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Farming in Canada – Growing Food Sustainably
March 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Is what you hear about food production and the environment correct? Sometimes that answers we’re looking for are right in front of us. Farming and the environment must go hand in hand. Learn how farmers have adapted. Growing food has changed and farmers have innovated to meet the needs of our food system. Understand how the environment and farming are long term partners.
Join us for this presentation to learn more about how food is grown in Canada today. Our presenter is Clinton Monchuk, farmer of grain and oilseed crops and egg producer as well as the Executive Director of Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan.
Presentation length: 30 minutes
Real-Time Q&A Session: 20 minutes
Executive Director, Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan
Clinton Monchuk grew up on a mixed dairy, beef and grain family farm outside of Lanigan, Saskatchewan. He received his Bachelors of Science in Agriculture majoring in Agricultural Economics from the University of Saskatchewan and Masters of Business Administration in Agriculture from the University of Guelph. Clinton has enjoyed numerous roles across North America as a researcher, educator, manager, economist and director of trade policy.
In late 2016 Clinton accepted the role of Executive Director with Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan to promote farming and ranching to consumers. Clinton understands the value of increasing public trust in agriculture and actively promotes engagement between the agriculture industry and consumers.
Clinton, Laura and their children Jackson and Katelyn, continue to be active partners on their family grain and layer farm in Saskatchewan and cattle ranch in Oklahoma.