As October draws to a close and the first snowfalls and snowstorms have hit, Canadians are already starting to think about warmer climates. Some Angus breeders are thinking about travelling to Argentina next year.
The 2011 World Angus Secretariat 2011 Technical Meeting is being held in Buenos Aires from October 8-15, 2011. The Canadian Angus Association plans to put together a tour for a Canadian delegation, similar to the delegation that went to Ireland in 2007. We will post details on our website soon. If you may be interested in attending and want to be added to a mailing list to receive information by email about the Canadian tour, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put Angus Argentina 2011 in the subject line.
The first Angus breeding cattle were imported to Argentina in 1879. Angus is recognized as Argentina's leading beef breed, with more than half of the 50 million head of bovine livestock identified as purebred Angus or predominantly Angus crossbreeds.
Buenos Aires is a beautiful and vibrant city known for its architecture and cultural life. The XXXIII National Angus Spring Meeting, the XII National Fair of Angus Calves and Angus-genetics Expo take place at the same time as the technical meeting. Argentina has also promised a fun social program that includes an opening cocktail party, trips to Angus breeding farms, the Liniers Cattle Market and an unforgettable closing Gala Dinner featuring a genetics auction.
For more details, visit the World Angus Secretariat 2011 Technical Meeting website at www.wasargentina2011.com.
Posted by Tina Zakowsky