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Farm management scholarship available

Application deadline is Sept. 15

Applications are now being accepted for the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship, which gives a Canadian farmer a chance to attend the Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management (CTEAM) program. The program provides farmers the opportunity to learn detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own operation as a case study. One […] Read more

Ross scholarship winners chosen

Two Ontario producers are this year’s winners of the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship, allowing them to attend the CTEAM program. CTEAM stands for Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management and is managed by Agri-Food Management Excellence. During the program, farmers learn detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own operation as […] Read more


Scholarships available for farm management program

Applications are being accepted for the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship to attend the CTEAM program. CTEAM (short for Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management and operated by Agri-Food Management Excellence) is Canada’s only national farm management learning program. During the program, farmers learn detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own […] Read more

Bob Ross.

Want to kick up your management skills a notch?

Producers who want to take their management skills to the next level are being encouraged to apply for the second annual Robert (Bob) L. Ross scholarship program. Ross, a dairy producer from St. Marys, Ont. who died in 2014, was an influential advocate for business management training and a mentor to farmers across the country […] Read more


The late Bob Ross


Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship created

Alberta producer Mike Kalisvaart pays tribute to 
business management expert and teacher

A new scholarship is being offered to farmers who want to improve their farm business management skills. The Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship offers free tuition to the CTEAM (Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management) program and up to $4,000 towards travel expenses. “Bob Ross was instrumental in the creation of CTEAM,” said Heather Broughton, […] Read more