Irvin (I.J.) Jacobson of Manning, Alberta passed away September, 4th at the age of 66 after a nearly two year battle with cancer. Irvin started raising Charolais in 1973 under the name of Triangle J Charolais. He farmed until 2017.
Elizabeth and Austin Harty won Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Steers of the Wavy Lake 4-H Club. Austin’s steer also won top Rate of Gain with 4.11 lbs/day in the Flagstaff District 4-H out of 69 steers. His starting weight was 565 lb and finished at 1357 lb. Elizabeth had Champion Yearling Heifer at the Wavy Lake Achievement day. Elizabeth also won Grand Champion for her Carcass Project in the Flagstaff District 4-H. The steer had results of 4.54 lb/day rate of gain, yield 61.74% and graded AAA.
Max Voegeli of Voegeli Bros. Charolais, Maymont, SK passed away August 25th at the age of 87. Max and his brother Norman and family purchased there first purebred Charolais females in 1973. Uncle Max as he was affectionately known to many in the industry was the truck driver and PR person for the Voegeli girls on the show road for many years. He was always full of laughs and special sayings.