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Yorkton Regional Office

Lyndon Hicks, PAg - Regional Crops Specialist

Lyndon has a BSc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan with a major in plant science. He previously worked as a Land Agrologist at the Tisdale Regional Office. As a Regional Crops Specialist, Lyndon provides advice, technical information and applied research expertise on all aspects of crop production. He works with producers and industry to help solve crop production issues and evaluate new technologies.

Rachel Kraynick, PAg - Regional Farm Business Management Specialist

Rachel has a BSc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. Rachel provides clients in with information and tools in the areas of farm strategic planning, marketing, production economics, succession planning, financial planning, business structures and human resources.  Rachel helps producers become more efficient and profitable in their operations.  Rachel’s passion for agriculture has been an asset when working with 4-H and youth groups on agriculture awareness.

Charlotte Ward, PAg - Regional Forage Specialist

Charlotte has a BSc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan, with a major in rangelands resources. She completed a grazing project in co-operation with the Western Beef Development Centre to obtain her MSc. in agriculture. Prior to joining the Yorkton Office, she filled the role of Regional Forage Specialist in the Outlook. Charlotte is a source of information for producers and the agriculture industry on forage selection, establishment, rejuvenation, harvesting, economics and grazing management.

Naomi Paley, PAg - Regional Livestock Specialist

Naomi has a BSc. in agriculture with a major in animal science from the University of Saskatchewan. Naomi works with producers and industry on all aspects of production, nutrition and management. She is also involved with initiatives in the areas low cost management practices, environmental farm planning and agriculture awareness.

Tracy Jasper - Regional Services Representative

Tracy provides front-line service to all clients on programs and services and assistance to the Regional Specialists in the office. Tracy previously worked with the Ministry of Social Services in a senior administrative position.

Joan Kozushka - Administrative Support

Joan provides administrative support, on a part time basis, for the Yorkton Regional Office. Joan has extensive experience working in the banking industry and with a health foundation. 

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