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 [...]
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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 [...]
Olds, AB (15 février 2018) – Plus de 60 personnes se sont rassemblées pour honorer les agriculteurs de quatrième génération Craig et Jinel Ference de Double D Farms, situé à Kirriemuir, à titre de Jeunes agriculteurs d’élite de l’Alberta de 2018. L’annonce des gagnants a été faite lors du concours régional de l’Alberta qui a [...]
Olds, AB (Feb. 12, 2018) – More than 60 people gathered to honour fourth generation farmers Craig & Jinel Ference of Double F Farms located at Kirriemuir as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds, AB on February [...]
For immediate release Churchbridge, SK (December 9, 2017) – Dairy Farmers and Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) alumni from Ontario, Doug & Joan Cranston were recently honoured as recipients of the 2017 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented to the couple at the national event in Penticton, BC last week. [...]
PENTICTON, BC (Dec. 3, 2017) – Derek & Tannis Axten of Axten Farms Ltd- Minton, SK and Véronique Bouchard & François Handfield of Ferme aux petits oignons at Mont-Tremblant, QC were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer(OYF) Program’s national event held last week in Penticton BC. Meeru Dhalwala, [...]
With the National Event fast approaching, it is fitting that an OYF past president, Rick Stamp, shares his views on OYF National Events. Rick and his wife Marian, have a pedigreed seed farm at Enchant, Alberta. The Stamps were Alberta and National OYF winners in 1998. "Marian and I are looking forward to our 19th [...]
Our blog posts are a way for our alumni and sponsors to explain how the OYF program has benefited them and to gain insight into OYF events from across Canada. Our first post is from Pam Sattler. Pam and her husband Brent operate a grain farm near Milestone, SK. The Sattlers were Saskatchewan OYF winners [...]