Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference
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A weekend of networking for young leaders in the Canadian agriculture industry was hosted Feb.23-26 in Saskatoon, SK. The weekend provided learning from passionate professionals, networking with like-minded individuals, and was a great opportunity to experience the diversity of Canadian agriculture.
Meet Travis Willerton, fourth generation farmer at Willerton Farms Ltd. Willerton Farms Ltd. currently supports an extended family including Travis’ parents, his dad’s two brothers, along with Travis and his cousin. The farm is predominately a grain farm of 5000 acres, growing canola, wheat, peas, feed barley and oats. hopes to expand in the future.
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.