Calling all Jr’s! Your Jr Board is having another contest for all Jr members to participate in. We are having a Drawing Contest. You can do a drawing in either black and white or in color. See the flier below with details. The deadline for entries is Oct 1, 2020. If you have any questions you can contact one of the board members, myself (Nancy Burton) or drop your question to the Jr email. Looking forward to seeing some great entries!
Check back for connection info!
Meeting agenda and other documents will be posted by Nov. 1st.
5 yearling ewes, RRNN, very correct, easy keeping, as they have been on grass only since mid March. $1750 for the group, Sire is a Bierle ram, that won 2018 FFA show, dam side has VanArkel, Heupel, Oak Hills bloodlines. Also have a nice set of ewe lambs for sale.
DIRECTOR ELECTION & CANDIDATES
There will be one director opening in Districts 1, 3 and 4. There will be 2 openings in District 2; a one year term and a three year term.
PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGES
The following document lists the proposed bylaw changes that will be on a ballot this fall. Please contact a director with any questions.
UNITED SUFFOLK SHEEP ASSOCIATION
Annual Meeting Notice
At this time, the USSA Annual Meeting has not been scheduled due to COVID and the uncertainty and fluidity around livestock events.
If the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) goes as normally scheduled, the USSA Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with NAILE in Louisville, Kentucky. The date will be announced on the USSA website (www.suffolks.org), USSA Facebook page, an Association E-blast sent and in the October issue of The Banner.
If NAILE is cancelled or the NAILE schedule/guidelines change, the USSA Annual Meeting will be held via Zoom meeting. The meeting date and connection information will be posted on the USSA website (www.suffolks.org), USSA Facebook page, an Association E-blast sent and in the October issue of The Banner.
2019 Suffolk Ewe Lamb Giveaway Winners
District 1 – Kendall Driscoll
District 2 – Beau Newport
District 3 – Nesse Tuttle
District 4 – Hannah McAllistor
Videos will be posted on our website soon!
We had 52 videos submitted! Applicants are encouraged to consider reapplying next year!!!
USSA HALL OF FAME RECOGNITION EVENING
The USSA Board is excited to announce, the 2019 USSA Hall of Fame inductees!
Spelman B. Collins
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
Russell Sheep Co., LLC
Location: ULA room – on the second floor of Freedom Hall – use escalator/elevator in food court.