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Swift Current Regional Office

Shannon Chant, PAg - Regional Crops Specialist

Shannon grew up on a grain farm southwest of Regina and has a B.Sc. in agriculture and a M.Sc. in plant sciences from the University of Saskatchewan. Since joining Saskatchewan Agriculture, she has worked in various regions in western Saskatchewan. Shannon is especially interested in new crops, value-adding and providing producers with results from local research.

Kari Burnett, Regional Farm Business Management Specialist

Kari grew up on a grain farm near Swift Current, and is still actively involved in the business. She has a B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan, with a major in Agricultural Economics and a minor in Agri-Business. Kari's past work experience in farm management consulting provided her an opportunity to work with producers on cost of production, succession planning, risk management, and understanding financial ratios. She brings a firsthand understanding of farming, farm management experience and local knowledge of the Swift Current area.

Trevor Lennox, PAg - Regional Forage Specialist

Trevor holds a M.Ag. in range management from the University of Alberta, and a B.Sc. in agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. In the past Trevor has worked as an extension agrologist in Shaunavon, and as a range technician with the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA). Trevor is interested in ways to maximize long-term production of native forages. His ongoing projects include seeding both tame and native forage species, as well as fertility and weed control projects.

Jessica Smith, PAg – Regional Livestock Specialist

Jessica holds a BSA from the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in animal science and minoring in rangeland resources.  She has worked with the Ministry of Agriculture since 2007: first as a co-op student with the Irrigation Branch, then as a Land Agrologist with Lands Branch for seven years and, most recently, as the Regional Livestock Specialist in Swift Current. Jessica grew up on a mixed farm at Pennant.  Currently, she lives on a mixed farm south of Abbey and raises cattle with her husband.

Celia Baldwin – Administrative Support

Celia was born and raised in Cabri and comes from a farming background. She joined the Ministry in November 2012. She assists clients and provides administrative assistance to all staff in the office. Celia resides in Pennant with her partner and they operate a grain and cattle operation. She has worked in various business offices over the years and enjoys dealing with the public.

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