PRAIRIELAND YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AWARDS $12,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The focus was on youth this weekend at Prairieland Park with the annual Prairieland Park Youth Leadership Conference with 50 senior applicants, aged 14 – 21.

This conference was held over two days Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26. Activities began on Saturday with presenters Glenda Ball and Corinne Allen from Accelerate Leadership Development instructing the participants on how to “Accelerate your success”. The 4H members were divided into teams and worked out their own strategies for “Success”. Three judges were challenged to assign marks to the participants by observing the teams as they worked as well as a 30 second interview that was conducted on Saturday morning as part of the final marks.

First place and a $4,500 scholarship was presented Kody Farrow of the Herds of Thunder Light Horse 4-H Club. Kody is currently in his second year at the University of Saskatchewan.
Second place and a $3,000 scholarship was presented to Doug Sroka of the Maidstone Gully Multiple 4-H Club; third place and a $2,500 scholarship was presented to Autumn Lawson of the Catherwood 4-H Beef Club; 4th and 5th places and a $1,000 scholarship went to Codie Lee Yasieniuk of the Reining Riders 4-H Light Horse Club and Sara Grassick of the West Prince Albert 4-H Beef Club.

Prairieland Park is pleased to continue to support youth in agriculture along with sponsors, Monsanto, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, the Western Producer, BMO and Saskatoon Co-op.

Record attendance at the 6th Annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo at Prairieland Park

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – Prairieland Park organizers and the Saskatchewan Equine Expo committee would like to thank their partners The Saskatchewan Horse Federation and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, along with all the sponsors, the media and volunteers that helped to make the 6th Annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo such an amazing success.
The 6th Annual Equine Expo achieved a record attendance with 11,725 people taking in the 4 day show.

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Producers brave cold to get insights at 2017 Crop Production Show

 The 34th Annual Western Canadian Crop Production Show, held January 9-12, 2017, wrapped up yesterday. Despite the bitter cold, organizers are pleased with the attendance for all 4 days. The information gathered in Saskatoon this week formulates plans for the upcoming growing season for Western Canadian grain producers.

We were pleased to welcome CropSphere delegates to our facilities this year and look forward to working with that organization to continue building our events together.” stated Agriculture Manager, Lori Cates. “Even though we had some challenges, we are hopeful that delegates appreciated being able to easily attend sessions, AGM’s and the trade show.” Read more

CropSphere 2017 January 10 and 11, Prairieland Park in Saskatoon

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CropSphere 2017 will feature experts on all topics related to crop production and marketing in Saskatchewan. Held at Prairieland Park in conjunction with the Western Canadian Crop Production Show, CropSphere 2017 will host sessions on market outlook, research, and agronomy, along with sessions specific to each crop. This event will provide growers with timely and valuable information they can use to benefit their own businesses.

CropSphere is brought to you by the following host groups: Sask Barley, SaskCanola, SaskFlax, SaskOats, Sask Wheat and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. Please see the CropSphere website http://www.cropsphere.com/ for more information.

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