Current National Winners 2018-05-06T18:26:01+00:00

Current Winners

Congratulations to this years’ OYF National award winners!

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ program is an annual competition to recognize farmers that exemplify excellence in their profession and promote the tremendous contribution of agriculture. Every year this event brings recognition to outstanding farm couples in Canada between 18 and 39 years of age who have exemplified excellence in their profession while fostering better urban-rural relations.

Read about this years’ National  and Regional award winners below.

Canada’s 2017 Outstanding Young Farmers:

Véronique Bouchard & François Handfield (QC)
Derek & Tannis Axten (SK)

From Left to Right:  Luanne Lynn- COYF Past President, Winner Derek Axten(SK),  MP Stephen Fuhr, Komie Hossini- Bayer, Debra Harrison- John Deere Canada ULC, Daryl Worsley-CIBC,

FRONT Winners- Tannis Axten(SK), François Handfield & Véronique Bouchard (QC)

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Current Winners of Regional Competition

B.C. & Yukon Regional Winners

Tyler McNaughton & Sasha Bentall, Fort Steele, BC

with BC Executive Kevin Klippenstein & Sara Harker

Read 2018 Press Release

Alberta/NWT Regional Winner

Craig & Jinel Ference, Kirriemuir, AB

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Saskatchewan Regional Winners

Derek & Tannis Axten, Milton, SK

Read 2017 Press Release

Manitoba Regional Winner

Brooks & Jen White, Pierson.MB

with Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Ralph Eichler

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Ontario Regional Winner

Dusty Zamecnik, Langton, ON

Read 2017 Press Release

Quebec Regional Winner

Veronique Bouchard & Francois Handfield, Mont-Tremblant, QC

Read 2017 Press Release

Atlantic Regional Winner

Robert Anderson & Jill Ebbett, Glassville,

John Reddin & Greg Burns- Green Diamond

2018 Press Release