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Make Grain Out of Rain
Presented By: Franck Groeneweg
Director — Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association (SaskFSA) & Farm Manager – Green Atlantic Farms
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 18th

Franck Groeneweg farms by Edgeley, SK, 30 minutes northeast of Regina, SK. He grew up on a family farm in France. Following a Diploma in Agriculture, he went to Iowa to try his hand at corn and soybean farming in the mid-1990s. Franck and his wife, Kari, moved to Saskatchewan in 2003 and started Green Atlantic Farms. They farm 6,000 acres of wheat, canola, peas, flax, and faba beans.

 

Franck served on the board of the Indian Head Ag Research Foundation, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, the Canadian Canola Growers Association and Grain Growers of Canada. He is currently on the board of the Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association and Canadaʼs Outstanding Young Farmers.

 

Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association (SaskFSA), is an organization dedicated to ensuring that the farmers’viewpoint are considered when it relates to the ability to manage agricultural land to ensure that one can optimize efficiency while doing so in an environmentally acceptable and sustainable manner.