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Sask VBP Fixes to Deliver a NEW Type of VBP+ Workshop
with the Help of Merck this Fall

September 1, 2018 (Beechy, SK) – Saskatchewan Verified Beef Production Inc. (Sask VBP) is teaming up with Merck Animal Health to provide hands-on cattle handling demos at their fall VBP+ Workshops, along with the fundamentals of the VBP+ training in a practical environment. According to Brooks Whitney, Sask VBP Chair, they have delivered VBP+ Workshops across the province for several years, training thousands of beef producers. This fall, however, they plan to deliver a new version of the VBP+ Workshop.

“We are excited at the opportunity to partner with Sask VBP and provide beef producers in Saskatchewan with some practical, hands-on cattle handling techniques through our ‘Creating Connections’ program,” stated Lee Sinclair with Merck Animal Health.

The line-up of VBP+ Workshops slated for the fall of 2018 include:
• Ag In Motion (Langham) – Oct 1st
• Perrin Ranching (Beechy) – Oct 24th
• Wasilow Ranch (Maple Creek) – Oct 29th
• Buffalo Plains Cattle Co. (Bethune) – Oct 10th
• Chopper K Auction Market (Alameda) – Nov 5th
• Northern Livestock Sales (Prince Albert) – Nov 8th

To learn more about the Sask VBP program, and funding available to producers, visit:

Posted September 5, 2018


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