A veterinarian from Midale, in southeast Saskatchewan, has won the inaugural Food and Farming Champion Award.
Dr. Leigh Rosengran was honoured for her research, education and advocacy in the areas of antimicrobial resistance and prudent antimicrobial use in livestock production.
Rosengran serves as the go-to-expert for interviews and articles relating to antibiotic use in animals. She has developed education initiatives and is active on social media.
The veterinarian is also involved in the family beef operation with her husband and three children.
She was given the award at the annual Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan Conference in Saskatoon Thursday.