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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.

2020 Proposed Bylaws changes

National Suffolk Online Sale

Lots posted!
www.integritylivestocksales.com

Rams – June 1st
View Ram Lots!

Ewes – June 2nd
View Ewe Lots!

National Suffolk Sale Info Posted!

Click here to learn more about the National Suffolk Online Sale!

Ewe Lamb Giveaway Winners Announced

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!!!

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.

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)

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

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***

 

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.

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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