Fredeen played a major role in developing Canadian livestock breeding policies and in introducing innovative breeding practices and new techniques for carcass evaluation. As well as writing more than 300 scientific and technical papers, he has established an international reputation by frequently representing Agriculture Canada abroad. He has received numerous honours, including a fellowship in the Agricultural Institute of Canada, the Public Service of Canada Merit Award and the Genetics Society of Canada Award for excellence. Fredeen has edited a history of Lacombe district and has received a Lacombe Citizen of the Year Award.
Author ADRIANA A. DAVIES