Sherri Roberts, AAg, Crops Extension Specialist
Sherri graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.Sc. in agricultural education with a minor in agricultural engineering. She has extensive work experience in the horticultural industry as well as teaching high school and vocational agriculture. Sherri has a special interest in designing online learning and management tools to help producers with decision making and improving their bottom line. Sherri works with producers and industry to help solve crop production problems and identify relevant applied-research opportunities.
Ken Evans, Agriculture Program Specialist
Ken has a Diploma in applied arts and sciences from SIAST, with a dual major in finance and marketing. He has experience in both the public and private sectors of agricultural financing. Ken works with farm clients in all areas of farm management such as succession planning, financial management, business structure and cost of production.
Lorne Klein, PAg, Range Management Extension Specialist
Lorne has a Diploma and B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan with a major in agronomy. He has worked for the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency and as an Extension Agrologist prior to becoming a Range Management Specialist. Lorne works with producers and industry specializing in extended grazing systems utilizing crop residues, annual cereals, perennials, native range and bale grazing.
Natasha Wilke, BSA, PAg, Livestock and Feed Extension Specialist
Natasha graduated with a B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in animal science. Natasha brings a wide range of experience having worked with livestock in Australia, the Saskatchewan First Nations Agriculture Council, Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency as an Assessment Agrologist, and as a Biodiversity Technician in the Federal Pasture Program. Her last position was as the Manager for the Prairie Conservation Action Plan where she worked with livestock producers on environmental initiatives. Natasha looks forward to addressing livestock issues by working with producers and livestock groups to strengthen the industry.
Karla Von Hagen, Regional Services Representative
Karla is the Regional Services Representative in Weyburn, providing front-line customer service to producers on programs and services, as well as providing assistance to the regional specialists in the office. Prior to working with Saskatchewan Agriculture, Karla worked with law offices, financial institutions and other government branches.
Tara Keating, Administrative Support
Tara assists clients and provides administrative assistance to all staff in the office.