Newcombe, Frederick Horace - 1973 Hall of Fame Inductee

 
 
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Mr. Newcombe played a vital role for many years in Alberta Agriculture by questioning traditional practices. He encouraged farmers to obtain business management training, and contributed much to swine and poultry improvement in northeastern Alberta. Mr. Newcombe served with the Alberta Department of Agriculture as a district agriculturalist and finally as director of extension. He worked with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Burma, and with the Western Stock Growers' Association and the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, promoting the feedlot industry in Alberta

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