Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan

President:
Alan Jackson
JGL Livestock
alanjackson@jglcattle.com

Vice President:
Tyler Cronkhite
Cowtown Livestock Exchange
cowtown.ls@sasktel.net

Past President:
Stewart Stone
Heartland Livestock Sales
stewart.stone@hls.ca

Directors:

Blair Brooks
Meadow Lake Stockyards Ltd.
mlstockyards@sasktel.net

Scott Johnstone
Johnstone Auction Mart Ltd. scott@johnstoneauction.ca    

Rhett Parks
Whitewood Livestock Sales
rhettparks@hotmail.com

Roy Rutledge
Weyburn Livestock Auction
sdeg@weyburnlivestock.com

Pat Tellier
Saskatoon Livestock Sales Ltd.
ptellier@nbinc.com

John Williamson
Mankota Stockmen’s Weigh Co. Ltd.
mankotastockmens@sasktel.net

Executive Director:
Adele Buettner
AgriBiz Communications Corp.
office@agribiz.ca


Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan
"Promoting competitive bidding in the marketing of livestock"


Careers in the Cattle Sector

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Beef is Your Future Bursary

Beef is Your Future

TWO SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL EACH BE AWARDED A BURSARY VALUED AT $1,500, BASED ON ACADEMIC STANDARDS, LEADERSHIP IN THEIR COMMUNITY AND A DEMONSTRATED INTEREST IN THE CATTLE SECTOR. 

The Beef is Your Future Bursary is offered by the Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association to Saskatchewan high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of April 1, 2017 and eligible to graduate from high school in 2017. Eligible candidates must be enrolled or planning to enrol at a Canadian post‑secondary institution in a first-year agriculture or veterinary medical program (diploma or certificate) with the intent to work in the beef industry upon completion.

If you have applied for entry into a college or university, but have not yet been accepted, you can still apply for the Beef is Your Future Bursary. However, if you are awarded a bursary, you must provide an acceptance letter from your educational institution before the honour can be disbursed. Selection will be made by an independent panel.

Application Process

Step 1
Follow this link and fill out the application information. 

Step 2
Gather the following items to submit:
·       One Reference Letter
·       A list of extracurricular activities and leadership initiatives
·       University/College Acceptance Letter
·       Working Copy of High School Transcript
·       Application Essay

About the Application Essay
Please provide an Application Essay between 300-500 words for the Selection Committee. The essay can be typed into the application form or copy and pasted from a Word document. Do not exceed this word count.
Essay Question:
"What role can you play in the future of beef production? How will you contribute to the cattle industry?"


Step 3
Return your application (with all attachments) post-marked by June 15, 2017.

MAIL DELIVERY:
The Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan
Bay 6A – 3602 Taylor Street East
Saskatoon, SK  S7H 5H9

EMAIL DELIVERY:beefisyourfuture@gmail.com  

 
 
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