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 [...]
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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 [...]
Regina, SK(June 25,2018)–Fourth generation grain and oilseed farmers, Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren use field size trials to maximize production while minimizing costs on their farm located at Norquay, Saskatchewan. The couple was named Saskatchewan’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. The winners were announced at the Saskatchewan regional event held in conjunction with Canada's Farm Progress [...]
Robert Anderson and Jill Ebbett, New Brunswick potato farmers, named Atlantic’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers
Truro, NS (Apr 21,2018)–Atlantic hospitality and comradery were on full display in Truro NS on April 12-14 as fifth generation potato farmers, Robert Anderson & Jill Ebbett of East Glassville, NB were named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. Robert assumed management responsibilities of the farm in 2000 after returning from a year at college. [...]
Abbotsford – March 19, 2018 – At 39 and 33, Tyler McNaughton and Sacha Bentall of Cutter Ranch in Fort Steele are far too young to be put out to pasture but their animals thrive on it. Thriving animals equals a thriving business and a thriving business has made McNaughton and Bentall the 2018 BC & Yukon Outstanding [...]
Winnipeg (Mar 7, 2018) – More than 75 people gathered to honour fifth generation farmers, Brooks & Jen White of Borderland Agriculture of Pierson, MB as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. The winners were announced at the Manitoba regional event held at the Fort Garry in Winnipeg MB on Mar 3. Brooks and Jen [...]