The Agribition Evolution Series includes 11 breed shows that will culminate in a supreme championship during the week that the show would have welcomed livestock and visitors, said chief executive officer Chris Lane.
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Agribition lineup set for this year’s online event

Canadian Western Agribition has announced its full lineup of virtual events for this year after the live Regina show was postponed due to the pandemic. It includes the opportunity to vote for the Supreme champions of all time through a bracket-style competition that includes every Beef Supreme champion ever named at the show. The champion […] Read more

Dennis Serhienko, seen here in the ring at Canadian Western Agribition 10 years ago, says the cattle show provides exposure to international customers that can’t be achieved any other way.  |  File photo

Agribition hiatus disrupts marketing

Producers say they are in ‘uncharted territory’ now that the livestock show won’t be going ahead this fall due to COVID

Typically, Trent and Janelle Liebreich would be gearing up for the fall cattle show circuit right about now. The Radville, Sask., family operates Merit Cattle Co. and participates in the major shows in Western Canada to promote their Black Angus genetics. “Agribition is the one show that carries more international clout than any in the […] Read more

The Regina event was to celebrate its 50th show this November but has decided to postpone for a year. | File photo

Agribition’s 50th making a move in next-year country

The countdown clock to the next show on the Canadian Western Agribition website sits at more than a year after the 50th edition was postponed. The largest purebred beef show in Canada, held each year in Regina, is the latest casualty of COVID-19 restrictions. It was to celebrate the milestone show this November but the […] Read more


The Regina event was to celebrate its 50th show this November but has decided to postpone for a year. | File photo

Agribition postpones show for this year

Canadian Western Agribition has become the latest casualty of COVID-19 restrictions. The Regina event was to celebrate its 50th show this November but has decided to postpone for a year. The new dates are Nov. 22-27, 2021. President Chris Lees said the difficult decision was made with the health and safety of people in mind. […] Read more

The AGM, and a volunteer appreciation night, were scheduled for April 16. | File photo

Agribition postpones its AGM

Canadian Western Agribition has postponed its annual general meeting because of COVID-19. It, and a volunteer appreciation night, were scheduled for April 16. Show officials said planning continues for the 50th show this fall. At this time, all entries and trade show bookings remain as regularly scheduled. Contact karen.briere@producer.com


Isabelle and Gavin Nicol, with Sandy Hill 102F, the supreme ram at the Canadian Western Agribition sheep show. The Charollais ram was also the high-seller in the sale. | Karen Briere photo

Sheep producers from Alberta take Agribition by storm

Isabelle and Gavin Nicol’s Sandy Hill Charollais won supreme ram, supreme flock, rookie of the year and premier breeder

Isabelle and Gavin Nicol’s first trip to Canadian Western Agribition with their sheep was, to put it mildly, a success. Their Sandy Hill Charollais stock took the show by storm, winning the supreme ram, supreme flock, rookie of the year and premier breeder. The supreme ram also brought the supreme price. Sandy Hill 102F sold […] Read more

It was a family affair for Peter Gonnet and three of his Border Collies at the Canadian Cow Dog Futurity held during Agribition.
 A father, son and daughter — Bob, Gus and Maggie — swept the three events.
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Family sweeps cattle dog event at Agribition

It was a family affair for Peter Gonnet and three of his Border Collies at the Canadian Cow Dog Futurity held during Agribition. A father, son and daughter — Bob, Gus and Maggie — swept the three events. Gonnet and Bob won the horseback challenge, while he and Gus won the maturity and he and […] Read more

Kendra Hewson of Unity, Sask., shows the grand champion Limousin female at last month’s Canadian Western Agribition. Showing at this level has elevated the Limousin breed, which has been in Canada for 50 years.  |  Barbara Duckworth photo

Agribition marks 50 years of Limousin breed

The cattle have changed in style and colour since a French bull named Prince Pompadour arrived in Quebec in 1968

REGINA — When a Limousin bull got the big prize at the Canadian Western Agribition supreme championship final, a roaring cheer came from the stands. Named Greenwood Electric Impact ET, this bull was the son of the 2017 champion establishing Limousin as an important part of the Canadian beef industry. The breed is celebrating 50 […] Read more


Greenwood Limousin and Angus of Lloydminster, Sask. sold a half semen interest and full possession in Greenwood Electric Impact WET. This Limousin bull was supreme champion at Farmfair International and grand champion Limousin bull at Canadian Western Agribition. He is a son of the 2017 Agribition supreme champion Greenwood Canadian Impact ET and sold for $62,000 to Ben Armitage, Kinsella, Alta. | Barbara Duckworth photo

Purebred beef shows continue at Agribition

Show results from yesterday’s events at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina include more purebred beef events plus the start of the sheep classes. In the Black Angus show, Brooking Countess 7077, with calf at side Brooking Dusty’s Countess 9026, took the grand champion female honours for Brooking Angus Ranch of Radville, Sask., and Dusty Rose […] Read more

The grand champion Limousin female was the entry of Double B Cattle Co of Unity, Sask.  Named DBCC Fool’s Gold 2F, this 2018 female is the daughter of Greenwood Canadian Impact ET from Greenwood Livestock, Lloydminster. This bull was Supreme champion at Farmfair International and Canadian Western Agribition Supreme in 2017. Owner Kendra Hewson is at the halter.  | Barbara Duckworth photo

Grand champion breeds grand champions

REGINA – A pair of 2019 Grand Champion Limousin cattle at Agribition are the product of one Supreme Champion bull from two seasons ago. In a first time event for the big livestock show in Regina, a breed female champ and a bull champ in the same year are the progeny of an Agribition overall […] Read more