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Portrait Roy Edward McKenzie

Roy McKenzie, Regina, served agriculture as an agrologist, public servant and designer of Saskatchewan Wheat Poolís farm service department.

He was born June 27, 1918, in Alberta. He graduated from the University of Alberta in 1940 with a BSA degree. He obtained his masterís degree, specializing in soils, from the University of Saskatchewan in 1944. Later he earned a certificate in business administration from the University of Regina.

Roy worked as a research officer for Agriculture Canada (1939-51), then moved to the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture as head of the plant industry branch. From 1984 to retirement in 1983 he worked with Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, first as a technical advisor and then, as manager, he developed the Pool Farm Service Division. He had one term (1981) as president of Interprovincial Co-operatives Ltd.

A major contribution he made while with Agriculture Canada was in research on irrigated forage crops. He designed the 20-year planting program for the Outlook Pre-Development Farm. In the provincial Plant Industry Branch he developed effective policies in promoting forage growing, quality seed production and soil conservation. With Saskatchewan Pool he emphasized sound information and appropriate new products for farmers.

He was one of nine men who drafted the legislation establishing the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists. In 1973 he was first recipient of the SIA recognition award for his work in founding the organization.

Roy was a director and is an honorary life member of the Canadian Seed Growers Association. He was a member of the Canadian Forage Project and the Canada Weed Committee. He was secretary and founding member of the Western Canada Fertilizer Association and he served a term (1956-57) as president of the Canadian Society of Agronomy. He served as a director of the Regina Exhibition Association (1951-78). In 1959 and 1960 he judged field crop classes at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. He was on the founding board of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame and was treasurer 1971-78.

An important accomplishment was the establishment of the Pool product development farm with a research staff and facilities at Watrous.

"Sponsored for the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame 1994
by the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the Saskatchewan Institute
of Agrologists and the Saskatchewan Department of
Agriculture and Food."

 

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