Six individuals being inducted into Sask Ag Hall of Fame
July 30, 2014 - Six individuals will be officially inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 2 in Saskatoon.
The honorees include:
- Gary Jones - a long-time leader, advocate and innovator within the cattle industry of Saskatchewan and Canada.
- Dale Montgomery - one of Canada's most revered stock dog handlers, teaching stockmanship across Saskatchewan and around North America.
- Elvin Haupstein - over a 50-year time span served in various capacities on farm organizations that represented the ever-evolving Saskatchewan dairy industry.
- Alex Kennedy - from the Little Pine First Nation north of Cut Knife, he has played a leading role in the development and advancement of agriculture on reserve lands.
- Guy Lafond - over 30 years with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the Indian Head Research Farm, he had a major impact on cropping practices and soil conservation in Saskatchewan and internationally.
- Dave Sefton - long time farmer from near Broadview, he has had a leading role in many farm organizations that have made a difference in the rural economy and in the lives of farmers.
Elvin Haupstein and Guy Lafond are being inducted posthumously.
July 30, 2014 By Top Crop Manager