Abbotsford, BC (March 15, 2019) – Egg producers and vegetable growers James and Cammy Lockwood of Lockwood Farms in Cobble Hill were named the 2019 BC & Yukon Outstanding Young Farmers at a ceremony in Abbotsford, March 12th. James Lockwood grew up in a wholesale ornamental nursery but was on his way to a career [...]
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Moncton, NB (March 13, 2019)– Alumni gathered to celebrate Justin & Laura Rogers of Picturesque Farms from Coleman, PEI as Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2019. The announcement was made at the Atlantic regional event held in conjunction with The Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show March 8-10. As owners of Picturesque Farms, Justin & Laura Rogers [...]
Elkhorn Resort, MB (March 5,2019) – At the Elkhorn Resort over eighty people gathered to celebrate Will & Jen Bergmann of Bergmann Bros located near Glenlea, MB as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2019. The winners were announced at the Manitoba regional event held on March 2-3. Will Bergmann grew up on his family's farm [...]
Red Deer, AB (Feb. 12, 2019) – More than 75 people gathered to honour Dallas Vert and Natasha Pospisil owners of Conquest Agro Services Ltd located at Kirriemuir, AB as Alberta/NWT’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2019. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Red Deer, [...]
Churchbridge, SK (December 30, 2018) –Emmett Sawyer and Daniel Stefner of Alberta were selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2018. Each winner received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Growing up on a family farm in Acme, Emmett has been part of conversations that have included how to [...]
Winnipeg MB (December 3, 2018) – Vegetable Growers from Innisfail and Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) alumni from Alberta, Rod & Shelley Bradshaw were recently honoured as recipients of the 2018 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented to the couple at the national event in Winnipeg last week. Alberta alumni members [...]
Winnipeg, MB (Dec 3,2018) – Craig & Jinel Ference of Double F Farms, Kirriemuir, AB and Jordan & Alex McKay of Willowtree Farms, Port Perry ON were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer(OYF) Program’s national event held last week in Winnipeg, MB. What began as a wheat field [...]
Winnipeg, MB (October 20,2018) - The MB Outstanding Young Farmers(OYF) Region is preparing to host Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ National Event which will take place at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2. Manitoba OYF regional chair, Dustin Williams says “Our conference theme this year is “Bridging the Gap – [...]
Woodstock, ON (Sept 11, 2018)–Brothers, Jordan and Alex McKay, were named Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. The brother team operates Willowtree Farm, a CSA farm and market, at Port Perry. The winners were announced at the Ontario regional event held on September 11, 2018 in conjunction with Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock. Alex [...]
Dairy Producers, Philippe Laurendeau and Kristina Roarke chosen as Quebec’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers
Quebec City, QC (August 28,2018)– At the 37th Quebec Gala was held on August 28 at the Saint-Hyacinthe Convention Center, dairy producers, Philippe Laurendeau and Kristina Roarke from Ferme L’Authentic located in Warwick QC were named Quebec’s Outstanding Young Farmers. Philippe claims to have answered hundreds of times that he would be a farmer when [...]