Savannah Gleim

Savannah Gleim

Savannah Gleim

Research Officer

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
College of Agriculture and Bioresources
University of Saskatchewan

In the fall of 2014, I returned home to start working with Dr. Smyth after a wonderful summer interning for agri benchmark in Germany, and to defend my M.Sc thesis in Agriculture Economics from the University of Saskatchewan. It’s been nearly 10 years since, and I never could have imagined I would be here managing SAIFood. Or that we would have any readers on SAIFood. When I started I knew nothing about web design or how to get a blog off the ground and have hundreds of readers each week.

At the time when I started, I was passionate about logistics, supply chains, and mapping in GIS, and was an expert in Canadian grain handling using GIS. I thought it would just be a short-term position as a Research Assistant, as I figure out where my interests truly are in the broad world of agriculture. As it has turned out, I am VERY passionate about communication and helping others. Hence why Dr. Smyth cannot shake me from his team now. In my current position, I have the great opportunity to expand my knowledge in the sector of agriculture, share what is happening, and help not only others with research but how to share that research with a larger audience.

Besides writing, editing, and managing SAIFood, I am also a Research Officer in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. I work with Dr. Smyth,  and help to manage his projects alongside his team of Research Assistants and Master’s students. Together we work on a set of Saskatchewan crop producer surveys, looking at producers’ crop rotations and their inputs.

On the side, I am on the organizing committee of IFMA24, the 24th International Farm Management Association Congress, which will be hosted here in Saskatoon July 7-13, 2024.

Twitter: @SavannahGleim
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