2019 National Suffolk Sale Info

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Mark your calendars for the National Suffolk Sale in conjunction with the Midwest Stud Ram Sale. Here’s a few activities & events you may want to attend:

Wednesday, June 26 
Suffolk Breeding Sheep Show – Swine Barn, South Ring (following Hampshires)

Thursday, June 27
Informational Meeting for USSA members – 8am, Dr. Taylor Woods Reception Hall
Suffolk Wether Sire & Dam Show – Swine Barn (following club lambs & Hampshires)
Root Beer Float Suffolk Member Meet & Greet – 7-10pm Suffolk Pens – hosted by Suffolk Enthusiasts

Friday, June 28                  
Donuts & Drinks (Swine Barn) – prior to Suffolk Sale
National Suffolk Sale (Breeding Sheep) – Swine Barn (following Hampshires)

Saturday, June 29
National Suffolk Sale (Wether Sires & Dams) – Swine Barn (following Club Lambs & Hampshires)

To view the full Midwest Stud Ram Sale schedule: www.midwestsale.com

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Bred Ewes For Sale

Bred ewes for sale. Exposed to “Ammo” and “Snazz”.

Super genetics. Reasonably priced.

Kenny Capron, KC Suffolks, Iowa
319.231.4497

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Hall of Fame Recognition Evening

USSA HALL OF FAME RECOGNITION EVENING

The USSA Board is excited to announce, the 2019 USSA Hall of Fame inductees!

John Ascuaga

Spelman B. Collins

Rob Frost

Ken McMillan

 

Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized on Monday, November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky. If your schedule allows, please consider attending this year’s event. Please note that the dinner requires a reservation, reservations are due to the USSA Office by November 1st. The dinner is $25 per person.

Thank you to our event sponsors:
Gene Check, Inc.
Purina Animal Nutrition
The Banner Magazine
Royer Farm
Russell Sheep Co., LLC
Superior Farms

Location: ULA room – on the second floor of Freedom Hall – use escalator/elevator in food court.

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Director Election Results

USSA Director Election Results

District 1
Cynthia Huckins, Spring Creek, Nevada (unopposed)

District 2
Jim Van Dyke, Wessington Springs, South Dakota (20 votes)
Bill Gergen, Geneva, Nebraska (10 votes)

District 3
Randy Dombek, Ivanhoe, Minnesota (39 votes)
Gary Hoskins, Jefferson, Iowa (27 votes)
Dennis Sorensen, Chebanse, Illinois (21 votes)
Kenny Capron, Parkersburg, Iowa (16 votes)

District 4

Randy Hodges, Lansing, Michigan (unopposed)

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2019 Junior Show Photos

To view photos taken by the AAJS Photographer please CLICK HERE.

 

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Fall & Spring Ewe Lambs For Sale

Fall and spring ewe lambs for sale. Skartvedt, Hoskins, Knutson and Burke breeding. $250-$500. Stalzer Suffolks Zearing, Iowa 515-460-3115

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Direct Marketing Webinar

This webinar provides insight to anyone interested in selling lamb, pork or beef direct to the consumer!

Suffolk U Fall Webinar
Direct Marketing: Lamb to the Consumer

Topics Include:
▪️Know your Potential Market
▪️Understanding Regulations
▪️Meeting the Needs of your Customer
▪️Working with a Processor

VIEW ARCHIVED WEBINAR HERE

Direct Marketing Webinar Slides

Webinar Links:
Selling Legally – Summary of Federal Inspection Requirements for Meat Products
Does my state have state inspection? USDA Lookup Link
Labeling Guide
American Lamb Board – Free Materials
American Lamb Board – Shopping & Cooler Bags
Pricing Calculator

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Ram Lambs For Sale

For Sale: Registered Suffolk Ram Lambs. Sired by a son of Skardvedt’s “Coach” ram, Champion 2016 National Jr. Show. Ready to go. Nice & muscular. $200

Amy Johnson, Wisconsin
608-269-2383 or 608-633-7986

 

 

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NAILE Meeting & Event Schedule

USSA NAILE MEETING & EVENT SCHEDULE

Please visit the USSA Booth at NAILE for meeting locations and/or time changes. Check back for a complete schedule of Suffolk Events! 
Please note that the USSA Annaul Meeting will be held Monday, between the USSA Board of Directors meetings. It will NOT be in conjunction with the Hall of Fame Recognition Evening.

Friday, November 15
Junior Breeding Showmanship – 10am
Premier Bred Ewe Sale—3pm also on wlivestock.com
Market Lamb Showmanship—4pm
Lead Line –5pm
Premier Market Mama Sale—7pm on wlivestock.com

Saturday, November 16
Suffolk Market Lamb Show
UJSSA Root Beer Float Social – 2:30pm, USSA Display EXHIBITOR PHOTO @ 2:45pm
North American International Suffolk Sale – 3:30pm
UJSSA Meeting – 30 minutes following the conclusion of the Suffolk Sale, SWA Boardroom (use elevator next to restrooms outside of sheep penning area)

Sunday, November 17
Junior Suffolk Breeding Sheep Show – following Dorper show, Ring 1

 Monday, November 18
All events on Monday will be held in ULA room (on the second floor of Freedom Hall – use escalator/elevator in food court).
2018/2019 USSA Board of Directors Meeting – 8am
USSA Annual Meeting – 10am
2019/2020 USSA Board of Directors Meeting (following Annual Meeting)
Hall of Fame Recognition Event – 5:30pm Social Hour, 6:30pm Dinner

Tuesday, November 19
Open Suffolk Show – 8am, Ring 1

Thursday, November 21
Supreme Champion – follows completion of all open shows

***Any Changes to meeting times and locations to be posted at the USSA booth***

 

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Hall of Fame Inductees

The USSA Board of Directors announces the 2019 Suffolk Hall of Fame Inductees:

John Ascuaga, Nevada
Spellman Collins, California
Rob Frost, Ohio
Ken McMillan, Illinois

 

You’re invited to celebrate their contributions to the Suffolk Breed on Monday, November 18th at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky. Dinner reservations need to be made for the Hall of Fame recognition evening in advance, those who attended last year reported they had a great time! Hope to see you in attendance this year! Please contact the USSA Office to make your reservation.

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2019 Election Information

Election ballots and proposed bylaw changes have been mailed – these items are to be returned to the USSA Office, postmarked on or before October 1st in the provided envelope. There is one director opening in districts 1, 2 and 4. District 3 has 2 director openings; the individual receiving the most votes will fill the 3 year term and the individual with the second most votes will fill the 2 year term.

District 1
Cynthia Huckins, Spring Creek, NV

District 2
W.E. (Bill) Gergen, Geneva, NE
Jim Van Dyke, Wessington Springs, SD

District 3
Kenny Capron, Parkersburg, IA
Randy Dombek, Ivanhoe, MN
Gary Hoskins, Jefferson, IA
Dennis Sorensen, Chebanse, IL

District 4
Randy Hodges, Lansing, MI

CLICK HERE TO VIEW CANDIDATE BIOS

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENTS

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