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Agriculture 5.0
Presented By: Robert Saik PAg, CAC
Founder — Agri-Trend/ Global Business Development
Schedule: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19th

Robert Saik, Founder of The Agri-Trend® Group of Companies (now part of Trimble Navigation) is a Professional Agrologist and a Certified Agricultural Consultant. In his capacity as Founder and now Global Business Development for Agri-Trend, Robert has been involved in the development of many new business processes and spearheaded several advancements in technology integration in agriculture. In addition to being a keen entrepreneur, Rob’s technical strengths lie in soil chemistry, plant physiology and crop nutrition. Agri-Trend was recognized as a 2012 and 2014 Western Regional Canada Top 50 Best Managed Company and was recognized by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s 2013 top 25 Most Innovative Organizations. He was awarded the 2014 Canadian Agri-Marketer of the Year by the Canadian Association of Agricultural Marketers. Robert has traveled extensively through North America, South America, the EU, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East as well as Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan working on technology integration and agriculture advancements. Agri-Trend®, a division of Trimble Navigation, helps farmers allocate scarce resources to produce a safe, reliable and profitable food supply in an environmentally sustainable manner.