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Ag consultant joins Eide Bailly

-- FARGO, N.D. - Eide Bailly L.L.P., a regional consulting and certified public accounting firm, says Jim Hauge has joined its Bismarck, N.D., office as a consultant to the agricultural industry. Hauge will focus on assisting agricultural clients...

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-- FARGO, N.D. - Eide Bailly L.L.P., a regional consulting and certified public accounting firm, says Jim Hauge has joined its Bismarck, N.D., office as a consultant to the agricultural industry. Hauge will focus on assisting agricultural clients with social contracting, effective business plans and transitional planning. In addition to his 35 years of farming and feedlot experience, Hauge is a former chairman of the National Livestock and Meat Board. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of Med Center One and a member of the Farm Foundation Roundtable. Hauge has received numerous awards, including the 1990 Farm Futures magazine - Top 100 Best Managed Farms, North Dakota State University's 1995 Master in Agriculture award and the NDSU Saddle and Sirloin Club Agribusiness of the Year award in 2001. Hauge has a bachelor's degree from NDSU in Fargo.

4-H volunteers honored for work with Alberta youth-- EDMONTON, Alberta - Two Albertans, Bernie and Colleen Prefontaine, each with more than a decade of volunteer service in the 4-H program as well as Alberta's agriculture industry, are the 2006 inductees into the Alberta 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame. Colleen has served more than 10 years as a leader in 4-H and more than eight years as a committee member of the Provincial 4-H Beef Heifer Show. Her role in 4-H has taken her across North America as a volunteer on 4-H member exchanges and to leaders' conferences. She served the Sturgeon District as its 4-H key leader for four years and the Northwest Regional Council as president for three years. She also represented 4-H in Alberta's 2005 centennial celebration during the queen's visit to Alberta. Bernie has been a leader with the Bon Accord 4-H Beef Club since 1996. He has played an integral role in organizing numerous club, district and regional 4-H events and has hosted 4-H exchange delegates from around the world. His dedication and service to 4-H includes involvement in the Provincial 4-H Judging Competition, 4-H concert series, Canadian Western Agribition Judging Competition and National Western 4-H Roundup.

Kathy Storey Kohlbeck named American Hereford Women Woman of the Year-- KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kathy Storey Kohlbeck of Bozeman, Mont., has been named the 2006 American Hereford Women Woman of the Year. Kohlbeck is a third-generation Hereford breeder. Her grandparents, Wilbur and Hilda Storey, started in the registered Hereford business in 1935, making Storey Hereford Ranch one of the oldest Hereford operations in Montana. In 1996, Kolhbeck was elected to the AHW board of directors. While on the board, she served in numerous positions, including Feedbox editor, historian, parliamentarian, director and president-elect. In 2001 she served on the transition Hereford Youth Foundation of America board. From 1999 to 2002, she chaired the strategic planning committee. She also is a past president of the Montana Hereford Auxiliary.

- Agweek Staff and Wire Reports

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