Feb 13, 2011 by Lee Hart

Sask Stockgrowers February/March meetings

The Saskatchewan Stockgrowers Association has four more zone
annual meetings planned for mid-February through to mid-March.

This week, Thursday Feb. 17, the Zone 7 annual meeting will be held at the Beechy Community Hall.
The annual meeting gets underway at 4 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost
is $20.

Speakers on the program include, Brian Weedon, past SSGA
president and Donald Duncan of Millennium Land Ltd. talking about Oil and Gas –
A Producer’s Perspective.

There will also be a benefit auction. Call Ed Bothner at
306-859-4602 or Brian Braun at 306-859-4820 for details.


Then, Friday, Feb. 18,
the Zones 3 and 12 annual meeting will be held at the Glentworth Hall in
Glentworth. The meeting gets underway at 1:30 p.m., with refreshments at 5 p.m.
and a beef dinner at 6 p.m. There will also be a dance.

Guest speaker at the meeting is Grant Zalinko, market
analyst with Saskatchewan Agriculture.

Cost is $15 per person, $25 per couple and $10 for the dance
only.  SSGA members are reminded to
bring items for the silent auction.


March 4, 2011, the
Zone 5 annual meeting will be held at the Prince William Hotel in Melville,
Sask. The meeting runs from 2 to 5 p.m. with Andrew Scheer, member of
parliament for Regina – Qu’Appelle as a guest. Guest speakers include Kathy
Larson, of the Western Beef Development Centre talking about cost of
production, and Grant Zalinko, with a cattle market outlook.

For more information on the Zone 5 event contact Bill Huber
at 306-336-2684 or Chad MacPherson at 306-757-8523.


And finally the Zone 1 annual meeting will be held in
Carlyle, Sask. March 12, 2011. For details on this event contact Lloyd at


(If you missed it, the Zone 4 annual meeting was held Feb.
11 in Eastend.)




Lee Hart

Lee Hart

Lee Hart is a long-time farm writer, and honorary member of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists, with many observations on the agriculture industry, who never hesitates to admit he is wrong (should that ever happen.)

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