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Join Marty Seymour and Sarah Dobson from Farm Credit Canada at #CAARcon as they present how current global trends and consumer behaviours are impacting Canadian Ag Retailers, Agriculture, and Food sectors through the economic recovery.


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Marty is Director of Industry Relations. He engages with national associations, government officials and industry influencers to explore partnership opportunities that add real value to Canadian agriculture. Marty was raised on a cattle and grain farm in Carnduff, Sask. A cowboy at heart, he moved to Saskatoon and earned a degree in agriculture science from the University of Saskatchewan.

After a decade in sales and marketing in the animal health industry, Marty spent five years as CEO of Canadian Western Agribition, Canada’s largest livestock show and exhibition. Marty has been involved in international trade missions, sat on the economic development board of Sakimay First Nations, has done reality TV and was named a CBC Future 40 recipient for contributions to the community.

Currently, Marty is on the marketing committee for the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB).

Sarah is a Senior Relationship Manager for Alliances, managing FCC Input Financing business and works with agricultural retailers across Canada. She grew up on a grain farm in southeast Saskatchewan and gained her agriculture degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Prior to joining FCC in 2019, Sarah spent 18 years working for crop input manufacturers and with independent retailers. She’s married with 3 children, enjoys running and competes as an amateur horse jumper.

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