Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference
Advancing Women Conference East October 30 & 31, 2017 – Hilton/Fallsview – Niagara Falls, Ontario Read More about “Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference”…
Meet Lacey McCrae of Vermilion, AB, our AYFR feature board member and a true farmHer. Lacey grew up on a ranch west of Prince George, BC. Her journey brought her out to the prairies where she met her husband, Andrew McCrae and settled down farming alongside him north of Vermilion, AB. They grain farm with his family, as well as calve out about 350 commercial black Angus cattle themselves. Lacey also has a small herd of purebred Charolais with Misty Hills Charolais.
The Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers are excited about an event that is rapidly approaching! February 23-25, 2018 the Canadian Young Farmers Forum conference will be held in Saskatoon and will welcome delegates from across the country. The Canadian Young Farmers Forum, or CYFF is the national umbrella that supports and helps fund the eleven provincial affiliated organizations. Their vision is to educate and energize a powerful network of young farm leaders. The CYFF hosts an annual conference and this year we have the convenience of it being hosted right next door in Saskatoon.
Raised on a mixed farm near Scandia, AB, twenty-five year old Lauren Ovinge now finds herself a long ways from home at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Meet Dave Russell, a third generation grain farmer, first generation chicken producer and dedicated AYFR member.
Josh Younker of Younker Cattle Company farms with his dad, his two uncles and his cousin near Irma, AB. He is a twenty-three-year-old third-generation farmer, is the current vice president of AYFR, and is loving farming!