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Election Results & Annual Meeting

Virtual Annual Meeting

WATCH THE ARCHIVED USSA ANNUAL MEETING

View 2020 Annual Meeting AgendaYear-end ReportsRegistrations by Member Registrations by State19-20 USSA Financial Summary

 

DISTRICT 3 VACANCY NOTICE (posted 11/5/20)View District 3 Vacancy Notice

DIRECTOR ELECTION RESULTSThere 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. 

District 1
Matt Wolf, Caldwell, Idaho
View District 1 Candidate Bio
District 2
Carol Heupel, Weldona, Colorado – fills 3 year term, 14 votes
Jeff Baumann, Savannah, Missouri – fills 1 year term, 13 votes
Bill Gergen, Geneva, Nebraska – 12 votes
Tom Burke, Smithville, Missouri – 5 votesView District 2 Candidate Bios
 
District 3

Jeremy Geske, New Prague, Minnesota – 23 votes
Teresa Harker, Oxford, Iowa – 12 votesView District 3 Candidate Bios
 
District 4
The District 4 vacancy seat will be filled on November 10th. View District 4 Vacancy Notice (updated 8.26)

PROPOSED BYLAW CHANGESThe following document lists the proposed [ ]

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Suffolk Assessment

We invite you to participate in the Suffolk Association Needs Assessment. This assessment is open to anyone who owns Suffolk sheep, USSA or UJSSA membership is not required. It is estimated that this assessment will take approximately 30 minutes. The information gathered will be used in future long range planning by the USSA Board of Directors.

Participants who complete this assessment and include contact information will be entered into a drawing for two $50 Amazon gift cards.

The assessment link will be available thru October 15th.
Thank you again for taking time to complete this assessment!
~USSA Board of Directors

Assessment Link:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YDF8WSH

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Suffolk Genetic Recovery Program

U.S.S.A Board Adopts Suffolk Genetic Recovery Program

The United Suffolk Board in its retreat during the spring of 2015 proposed a goal of establishing a Suffolk genetic recovery program under the breed improvement plan.  It became apparent to the Board that a number of Suffolk breeders had not registered their Suffolks for many years.  These sheep were not eligible for the percentage registration program even though they were of Suffolk origins.  The Board decided to explore the ramifications of allowing these breeders to register their sheep by appointing a committee to further investigate the issue.  The Board adopted a Suffolk genetic recovery proposal after much research and numerous meetings.  The parameters of the program are as follows.

Eligibility for Suffolk GAP registrations

Must be a member in good standing of the U.S.S.A. or U.J.S.S.A
Certify to the best of your knowledge that the sheep being considered for GAP are of Suffolk descent by signing [ ]

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Webinar: Understanding Parasite Susceptibility & Resistance

Click Here to View Archived Webinar!

Click Here to View Presentation Slides!

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National Suffolk Sale Info Posted!

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

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Ewe Lamb Giveaway Winners Announced

2019 Suffolk Ewe Lamb Giveaway WinnersDistrict 1 – Kendall DriscollDistrict 2 – Beau NewportDistrict 3 – Nesse TuttleDistrict 4 – Hannah McAllistor

Videos will be posted on our website soon!

We had 52 videos submitted! Applicants are encouraged to consider reapplying next year!!!

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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 NutritionThe Banner MagazineRoyer FarmRussell Sheep Co., LLCSuperior 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 1Cynthia Huckins, Spring Creek, Nevada (unopposed)

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

District 3Randy Dombek, Ivanhoe, Minnesota (39 votes)Gary Hoskins, Jefferson, Iowa (27 votes)Dennis Sorensen, Chebanse, Illinois (21 votes)Kenny Capron, Parkersburg, Iowa (16 votes)District 4Randy Hodges, Lansing, Michigan (unopposed)

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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 15Junior Breeding Showmanship – 10amPremier Bred Ewe Sale—3pm also on wlivestock.comMarket Lamb Showmanship—4pmLead Line –5pmPremier Market Mama Sale—7pm on wlivestock.com

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

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

 Monday, November 18All events on Monday will be held in ULA room (on the second [ ]

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Hall of Fame Inductees

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

John Ascuaga, NevadaSpellman Collins, CaliforniaRob Frost, OhioKen 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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