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Outlook Regional Office

Kaeley Kindrachuk AAg, Regional Crops Specialist

Kaeley has a B.ASD in environmental management from Lakeland College. Her experience includes work as a Communications Coordinator with the North Saskatchewan River Basin Council, Sales Rep trainee with Viterra and most recently as a Sales Agronomist with the Saskatoon Co-op Agro Centre. Kaeley grew up on a mixed farm near Speers.

Shankar Das, PAg, Regional Farm Business Management Specialist

Shankar brings an interesting mix of education and experience to Saskatchewan Agriculture. He has a M.Sc. in cereals from the University College of Wales in the United Kingdom and a PhD from the University of Guelph in alfalfa genetics and breeding. In 2007, Shankar completed an MBA in bio-economy at the University of Saskatchewan. He has worked for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the National Research Council as well as in the private sector with Back-Track Investigations. He was also a Biotechnology Consultant and has spent time as a professor at the University level.

Sarah Sommerfeld, PAg, Regional Forage Specialist

Sarah has a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction, majoring in animal science, from the University of Saskatchewan.  Sarah began her career with Saskatchewan Agriculture in September of 2005 as an Intern Agrologist in the Outlook Regional Office.  As a Regional Forage Specialist, Sarah provides agronomic advice to producers on forage crop recommendations, establishment and fertility management and pasture and hay stand management.  Sarah and her family operate a mixed farm in the Outlook area.

Travis Peardon, AAg, Regional Livestock Specialist

Travis has a B.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan, with a major in agriculture economics. He has extensive experience as a cow-calf producer and backgrounding feedlot operator. His speciality is economic analysis of beef operations and identifying low cost management strategies. 

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