Sask Forage Council is built on people. They come from ranches and farms, from government, academia and industry. Meet some of our team and see for yourself the experience and expertise that is so valuable to our organizational success.
SFC Board Chair Tamara Carter is featured in: The evolving role of women in agriculture, by Lee Hart, Grainews, posted February 20, 2019 (excerpt below:)
Tamara Carter urges farmwomen to be true to themselves. Know your strengths and then have the patience and persistence to pursue your goals. Have the confidence to sometimes step outside of your comfort zone and go for it.
Those are some of the qualities Carter applied herself over a 25-year career of learning the agriculture business in southern Saskatchewan.
Read more in the Grainews publication
Laura Hoimyr is editor of the SFC's eNews and Hay & Pasture Report. Read about her work on the family farm in: Grass-fed and grass-finished beef growing on Saskatchewan producers, by Jenn Sharp, CBC News, posted February 17, 2019 (excerpt below:)
At Box H Farm, the Hoimyr family — Mark, Laura and their two children — works with nature to raise healthy livestock while keeping the land just as nourished.
After studying soil health and cattle's positive effect on grasslands in a rotational grazing system, the Hoimyrs changed the way they were raising their animals.
Read more in CBC's Prairie Palate
Posted March 11, 2019