Nominate a farmer

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program is designed to recognize young farmers that exemplify excellence in their profession. Eligible nominees must be farm operators between the ages of 18 and 39 who derive a minimum of two-thirds of their income from their farm operations. Each year one farming couple is selected from each of the program’s seven Regional Recognition Events to represent their respective region at the National Recognition Event.

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Scholarships

Are you passionate about agriculture in Canada? The Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship supports future generations in the pursuit of their passion. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to students pursuing post secondary education in agriculture.  The annual application deadline is June 30th.

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W.R. Motherwell Award

Dr. Motherwell was a leader in Canadian agriculture for over 50 years. He is the namesake of the W.R. Motherwell Award, presented annually to an individual or couple who demonstrate excellence in leadership and dedication to the Outstanding Young Farmers Program and the agriculture industry.

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We would like to honour the passing of 1982 National COYF Winner & Ontario alumni, John McDougall on January 19th, 2023

John had many great accomplishments in the Ag community. We send our sincerest condolences to his family.

#COYF #OOYF #COYF1982 #cdnag #agmorethanever

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There may be less shoulder pads, but the hard work and talent are still going strong!
#COYF2023 #COYF #agmorethanever #COYF2022 #cdnag #COYF1994

The Major Jay Fox Memorial scholarship has been developed by the Manitoba OYF. An annual scholarship will be presented to recognize a student continuing in the field of agriculture that has made a significant difference in their communities.

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Why nominate a farmer(s) to participate in our #COYF regional programs?
-It's an experience of a lifetime.
-Showcase their hard work & talent.
-Networking opportunity with our extensive alumni.
-IT'S REALLY FUN
-They might be the next #COYF!

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Why nominate a farmer(s) to participate in our #COYF regional programs?
-It's an experience of a lifetime.
-Showcase their hard work & talent.
-Networking opportunity with our extensive alumni.
-IT'S REALLY FUN
-They might be the next #COYF!

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