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History book in the works for Canadian Gelbvieh Association

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Gelbvieh Association is compiling and publishing their first history book in celebration of the association’s 50th anniversary. The association is looking forward to preserving and documenting the past 50 years of the Gelbvieh business, as well as the evolution of agriculture and farming that has gone along with it. To help write the […] Read more

Angus associations share data on foot scores

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Angus Association is teaming up with Angus Australia and the American Angus Association to combine foot score phenotypes from all three databases. Following promising results from research conducted by Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI), the first updated foot score EPDs — including phenotypes from all three databases — was published November 27. “Using all […] Read more


Clockwise from top left: Sadie Anwender, Jessica Sperber, Jacey Massey, and Ryan Edwards.

Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation announces scholarship winners

Purely Purebred: News from the January 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation is awarding scholarships totalling $12,000 in value to several students this year. Bailey McCormack of Grenfell, Sask. and Sadie Anwender of Radville, Sask., each received a Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation scholarship, valued at $3,000 each. Both are enrolled at the University of Regina. McCormack is working towards a […] Read more

Brooking Dusty’s Countess 9026.

Lloydminster Stockade Roundup results

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

In what could be called the understatement of 2020, it’s been quite a year. It was nice to see a cattle show take place in Canada. The Stockade Roundup was held November 3 to 7 in Lloydminster, Sask. Exhibitors were happy to get out and showcase their breeding programs and visit with friends and customers […] Read more


Congratulations to Aspen Blake for winning the 2020 Canadian Gelbvieh Association scholarship.

News from the Canadian Gelbvieh Association

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Canadian Gelbvieh Association is excited to announce that it will be organizing its first replacement heifer performance program at Olds College in Alberta to start February 2021. The objectives of the program will be to collect performance data through GrowSafe beef, docility scoring and reproductive efficiency data. If interested or for more information, please […] Read more

Brad Robart and daughter Susan at the 2002 Ohio State Fair with his prize Murray Grey cow-calf pair.

Condolences to the Groeneveld, Simpson and Robart families

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News from the December 2020 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Condolences to the Groeneveld family Chuck Groeneveld, a well-known ambassador of the Canadian beef industry, passed away October 30, 2020 at the age of 83 years. Groeneveld left school at a young age to help on the family farm, but at 14 he was wise beyond his years. He spent a lifetime giving to organizations […] Read more


Agribition begins search for the top 50 most influential people in Canadian agriculture

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) is excited to launch Canada’s first and only national search for the most influential individuals in agriculture. Presented by FCC, the public campaign will celebrate the people who are leading, inspiring, and building agriculture across all sectors of the industry. “Agriculture and agri-business is one of the fastest growing industries and […] Read more

Team Koe.

News from the Canadian Angus Association

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

Mark your calendar June 10 to 12, 2021, for the Canadian Angus Association National Convention to be held in Saskatoon, Sask. Watch here for details as they come or check out the Canadian Angus website at cdnangus.ca for more information. The Canadian Junior Angus Association is proud to announce that Hayes Howe of Cypress County, […] Read more


Olds College receives donation of purebred Red Angus herd

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

Thanks to the generous donation of 10 Red Angus heifer calves from the Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society, Olds College will now be home to a purebred Red Angus herd. The purebred herd will be managed by the college’s Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production which provides resources and services to move the livestock industry’s […] Read more

Virtual breed shows headline Agribition in 2020

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

More details are available on Canadian Western Agribition’s multi-breed virtual cattle show series. The Agribition Evolution Series, presented by RBC and supported by the Canadian Beef Breeds Council, will feature 11 breeds with Grand Champion Bulls and Females from each breed competing for the Evolution Series Supreme Champion title. The Evolution Supreme Champions will receive […] Read more