SUCCESSFUL WEEK OF 4-H EVENTS AT PRAIRIELAND

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – The Prairieland Junior Ag Showcase held at the Prairieland Park Ag Centre, began on July 3 and wrapped up on July 9 with the excitement of the steer sale.

This event features almost 300 4H youth between the ages of 9 and 21, competing in both individual and team competitions. This year’s event included competitions featuring Light Horse, Beef, Dairy, Sheep and Showcase of Arts. Team Grooming and Jr Judging rounded out the week’s events.

“It is an absolute pleasure hosting this outstanding group of young people for this event,” said Prairieland Park Agriculture Manager, Lori Cates. “The quality of animals, the ability of the participants to care for and show their animals, and the examples of camaraderie and sportsmanship we see with these kids is remarkable”.

The event concluded with the 4-H Steer and Market Lamb Sale on Monday, July 9

Finished Beef Sale Results:

Grand Champion Steer: Shelby Evans, Prime Cut 4H Beef Club

Price: $3.75/lb

Purchased By: Pinnacle Builders, RTM, Martensville Building & Nienhaus Contracting, Martensville

Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Tanne Lowe, Viscount 4H Beef Club

Price: $3.15/lb

Purchased By: Neufeld Movers, Warman, SK

Sale Average: $2.94/lb

Sheep Sale Results

Champion Market Animal: Danielle Matonovich, Catherwood 4H Beef/Sheep Club

Prize: $1,100.00

Purchased By: NSC Minerals Ltd., Saskatoon

Reserve Champion Market Animal: Caybri Letkeman, Crown Hill 4H Beef/Sheep Club

Price: $1300.00

Purchased By: Saskatoon Agri-Auto Parts, Saskatoon

For more information please contact:

Lori Cates

Manager – Agriculture

306.280-9560 T: 306.683.8813 E: lcates@saskatoonex.com

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