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Bayer scholarships awarded to 13 Albertans

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thirteen Alberta students have been awarded $1,500 scholarships from the Bayer Fund through its Opportunity Scholarship Program. In all, 67 Canadian students pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture and food-related disciplines received scholarships based on their academic achievements and leadership in their schools and communities. Applicants had to be nominated by a farmer or food professional, […] Read more

Eighteen Alberta community groups get $2,500 grant

Reading Time: < 1 minute A program that allows farmers to nominate their favourite community charity or not-for-profit group for a $2,500 grant attracted a record number of applications this year. The 2018 edition of Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities received 758 farmer applications (a 68 per cent increase from 2017) and 337 charity suggestions (a 200 per cent increase from […] Read more

Applications open for 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil

Reading Time: < 1 minute Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Youth Ag Summit in Brazil. The event, sponsored by Bayer, brings together 100 young people aged 18 to 25 from across the globe to develop solutions on how to feed a hungry planet in a more sustainable manner. The first summit took place in Calgary in 2013 and […] Read more