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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.)




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Field Editor

Lee Hart

Lee Hart is editor of Cattleman’s Corner based in Calgary.



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