(Regina) The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), the Saskatchewan Environmental Industry and Managers Association (SEIMA) and the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the third annual GOING GREEN - GROWING GREEN CONFERENCE - the Environmental Agri-business Symposium for Farm Producers.
“Saskatchewan farmers strive to be world class leaders in environmental stewardship and sustainable agricultural practices” said Greg Marshall, APAS President. “APAS is proud to be a part of this partnership to help them achieve that goal.”
The Conference agenda includes presentations by industry and government agencies regarding the future of alternative energies as well as hands-on case studies with successful farm users and their partner-suppliers of green technologies.
“Agricultural producers in Saskatchewan know how important energy issues are to their operations,” said SEIMA President, Jim Finnigan. “Through Going Green – Growing Green, SEIMA and its partners are helping farmers get the latest information about their energy choices – directly from the experts.”
Keynote speaker, Dr. David Sauchyn, Ph.D., P.Geo. of the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative will speak about Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Extremes in the Americas with a special focus on the increasing frequency of extreme events and strengthening the capacities of rural populations to adapt to shifts in climate variability.
What: Third annual Going Green – Growing Green Conference
Where: Prairieland Park – Saskatoon, SK
When: November 16, 2011 8 am to 7 pm
For More Information contact:
Kathleen Livingston, Ex. Dir. & C.O.O.
The Saskatchewan Environmental Industry and Managers Association