Gurba, Joseph B. - 1992 Hall of Fame Inductee

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For 36 years, Joseph Gurba served Alberta Agriculture in many capacities, culminating with the position as the head of the crop protection branch. Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Gurba was a leading force in developing programs which have helped protect crops and livestock against pests and disease. He also assisted in establishing a problem wildlife management strategy and devising guidelines for the proper and safe use of pesticides. Mr. Gurba retired from public service in 1983, but has gone on to work as a volunteer consultant in agrology with the Canadian Executive Service Organization in places such as south and central America.

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