Barb Stefanyshyn-Coté

Barb-Stefanyshyn-CoteBarb and her husband, John, farm near Leask, Saskatchewan with their 4 children. Barb obtained her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. With a passion for travel, agriculture and communication Barb has operated a livestock nutrition consulting service, designing and promoting feed ingredients

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ADDRESSING RURAL DEPOPULATION – Thinking Out of the Box

domestically and overseas. She has lectured at the University of Saskatchewan in the area of communications. For her Nuffield study, Barb travelled to Australia, the UK, France, Belgium, the US, Japan and China.

Barb has received the Outstanding Young Agrologist award from the Saskatchewan and Canadian Institute of Agrologists. She and John were also recognized as Saskatchewan and Canada´s Outstanding Young Farmers.

Most recently, the family spent a year and a half, living and travelling in Mexico and Chile. They learned Spanish, experienced new cultures, and explored new business opportunities. Barb now devotes time to public speaking on agricultural, cultural, and communication topics.