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Former ag minister and early booster of canola, Walter Paszkowski is one of three new inductees in the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame.

Paszkowski, Price and Visser join Agriculture Hall of Fame

The canola, pork, and egg sectors are among those that benefited from the efforts of this trio

Reading Time: 2 minutes Walter Paszkowski, David Price and George Visser are the newest members of the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. Paszkowski was instrumental in laying the foundation for the canola industry in Western Canada. Born and raised in Sexsmith, he was a founding director of the Northern Alberta Rapeseed Crushing Plant, president of the Alberta Canola Growers, […] Read more

Ag hall of fame seeks nominations of outstanding leaders

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nominations for the Agriculture Hall of Fame are now open. The award honours those who have significantly contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta. “Every two years, Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes up to three individuals whose outstanding leadership, innovation and business practices have advanced Alberta’s agriculture and food industry […] Read more


Hall of Fame nominations open

Deadline for nominations is April 30

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations to honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the province’s ag sector. Up to three individuals are inducted into the hall every two years. Since 1951, 132 people have been inducted from every area of agriculture for achievements such as groundbreaking farming techniques, scientific […] Read more

Nominees sought for Agriculture Hall of Fame

Deadline for nominations is April 30

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations to honour individuals who have made significant contributions to the province’s agriculture and agri-food industry, and to the development and sustainability of rural life in Alberta. “Every two years, Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes up to three Albertans whose outstanding leadership, innovation, and business […] Read more