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This year’s Alberta Canola’s Young Leaders are (from left to right): Jadon Hildebrandt, Ian Chitwood, Jill Assenheimer, Adam McMillan, Emily Gatez (side of chair), Steven Cowan, Jeremie Turcotte (seated), Brendon Carlson, Nicole Sendziak, Lucas Bell, Olivia Sederberg, Angela Waughtal (seated), Jeff Porozni, Melissa Stanford (side of chair), Luke Adam, Holly White, Scott Keller.

Training program growing the next generation of farm leaders

Program helps younger farmers become leaders in agriculture and their community

Reading Time: 4 minutes Jeremie Turcotte isn’t so sure he knows enough about agriculture to be considered a ‘young leader’ in the industry. “I never spent a day of my life on a farm until four years ago,” said Turcotte, who now operates a 2,000-acre grain farm with extended family near Peace River. “It’s so new to me, and […] Read more

Business training funds available

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Business Management Skills Development Program, has recently undergone a few minor changes, including a revised application form. The program helps producers, agri-processing companies, and agricultural organizations, and improves their business management skills. Funding is available for courses or programs that are focused on business management skills and training — including marketing, productivity, financial management, […] Read more