New U of S feed research facility to officially open

The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the official opening of the Canadian Feed Research Centre (CFRC) in North Battleford and to tour the unique facility.  Funded through a public-private partnership, the research feed mill will operate both pilot-scale and industrial-scale feed production lines designed to improve livestock feed, promote food safety and ensure a healthier bottom line for producers.

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 10 am

Where: Western Development Museum

North Battleford, SK Highways 16 and 40

The program will be emceed by Mary Buhr, dean of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, and will include the following speakers:

• Herb Cox, Saskatchewan MLA, North Battleford

• Pierre Normand, vice-president external relations and communications, Canada Foundation for Innovation

• Jennifer Henderson, managing director, Cargill's animal nutrition compound feed business in Western Canada

• Karen Chad, vice-president research, University of Saskatchewan

The tour for media and invited guests of the CFRC facility will follow the formal program and will be led by Tom Scott, U of S Research Chair in Feed Processing Technology.


For more information, contact:

Brittany Stevens, Communications Co-ordinator

College of Agriculture and Bioresources

University of Saskatchewan

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