States, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit www.summit3sale.com.

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College cowboys and cowgirls are set to buck, rope, and ride in the 2011 Canadian National College Finals Rodeo (CNCFR) at Northlands’ Edmonton EXPO Centre on Thursday, March 31st, Friday, April 1st and Saturday, April 2nd. As they gear up for some intense competition, Lee MacMillan, a more than two decades rodeo veteran, is working extra hard as a mentor helping up and coming rodeo stars better develop their roping and riding skills as well as their competitive spirit. As the Equine and Rodeo Operations Manager for Lakeland College, MacMillan spends a tremendous amount of time mentoring and encouraging young rodeo stars as they prepare to compete for national titles. Not only do his student(s) benefit from his serious rodeo competition know-how and extensive experience, but also his deeply engrained sense of sportsmanship. MacMillan certainly has the savvy to help shape rodeo upand-comers. Born and raised on a cattle and horse ranch near Vermilion, Alberta, MacMillan saddled up his own rodeo and riding abilities at a very young age, competing in gymkhana horse events and team penning when he was just eight years of age. While actively involved in high school rodeo, he remembers watching college students very closely as they competed in the college finals rodeo events. He always knew he wanted in on the action. It didn’t take long for MacMillan to earn the Fall Classic Team Roping championship in both 1998 and 1999. Among numerous other rodeo honours, he also qualified for the Lakeland Rodeo Association Finals three times. Then, in 1999 and 2000 he qualified for CNCFR (at that time it was known as Canadian Intercol-

legiate Rodeo) in team roping, his best event. “Team roping was the easiest event for me to be involved in,” explains MacMillan, “because I was always on horseback and roping at the ranch I grew up on.” As a mentor for upcoming CNCFR stars, MacMillan says his teaching has more to do with ethics around the arena and rodeo sportsmanship. “I’m not a classroom instructor, but a resource for students.” He oversees participant needs, giving competitors the opportunity to practise rodeo skills, encouraging them to enjoy themselves in the heat of the action, but also disciplining themselves to study. What was the hardest thing MacMillan had to learn while moving up in his college finals rodeo days? “Not winning all the time – and still being able to move on and stay competitive,” he says. His advice for upcoming rodeo competitors is to “stay positive and enjoy yourself. And be willing to listen to what others have to offer as far as advice.” CNCFR competitors from across Canada are busy honing their championship skills for the national title competition. For audiences, CNCFR always offers exciting action with 10 events including Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Pole Bending, Tie-Down Roping and plenty more. It’s classic rodeo action steering the careers of the rodeo stars of tomorrow. Advance tickets start at $13.20, including fees, and are available by phone at 780.451.800 or ticketmaster.ca For more information visit farmandranchshow.com. 24


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Equine clinics everything from soup to nuts

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Perhaps a better way to write that headline would be: everything from hoof to poll! That’s what visitors to Northlands’ Farm and Ranch Show will experience, and learn from equine experts, during three days of clinics at Edmonton’s EXPO Centre.

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Of course, every clinic at the NorthlandsFarm and Ranch Show is worth attending, but if you only have time for one or two then make sure you consider the following two. The first will be facilitated by Josh Nichol, who’s earned a well-deserved place as one of Canada’s top horsemen because of his uncanny ability to get to the root of a horse’s troubles. An accomplished trainer and clinician, Josh has been helping his students overcome training difficulties and achieve their goals for more than 10 years. Josh trains horses at his familyowned Eagle’s Wing Ranch located just south of Athabasca, Alberta. He also teaches numerous clinics away from Eagle’s Wing Ranch, which allows him to assist students throughout western Canada and parts of Ontario. Josh grew up around horses and later had the opportunity to study under the tutelage of great horsemen and horsewomen such as Deb Bennett, Harry Whitney and Richard Caldwell. Since meeting his mentors, and spending invaluable time with them learning about their techniques, Josh has evolved into a horseman who applies a thorough understanding of equine language to help advance relationships between 26


riders and their horses. “Most training issues start when brace within a horse is left unchecked. When high performance expectations and a rider’s own tension are added to the mix, very often the horse struggles,” says Josh. “My ultimate goal is to help every student be fully aware of his or her horse, understand themselves and then move softly forward harmoniously.” This year’s Northlands Farm and Ranch Show’s also features clinics facilitated by Dr. Jodie Santarossa from Brightside Veterinary Services. Dr. Santarossa will focus her discussions on three key areas: unwrapping the mystery (bandaging and wound care), parasites and building better athletes. “Nearly 99.9 per cent of horse owners will go through the experience, at some point, of dealing with wrapping some part of their horse’s leg,” Dr. Santarossa explains. “It’s really a matter of when they’re going to have to do that, not if they’re going to have to. “The clinic on bandages will look at ways to properly wrap lacerations, how to prepare the horse for veterinary treatment and shipping, and we’ll look at ways to try and prevent problems from occurring in the first place.”

Parasites are a never-ending challenge in caring for one’s horse, and Dr. Santarossa will discuss ways to better manage that problem and address new scientific findings. “At times, I believe, we’ve under acknowledged and possibly over-treated some equine parasites. We’ve done the same thing to horses as we’ve done with ourselves, as humans, by over prescribing antibiotics, thus creating antibiotic resistant superbugs. We’ve taken the same approach with horses, so in this clinic we’ll do some assessing about parasites and look at making changes where necessary.” Dr. Santarossa’s true passion in working with horses is building better athletes. “I really do love this area of veterinary medicine, and I’m a firm believer in that old adage of one ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. “Intensive training can create certain respiratory problems in horses, and in some cases elite athletes and their talents are, perhaps, being wasted. So, in this clinic we’ll look at ways of ensuring these talented and energetic athletes are not being squandered.” Northlands Farm and Ranch Show’s equine clinics take place in Halls A and D all three days.

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Quality & Workmanship Quality & Workmanship can be seen up close or from a distance, from inside or out, and is noticed over time. This is what makes the Meridian name the most preferred brand in the storage industry. Another great advantage of Meridian Built. Š 2011 Meridian Manufacturing Group. Registered Trademarks Used Under License.


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Protecting your livelihood with AMA Farm Insurance AMA offers flexible farm insurance coverage for your home, outbuildings, equipment, livestock, vehicles and liability needs. Plus, you can also save up to 40% on your farm property insurance.

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Northlands Farm & Ranch Show 2011