Jordan & Jennifer Lindgren chosen as Saskatchewan’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers

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 [...]

Jordan & Jennifer Lindgren chosen as Saskatchewan’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers 2018-06-27T03:31:59+00:00

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. [...]

Robert Anderson and Jill Ebbett, New Brunswick potato farmers, named Atlantic’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farmers 2018-04-21T20:41:11+00:00

Prime Cuts at Cutter Ranch chosen as BC’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018

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 [...]

Prime Cuts at Cutter Ranch chosen as BC’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018 2018-03-22T17:19:26+00:00

Bison producers Brooks & Jen White chosen as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018

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 [...]

Bison producers Brooks & Jen White chosen as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018 2018-03-13T06:04:13+00:00

Craig & Jinel Ference chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018

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 [...]

Craig & Jinel Ference chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018 2018-02-15T15:50:30+00:00

Doug & Joan Cranston awarded 2017 W.R. Motherwell Award  

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. [...]

Doug & Joan Cranston awarded 2017 W.R. Motherwell Award   2017-12-09T15:51:09+00:00

Saskatchewan & Quebec Farm Operations named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017

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, [...]

Saskatchewan & Quebec Farm Operations named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017 2017-12-06T01:35:49+00:00

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2017 to be honoured at National Event

Penticton, BC (October 15,2017) - The BC OYF Region is hard at work preparing to host Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ National Event in Penticton. The event will take place at the Lakeside Resort from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3. “We are excited to share our ecological and agriculturally diverse region,” says Regional Chair Troy Harker. [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2017 to be honoured at National Event 2017-10-15T16:43:12+00:00

2017 OYF Memorial Scholarship winners named

Churchbridge, SK (September 30, 2017) – Danyka Maurer of Saskatchewan and Luc Roy of Quebec have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2017. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Danyka grew up on a fourth generation grain farm that she feels will continue [...]

2017 OYF Memorial Scholarship winners named 2017-10-03T03:03:27+00:00

Dusty Zamecnik chosen as Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017

Churchbridge (September 16, 2017) – Strawberry and Blueberry farmer Dusty Zamecnik of Langton, ON, was named the 2017 Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) for the Ontario Region at the annual awards event held  September 12 in conjunction with Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in London ON. Dusty Zamecnik, a graduate of Francis Xavier is fourth generation owner [...]

Dusty Zamecnik chosen as Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017 2017-09-23T15:48:27+00:00