Agribition – Canada’s biggest livestock show

Agribition is Canada’s largest cattle event. Regina, Sask., has been home to the event for more than 40 years. Eight national cattle breed shows take place, along with even more breed and all-breed events and sales.

Over six days more than 150,000 people pass through the gates of Canada’s largest livestock show. About 800 international guests attend the show annually from 65 countries.

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RBC Beef Supreme champions

REGINA, Sask. – Black was beautiful at the grand finale RBC Beef Supreme championship at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, Sask. (full story)

 

Agribition power and perfection sale

 

A black Angus bull that wowed the crowds at Northlands Farmfair in Edmonton and Canadian Western Agribition sold for $62,000 at the Power and Perfection Angus sale held Nov. 28. (full story)

VIDEO: Students get career ideas at Agribition

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More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students attended Canadian Western Agribition this week to learn about how agriculture might fit into their future plans.
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Kentucky auctioneer wins Agribition competition

 

REGINA — Trey Morris of Murray, Kentucky, won the 2014 Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition at Canadian Western Agribition yesterday. (full story)

 

Grain on rail: federal volume requirements end Friday

 

REGINA — Gerry Ritz says that 2014-15 will be a value grain shipping year rather than a volume one. (full story)

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Alex Hanson of Medicine Hat, Alta.,  rides to a 14:26 in Ladies Barrel Racing at the Canadian Cowboys' Association Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Alex Hanson of Medicine Hat, Alta., rides to a 14:26 in Ladies Barrel Racing at the Canadian Cowboys’ Association Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina. | Michael Raine photo

Jennifer Getz of Balgonie, Sask., rides to a 14:15 in Ladies Barrel Racing at the Canadian Cowboys' Association Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Jennifer Getz of Balgonie, Sask., rides to a 14:15 in Ladies Barrel Racing at the Canadian Cowboys’ Association Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina. | Michael Raine photo

 

Wacey Anderson took the ride of the night, an 80, aboard Good As Gold, during Agribitions' Canadian Cowboys' Association Finals Rodeo in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Wacey Anderson took the ride of the night, an 80, aboard Good As Gold, during Agribitions’ Canadian Cowboys’ Association Finals Rodeo in Regina. | Michael Raine photo

Ronny Delarue faces off with U-Turn after the bull cut his ride short during Agribitions' Canadian Cowboys' Association Finals Rodeo in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Ronny Delarue faces off with U-Turn after the bull cut his ride short during Agribitions’ Canadian Cowboys’ Association Finals Rodeo in Regina. | Michael Raine photo

Flint Vayro rides Hand Burner, but not long enough, at the Canadian Cowboys' Assocation Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina, Sask.  |  Michael Raine photo

Flint Vayro rides Hand Burner, but not long enough, at the Canadian Cowboys’ Assocation Finals Rodeo at Agribition in Regina, Sask. | Michael Raine photo

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During the Angus Power and Perfection Sale at Agribition in Regina, a yearling bull from Wiwa Creek Angus in Rush Lake, Sask., sold for $21,000 to Cecil and Brenda Mantei of Estevan, Sask. | Michael Raine photo

The top selling bull of the Power and Perfection sale held during Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 28 was from Remitall Farms, Olds, Alta. It sold for $62,000 to Breed Creek Angus, Mankota, Sask.

The top selling bull of the Power and Perfection sale held during Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 28 was from Remitall Farms, Olds, Alta. It sold for $62,000 to Breed Creek Angus, Mankota, Sask. | Barbara Duckworth photo

Kory Glinnis of Grenfell, Sask., takes a no-ride on his second last bull ride, before he retires after 17 years in on bulls' backs. He was competing at the Canadian Cowboys Association Finals during Agribition in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Kory Glinnis of Grenfell, Sask., takes a no-ride on his second last bull ride, before he retires after 17 years in on bulls’ backs. He was competing at the Canadian Cowboys Association Finals during Agribition in Regina. | Michael Raine photo

Steve Maddison took a 75 for his ride aboard Vitalix during Agribitions' Canadian Cowboys' Association Finals Rodeo in Regina.  |  Michael Raine photo

