Drs. Bart Lardner, Curtis Pozniak and Bob Tyler (PhD) were awarded medals during a ceremony on Dec. 13, 2022. The medals were presented by Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty at the Government House in Regina, Sask.
The late Dr. Al Slinkard (PhD), a professor emeritus in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, posthumously received a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal.
The commemorative medal celebrates the 70th anniversary of the late Queen Elizabeth’s ascension to the throne and is awarded to individuals in recognition of their contributions to the province or Canada.
Dr. Lardner is a professor in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science and the Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program Chair in Cow-Calf and Forage Systems; Dr. Pozniak is a professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, director of the USask Crop Development Centre and the Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program Chair in Durum and High-Yield Wheat Breeding and Genetics; and Dr. Tyler is a professor emeritus in the college.