“I personally know that as an organization, we have not been able to ‘laugh’ together and at ourselves as one body. Steve changed all that!”
Glen M. - Apprenticeship & Industry Training
Gov’t of Alberta Learning Department
“Thank you for making the conclusion to the Annual Meeting a success... very professional indeed!”
George B. - President
Alberta Angus Association
“We appreciated you interviewing a few people before the event so you had a better idea as to what we did, rather than just winging it! Some feed back we received; ‘my stomach hurt afterwards and my eyes kept tearing I was laughing so hard’. Thanks Steve!”
Patty N. - Sport & Social Committee Chair
Bayer CropScience (formerly Aventis)
Robert Saik, Founder of The Agri-Trend® Group of Companies, is a distinguished Agrologist, Professional Agricultural Consultant, agricultural entrepreneur and futuristic thought leader.
Robert is CEO of AGvisorPRO Inc and Saik Management Group Inc. Robert is leveraging his business experience with his training in soil chemistry, plant physiology and crop nutrition, together with his knowledge in data management, farm automation and precision agriculture to develop new ways for the agriculture sector to solve problems through a brand new connectivity platform for farming, AGvisorPRO.
As CEO of his holding company, Saik Management Group Inc., he provides consulting services to many organizations and serves on several boards and advisory committees.
Rob has had opportunity to share his ideas with many private and public think tanks including a day with Bill Gates to discuss implementation of ag tech to help developing economies.
Robert's technical strengths lie in soil chemistry, plant physiology and crop nutrition and has leveraged these strengths to found over 15 companies. Rob has wide interests in the ag tech space and facilitates the PowerFARM peer group for progressive food producers.
He is an author of a 2014 Amazon, Best of Books “The Agriculture Manifesto” and over 50 published articles, Executive Producer of the Know Ideas media, a keynote speaker and recognized as 2016 Canadian Agri-Marketer of the Year by the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association.
He has traveled extensively internationally and has many investments in the ag sector including a 5,300 acre farming operation in Uganda.
Rob serves on several boards, is a member of many professional associations and resides in Olds, AB an works out of Central Alberta, Canada.
He is passionate about pursuing business opportunities in the Agricultural Sector.
“Thanks again for the great show. If there is anything that people will remember from grad, it was
the guest speaker! You did a wonderful job!”
Bryce T. - Grad Chairperson, Voc Ags
University of Saskatchewan
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