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Brent & Kirsty Oswald chosen as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017

ONANOLE, MB (March 8, 2017) – Brent and Kirsty Oswald of Cottonwood Holsteins Ltd. have been selected as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017.  The event took place March 4th at the Elkhorn Resort in Onanole, MB, with the Honourable Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture, in attendance. Cottonwood Holsteins is a mixed dairy and grain [...]

Marc & Hinke Therrien chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017

Olds, AB (Feb. 16, 2017) – More than 50 people gathered to honour poultry farmers Marc & Hinke Therrien of Redwater, AB as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds, AB on Feb. 10. Marc & Hinke both [...]

Sylvain Gascon & France Brunet awarded 2016 W.R. Motherwell Award

Churchbridge, SK (January 20, 2017) – Former farmers and Quebec regional Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) winners Sylvain Gascon and France Brunet were recently honoured as recipients of the 2016 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented at the national event in Niagara Falls, Ontario last month. Sylvain and France’s involvement in [...]

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DRIVES OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER

Churchbridge, SK (January 16,2017) – After graduating from high school, Gary Baars hung up a shingle as TNT Agri-Services, offering “relief milking and much more.” “Much more” soon started becoming a reality and Jan. 11th, the now 33-year-old Chilliwack dairyman, hay salesman and cattle dealer and his wife, Marie (26), became the BC & Yukon [...]

Sylvain Gascon & France Brunet awarded 2016 W.R. Motherwell Award

Churchbridge, SK (January 20, 2017) – Former farmers and Quebec regional Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) winners Sylvain Gascon and France Brunet were recently honoured as recipients of the 2016 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented at the national event in Niagara Falls, Ontario last month. Sylvain and France’s involvement in [...]

Quebec and Atlantic families named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016

Niagara Falls, ON (Dec. 7, 2016) - Andrew & Jennifer Lovell of Keswick Ridge, NB and Dominic Drapeau & Célia Neault of Ste-Françoise-de-Lotbinière, QC have been named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016. These two farm families were chosen from seven regional farm couples across Canada at OYF’s national event last week in Niagara Falls, [...]

2016 OYF Memorial Scholarship winners named

Churchbridge, SK (Oct. 24, 2016) – Tracy Niggli of Alberta and Colleen Crunican of Ontario have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2016. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Tracy has been involved in her family’s farm from a young age, which is [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2016 to be honoured at national event

Niagara Falls, ON (Oct. 19, 2016) - The Ontario OYF Region is hard at work preparing to host Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ National Event in Niagara Falls. The event will take place at the Hilton Fallsview from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4.   “We’re thrilled to be able to showcase the beauty of our region [...]

Adrian and Jodi Roelands chosen as Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016

Churchbridge,SK (September 20, 2016) – Adrian and Jodi Roelands of Roelands Plant Farms Inc. have been selected as Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016. The winners were announced at the Ontario regional event in Stratford, Ontario on Sept. 13.   Roelands Plant Farms Inc. is a greenhouse in south western Ontario where Adrian and Jodi [...]