Meet Agribition’s supreme champions

REGINA — Winning a prestigious award like the supreme beef championship at Canadian Western Agribition can be a life changing experience. For Sean Enright of Renfrew, Ont., getting the nod at the grand finale event Nov. 26 was completely unexpected. He has been showing his Angus bull EF Titan 545 all summer and won most […] Read more

Veteran in ring wins $3,500 prize with Angus heifer in beef show

REGINA — For many young cattle enthusiasts, the best experience comes from the junior shows. Garrett Liebreich has been an active showman since he was 12, and this year he won the junior beef extreme at Canadian Western Agribition. The prize comes with $3,500 and is a great confidence builder. His parents, Trent and Janelle […] Read more

Six students awarded Agribition scholarships

Teens recognized with post-secondary scholarships for their involvement with Canadian Western Agribition as exhibitors, competitors or volunteers

Six students received post-secondary education scholarships at Canadian Western Agribition last week, leading observers to note the industry is in good hands. Four of them were awarded $2,500 each from Agribition’s scholarship fund for their involvement as exhibitors, competitors or volunteers. Two others received $1,500 memorial scholarships. Katelyn Serhienko from Maymont, Sask. received the Barry […] Read more

Top bull calf nets $70,000 at Agribition

REGINA, Sask. — Haroldson’s Polled Herefords is a consistent performer at Canadian Western Agribition, taking home a fair share of banners and accolades each year. This year will be memorable because the farm, which is owned by Chad Wilson and his family at Wawota, Sask., sold a bull calf for $70,000 to Jack McAughey of […] Read more

Supreme winners named at Agribition

REGINA — The 2016 winners of the Canadian Western Agribition supreme championship were two black Angus. Selected on the final night of the show, which ran from Nov. 21-26, Sean Enright of Renfrew, Ont., won with a yearling bull named EF Titan 545 all summer. The bull was supreme champion at Expo Boeuf, Victoriaville, Quebec […] Read more

Canadian Western Agribition

The 2016 version of the Canadian Western Agribition is underway. Western Producer reporters are on scene in Regina and will be filing stories and images throughout the week. Check this page for the latest Agribition-related stories and images, we’ll keep it updated continually while the show is in progress. Top bull calf nets $70,000 at […] Read more

Rodeo horse death casts pall over Agribition

A somber news conference was held Friday morning at Canadian Western Agribition to update reporters on the death of a rodeo horse the night before. Chief executive officer Chris Lane said the horse tweaked its neck or spine at the end of a bareback ride and was euthanized after being removed from the arena. The […] Read more

Herefords light up Agribition in Day 4 action

REGINA — It was a hot time in the old Hereford barn last night at Canadian Western Agribition. A Hereford bull calf from Haroldson’s Polled Herefords of Wawota, Sask., was subjected to some competitive bidding on the internet, phone lines and from the stands. The final bid was $70,000 from Medonte Highland Polled Herefords of […] Read more

Purebred cattle take over Agribition on Day 4

Five purebred cattle sales and three shows highlight day four of Canadian Western Agribition. Black Angus, Red Angus and Limousin are all showing today. The Gelbvieh sale goes at noon, followed by the Shorthorn, Charolais, Hereford and Limousin sales. A crowd favourite, the International Stock Dog Championships, is also underway with the final round at […] Read more

Speckle Park sale burns up Agribition on Day 3

REGINA — In a barn burning sale that lasted 90 minutes, the Speckle Park breed posted a five figure average at Canadian Western Agribition yesterday. Twenty-three live lots and embryos averaged $9,698 with cattle going to breeders across Canada as well as the United Kingdom and Australia. The 20 embryos on offer averaged $1,407 with […] Read more