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Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation awards scholarships

Purely Purebred, news from the May 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation awarded three scholarships this spring. All three recipients are using the funds for artificial insemination courses to diversify their herd genetics. Shyanne Reynolds hails from Consul, Sask., where her family raises commercial cattle. Her involvement with the Simmental Association began in 2016 when she won the Arnal Boys Memorial […] Read more

Grand Champion Bull.

Alberta Supreme Show of Champions presented

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the December 2018 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

The winners of the Alberta Supreme Show of Champions presented by RAM were announced November 10 at FarmFair International. The Grand Champion Female (below) was GREENWOOD PLD ALLY 702A with calf at side GREENWOOD FLICK PYN 62F, shown by Greenwood Limousin and Angus of Lloydminster, Alta. The Grand Champion Bull (at top) was a Black […] Read more


Don Pochylko with calf.

A tribute to Don Pochylko

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the November 2018 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Hereford and cattle juniors from all breeds have until December 15 to apply for two $1,500 awards to participate or attend a cattle-related event or learning experience. It is all part of the Beef Cattle Learning Award created by Frances, Lance and Sheri Leachman of Big Gully Farms at Maidstone, Sask., in memory of Buddy […] Read more

The Canadian Gelbvieh Association elected a new board of directors at its annual meeting during Canadian Western Agribition in November. Back row (l-r): Kert Ness, Ryan Sommerfeld, James Jasper, Neal Overby. Front row (l-r): Lon Carlson (vice-president), Aaron Birch, Lee Wirgau (president).

Canadian Gelbvieh Association elects new board

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the February 2017 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

2016 was a record-setting year for the Canadian Angus Association with members registering 62,414 calves. The previous high was 61,578 calves in 2008. Sales of Canadian Angus Rancher Endorsed tags was the second-highest amount on record at 278,010. Congratulations to Glen and Darlene Glessman of Glesbar Cattle Co. Ltd. for winning the Canadian Angus Foundation’s […] Read more


Forty nine enthusiastic Manitoba and Saskatchewan Junior Cattle Producers attended the 9th annual Manitoba Youth Beef Roundup in Neepawa, Man. Excitement in the cattle industry brought out a top-notch group of interested cattle producers and 91 head of cattle.

Friends of Canadian Simmental Foundation auction raises $100,000

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the September 2016 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

We announced this last month in another part of the magazine but I just wanted to pass on my own congratulations to Bob Switzer and John Willmott, two men who are closely tied to the Angus breed in this country, who will be inducted into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame November 6 at the […] Read more

At the Masterfeeds Supreme Champion competition at the RAWF in Toronto.

Angus dominates at 2015 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Purely Purebred: News about you from the December 2015 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Taylor Isley is the Commercial Angus Identification and Performance Program (CAIPP) co-ordinator of the Canadian Angus Association. This is a one-year internship supported by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Career Focus Program. Taylor will be working with breed development director, Kajal Devani, to get the CAIPP program up and running in 2016. Through CAIPP producers can […] Read more


This is the Canadian delegation of 37 at the Durango portion of the World Angus Secretariat in Mexico. Durango is the second leg of the three-location event wrapping up Oct. 27 in Mazatland/Sinaloa.

Young 4-H cattle producer donates proceeds to STARS

Purely Purebred: News about you from the November 2015 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

In 2017 The World Angus Forum will be held in Scotland, the home of the Aberdeen Angus breed. The forum will take place from Thursday, June 15 to Monday, July 3, 2017 and will incorporate a pre-forum tour in England, a post-forum tour in Scotland and the Royal Highland Show taking place in Edinburgh. The […] Read more