U of S Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence opens

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to the grand opening of the University of Saskatchewan $38-million Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE), located south of Clavet.

The centre is a world-class complex of field and science laboratories that will be a powerhouse for innovative research, teaching and industry engagement in all aspects of livestock and forage production.


Tuesday, October 9
10 am – 11
with tours and luncheon to follow
Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence
7 km south of Clavet on Bentley Road

 It’s going to be an exciting and jam-packed day with a one-hour program, followed by tours and a luncheon. Close to 300 people from all over Canada have confirmed their attendance. 

 To learn more about the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence, visit the LFCE website.


Available for interviews:

Honourable David Marit, Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister
Peter Stoicheff, president, University of Saskatchewan
Mary Buhr, dean, College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Dr. Doug Freeman, dean, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Tim Oleksyn, rancher and member of the centre’s Strategic Advisory Board


For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Lana Haight
Outreach and Engagement Specialist
Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence
University of Saskatchewan
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