Saskatoon Region’s agriculture sector showcased on the international stage

The Saskatoon Region made international headlines after SREDA, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Trade and Export Development, hosted 12 journalists from around the world taking part in a Global Affairs Canada (GAC) Agriculture Media Tour. The goal of this media tour was to showcase Canada as a world leader in all aspects of agriculture technology, from bioscience to manufacturing and engineering.  In the Saskatoon Region, the journalists took part in facility tours and engaged in discussions with local leaders in the agriculture industry, highlighting the regions strengths, innovation and talent in the areas of agriculture and agri-food process technology.

While in Saskatoon the GAC Ag Media Group toured CNH Industrial, the Canadian Light Source, the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. and RMD Engineering Inc.  They were also took part in presentations from Ag-west Bio and Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI), as well as attending the Precision Agriculture Conference & Ag Technology Showcase.

“SREDA would like to thank the world-class businesses and organizations that helped to make this event a huge success,” said SREDA President and CEO Alex Fallon. “Marketing the Saskatoon Region on the international stage is another example of how SREDA helps strengthen and grow the local economy.”

Below is a sample of the media coverage from some of the journalists involved in the tour:

Asia Times:

VMT Blogt:

La France Agricole:

Brownfield Ag News:

CNB Africa

Erin Lawson

Chief Executive Officer
(306) 664-0724