Steve Maddison took a 75 for his ride aboard Vitalix during Agribitions’ Canadian Cowboys’ Association Finals Rodeo in Regina. | Michael Raine photo



Ryan Ewen, of Lumsden, Sask., competes in the water race at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

Ryan Ewen, of Lumsden, Sask., competes in the water race at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

Landon Spokowski, of Calico Creek Goats, with High Octane Beats from the East in the sale ring at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 25. The buckling topped the sale at $1,350. | Karen Briere photo

Landon Spokowski, of Calico Creek Goats, with High Octane Beats from the East in the sale ring at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 25. The buckling topped the sale at $1,350. | Karen Briere photo

Ken Schreiner of Nipawin, Sask. backs up his team to the dock so his helper, Niall Campbell, can unload the feed as part of the chore team competition at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

Ken Schreiner of Nipawin, Sask. backs up his team to the dock so his helper, Niall Campbell, can unload the feed as part of the chore team competition at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo





Lyle Stewart speaking at Think Ag., a career and education expo at Agribition, 2014.

The grand champion bison, a two-year-old bull, from Bison Spirit Ranch at Oak Lake, Man. sold for $10,000 in the sale held during Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

The grand champion bison, a two-year-old bull, from Bison Spirit Ranch at Oak Lake, Man. sold for $10,000 in the sale held during Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

The grand champion bison female, a bred two-year-old from Bison Spirit Ranch at Oak Lake, Man., looks out at bidders while block man Jim Pollock, left, and auctioneer Brennin Jack detail her attributes. | Karen Briere photo

The grand champion bison female, a bred two-year-old from Bison Spirit Ranch at Oak Lake, Man., looks out at bidders while block man Jim Pollock, left, and auctioneer Brennin Jack detail her attributes. | Karen Briere photo

Ring man Craig Flewelling coaxes a few extra dollars from bidders at the Angus Masterpiece sale held during Canadian Western Agribition in Regina Nov. 26. Forty-five lots were on offer, and the  high seller was a $31,000 opportunity for the buyer to pick his choice of a bull or heifer calf sired by Wiwa Creek Rush Lake 71'12 from Stauffer Ranches at Pincher Creek, Alta. The winning bid was Bar 4A Ranch of Grande Prairie, Alta.| Barbara Duckworth photo

Ring man Craig Flewelling coaxes a few extra dollars from bidders at the Angus Masterpiece sale held during Canadian Western Agribition in Regina Nov. 26. Forty-five lots were on offer, and the high seller was a $31,000 opportunity for the buyer to pick his choice of a bull or heifer calf sired by Wiwa Creek Rush Lake 71’12 from Stauffer Ranches at Pincher Creek, Alta. The winning bid was Bar 4A Ranch of Grande Prairie, Alta.| Barbara Duckworth photo


Ringman Blair Stenberg is always entertaining as he takes bids during the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

Ringman Blair Stenberg is always entertaining as he takes bids during the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition at Canadian Western Agribition. | Karen Briere photo

One of the more unusual items auctioneed for charity during the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition at Agribition. Total proceeds of $8,000 were donated to STARS. | Karen Briere photo

One of the more unusual items auctioneed for charity during the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition at Agribition. Total proceeds of $8,000 were donated to STARS. | Karen Briere photo

A line of bidders during the horse pull team auction and the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition during Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. | Karen Briere photo

A line of bidders during the horse pull team auction and the Winners Circle Auctioneers Competition during Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. | Karen Briere photo

Twenty-three horse pull teams brought in $21,425 during a sponsorship auction at Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. Karen Briere photo

Twenty-three horse pull teams brought in $21,425 during a sponsorship auction at Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. Karen Briere photo

Trey Morris, of Murray, Kentucky, won the auctioneers competition at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. | Karen Briere photo

Trey Morris, of Murray, Kentucky, won the auctioneers competition at Canadian Western Agribition Nov. 24, 2014. | Karen Briere photo

Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz says he expects Canada's two major railways to keep grain moving to accommodate port blending for 2014-15 season. He won't rule out extending current, Nov. 24, 2014, rules related to grain movement from the Prairies. Ritz was speaking at Regina's Agribition. |  Michael Raine

Federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz says he expects Canada’s two major railways to keep grain moving to accommodate port blending for 2014-15 season. He won’t rule out extending current, Nov. 24, 2014, rules related to grain movement from the Prairies. Ritz was speaking at Regina’s Agribition. | Michael Raine photo

Reed Andrew, president of Canadian Western Agribition, burns the 44th CWA brand to kick off the week long event in Regina. Andrew 's father was one of Agribition's founders and the fifth president of the organization.  |  Michael Raine photo

Reed Andrew, president of Canadian Western Agribition, burns the 44th CWA brand to kick off the week long event in Regina. Andrew ‘s father was one of Agribition’s founders and the fifth president of the organization. | Michael Raine photo

Agribition president Reed Andrew burns the brand to officially open the 44th show. | Mike Raine photo

Agribition president Reed Andrew burns the brand to officially open the 44th show. | Michael Raine photo

Katlyn Galbraith leads Richaud Stock Farm's Investigator, a two year old Hereford bull to Agribition's tie-outs. All cattle are moved to cooler conditions overnight and brought back into the large indoor barns each morning.  |  Michael Raine photo

Katlyn Galbraith leads Richaud Stock Farm’s Investigator, a two year old Hereford bull to Agribition’s tie-outs. All cattle are moved to cooler conditions overnight and brought back into the large indoor barns each morning. | Michael Raine photo

Got his eye on her cause she's tough enough to wear pink at Agribition. Amanda Pangburn of St. Anthony, Idaho, personifies the ‘support breast cancer research message’ that is being worn by agricultural and rural folks all over North America. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink clothing is found on the backs, and fronts, of rodeo and livestock has found supporting sponsors including National Finals Rodeo and Wrangler Jeans. Pangburn was fitting cattle for Hirsche Herefords and Angus of High River, Alberta.  |  Michael Raine photo

Got his eye on her cause she’s tough enough to wear pink at Agribition. Amanda Pangburn of St. Anthony, Idaho, personifies the ‘support breast cancer research message’ that is being worn by agricultural and rural folks all over North America. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink clothing is found on the backs, and fronts, of rodeo and livestock has found supporting sponsors including National Finals Rodeo and Wrangler Jeans. Pangburn was fitting cattle for Hirsche Herefords and Angus of High River, Alberta. | Michael Raine photo

A little to the left, oh, yeah, that's the spot. Seven year old Quarter Horse, Esprit is train-the-trainer Mabel Elliott's personal demonstration horse. Elliot is preparing her animals for three shows a day at Regina's Agribition livestock event where she holds workshops for horse owners and trainers. Elloitt brought her animals from Langham, Sask.  |  Michael Raine photo

A little to the left, oh, yeah, that’s the spot. Seven year old Quarter Horse, Esprit is train-the-trainer Mabel Elliott’s personal demonstration horse. Elliot is preparing her animals for three shows a day at Regina’s Agribition livestock event where she holds workshops for horse owners and trainers. Elloitt brought her animals from Langham, Sask. | Michael Raine photo

Richard, Helen and Wade Sydorko, staff from Mutrie Farms, take a string of cattle out to the tie-outs for the night at Agribition in Regina, Sask.  |  Michael Raine photo

Richard, Helen and Wade Sydorko, staff from Mutrie Farms, take a string of cattle out to the tie-outs for the night at Agribition in Regina, Sask. | Michael Raine photo

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It's almost as white inside as out. Hanna Sexsmith of Filmore, Sask., takes a large Charolais heifer to the tie-outs at Agribition. Each night the cattle are moved to more comfortable quarters, outside with hay and straw.  |  Michael Raine photo

It’s almost as white inside as out. Hanna Sexsmith of Filmore, Sask., takes a large Charolais heifer to the tie-outs at Agribition. Each night the cattle aremoved to more comfortable quarters, outside with hay and straw. | Michael Raine photo

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