Edmonton, Alberta, November 17, 2021: Farmfair International 2021 returned to Edmonton on November 10-13, 2021, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre, with 2021 show entries surpassing 2019 numbers.
“Farmfair International is the largest cattle show in Alberta, and one of the most prestigious agriculture shows in Canada, providing an important platform for exhibitors to market their cattle and genetics around the world,” says Leah Jones, Director, Farmfair International.
The show saw more than one thousand entries, with exhibitors and their livestock making the journey to Edmonton from Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Alberta.
The show was also host to eighteen international delegates from seven countries including Mexico, Argentina, Scotland, South Africa, Brazil, Australia, and the United States.
“We hosted an outstanding group of international delegates,” says Jones. “They attended the shows and connected with exhibitors, with a keen interest in bringing our exceptional Canadian cattle genetics back to their countries.”
Bashaw Alberta Reigns Supreme at Farmfair International
The pinnacle of Farmfair International 2021 was the Alberta Supreme Show which wrapped up the Farmfair International on Saturday, November 13, 2021 – with both champions residing from Bashaw, Alberta:
Supreme Champion Bull – Two-year-old bull DMM MAXIMUS 18G, owned by Miller Wilson Angus and Little Willow Creek of Bashaw, Alberta.
Supreme Champion Female – Three-year-old Charolais female, BRCHE BERKLY ANN 8507F, owned by Prairie Cove Charolais and Cays Cattle of Bashaw, Alberta.
“The theme of Farmfair International 2021 was ‘Back to Business,’” says Jones. “And it was business indeed, and a welcome reconnection for our industry.”
More than $300,000 was awarded in prize money and scholarships during Farmfair International 2021.
For over 45 years, Farmfair International has been one of Canada’s top agricultural shows and Alberta’s largest beef cattle show. Exhibitors from across Western Canada, gather in Edmonton each November to showcase their top livestock genetics to purebred producers, local ranchers, and international buyers. For more information, including show results please visit Farmfair International | November 10 – 13, 2021
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