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 Farms.com 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:
- How Can Canada’s Brightest Light Help the Dutch Food Sector?
- Raw Material Country Canada Wants Grain in the Blockchain
- Canada in the Weed
La France Agricole:
Brownfield Ag News:
- Long Harvest for Canadian Farmer
- Canadian Company Offers New Tool to Detect White Mold in Soybeans
- A&L is one of Canada’s Largest Ag Labs
- Bushel Plus Grain Loss Prevention System
- Canadian Soil Mapping System is Expanding into U.S.