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Future Forward

A Growing Demand

In Saskatchewan, we sit in the driver’s seat of one of the most promising sectors in the world economy: the food industry. Agriculture – the supply source for the food industry – is often called the sector of the future.

Food is an essential part of life, and the United Nations (UN) estimates our global population will reach nine billion people in 2050. To meet the growing global demand for food, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates production must rise 60 per cent.

Satisfying the rising demand pushes our industry to come up with new ways to increase production. Meanwhile, economics and environmental considerations force farmers to find ways to produce more with less – less land, less water, fewer inputs and less soil disturbance.

This creates a significant challenge — one that the industry is overcoming through determination and innovation, and one that makes agriculture a promising career choice for our youth.

Jobs in Agriculture

Post-secondary graduates with a passion for agriculture are in high demand both on and off the farm. They are recruited locally, nationally and internationally.

Today, the agriculture and agri-food industry accounts for one in every eight jobs in Canada, including more than 50,000 jobs in Saskatchewan alone.

Our farms continue to be family-run businesses, and on-farm work is a meaningful, profitable career option. While farm sizes are growing, 98 per cent of Canadian farms and ranches are still family owned and operated.

Farmers in our province recognize that Saskatchewan is synonymous with agriculture, and they know from personal experience that the farm is a good place to live, work and play.

Wherever they work, the people in Saskatchewan who build their lives around agriculture will continue to use their passion for this industry to meet the increasing global food demand. Are you ready to ThinkAG?

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