Neil Shantz, left, Arnold Petracek, Clarence Hookenson, Chantelle Donahue and Roger Pederson are among the six inductees who will join the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame this year. Daniel Prefontaine was unable to attend the Jan. 10 announcement.  |  William DeKay photo

Six to be inducted into Sask. Ag Hall of Fame

New members represent irrigation, animal health, value-added processing, research and building public trust

Six agricultural leaders are expected to be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame April 27. This year’s group of inductees represents primary agriculture, irrigation, animal health, value-added processing, agricultural research and building public trust. “They’re a really strong group and a very diverse group, which speaks to agriculture in Saskatchewan,” said Reed Andrew, […] Read more

The Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame has inducted five individuals in 2018: Vernon Racz, left, Joan Heath, Henry Classen, Douglas Howe and Brian Fowler.  |  William DeKay photo

Sask. inducts newest ag hall of farm members

Members come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including research and education, grain and livestock

This year’s crop of five inductees into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame includes three from the fields of research and education, one from grain and one from the livestock/horse industry. “Honoured and surprised,” are words all five recipients expressed upon learning of their achievement. “Dumbfounded — very seldom I don’t have something to say […] Read more