Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup holds cattle photography workshop, scholarships awarded

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the October 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup planned to celebrate the 13th annual weekend on August long weekend. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Roundup committee decided to have a workshop on photographing cattle with Morgan llg.

Exhibitors in the photography and graphic marketing workshop included: Blake Airey, Chase Airey, Brogan Birmingham, Taylor Carlson, Dylan Frey, Reegan Frey, Kyleigh Magotiaux, Katherine Possberg, Madisyn Robertson and Alaina Verwey. Participants will get a Roundup 2020 award for their efforts.

View the photos and marketing items on the Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup Facebook page and the website at Thanks to evaluators, Morgan llg and Jill Harvie.

Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup awards two scholarships

Taylor Carlson. photo: Supplied

The $1,000 scholarship went to Taylor Carlson of Elm Creek. She will be attending Lakeland College to study animal science technology with a beef science major. Carlson is very active in 4-H. She is also the Manitoba director on the Canadian Junior Shorthorn board, a Sunday school teacher and is currently co-president of the student council. Carlson has attended Beef Roundup for the past seven years and currently is a director on the Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup board. Along with owning her own Shorthorn cattle, she is also very passionate about Ag Vocation, an educational livestock display that her family has created to share the truth about animal agriculture.


Levi Best. photo: Supplied

The second scholarship of $500 went to Levi Best of Harding. Best will be attending an Apprenticeship Manitoba program and specializing in welding for three years. He has been a member of Beef Roundup for the last 12 years and has his own herd of Angus cattle. Best grew up in the 4-H program in Rivers 4-H Beef and in 2019 was president of the Manitoba Junior Angus Association. He still finds time to weld and to fit cattle with his LB Custom Clipping business. Congratulations to these two enthusiastic young cattle producers.

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Mike Millar

As National account manager for Canadian Cattlemen, I work with all major accounts including equipment manufacturers, ad agency's and national breed associations. When I'm not busy working and promoting Canadian Cattlemen magazine, my family and I are running a purebred herd of Simmental cattle at Grandora, Sask.



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