Roelof & Mary van Benthem named Alberta/NWT’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers

Red Deer, AB (Feb.8, 2020)–Alumni and industry gathered to honour Roelof and Mary van Benthem, owners of van Benthem Dairy, located at Spruceview, AB, as Alberta/NWT’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held in Red Deer, Alberta on February 6-7th. Roelof moved to Canada in 2000 and spent [...]

Roelof & Mary van Benthem named Alberta/NWT’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers2021-03-29T19:36:54+00:00

Alberta/NWT’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers are Dallas Vert and Natasha Pospisil

Red Deer, AB (Feb. 12, 2019) – More than 75 people gathered to honour Dallas Vert and Natasha Pospisil owners of Conquest Agro Services Ltd located at Kirriemuir, AB  as Alberta/NWT’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2019. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Red Deer, [...]

Alberta/NWT’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers are Dallas Vert and Natasha Pospisil2021-03-29T20:26:58+00:00

Alberta and Ontario Farm Operations named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018

Winnipeg, MB  (Dec 3,2018) – Craig & Jinel Ference of Double F Farms, Kirriemuir, AB and Jordan & Alex McKay of Willowtree Farms, Port Perry ON were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer(OYF) Program’s national event held last week in Winnipeg, MB. What began as a wheat field [...]

Alberta and Ontario Farm Operations named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 20182021-03-29T20:36:56+00:00

Craig & Jinel Ference chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018

Olds, AB (Feb. 12, 2018) – More than 60 people gathered to honour fourth generation farmers Craig & Jinel Ference  of Double F Farms located at Kirriemuir  as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2018. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds, AB on February [...]

Craig & Jinel Ference chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 20182021-03-29T22:25:22+00:00

Marc & Hinke Therrien chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017

Olds, AB (Feb. 16, 2017) – More than 50 people gathered to honour poultry farmers Marc & Hinke Therrien of Redwater, AB as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017. The winners were announced at the Alberta regional event held at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds, AB on Feb. 10. Marc & Hinke both [...]

Marc & Hinke Therrien chosen as Alberta’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 20172021-03-30T17:02:22+00:00

Shane and Kristin Schooten chosen as Alberta and Northwest Territories Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016

Banff, AB (February 8, 2016) – Feedlot operators Shane and Kristin Schooten of Diamond City, AB, were named the 2016 Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) for the Alberta and Northwest Territories Region at the annual awards event on February 5.   Shane and Kristin work alongside his family operating Schooten & Sons Custom Feedyard Ltd., consisting [...]

Shane and Kristin Schooten chosen as Alberta and Northwest Territories Outstanding Young Farmers for 20162021-03-30T17:32:44+00:00

Alberta and Ontario farmers take top spots as 2015 Outstanding Young Farmers for Canada

Edmonton, AB [November 24, 2015] – Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2015 are hog farmers Mike and Amy Cronin of Bluevale, ON, and dairy farmers Patrick and Cherylynn Bos of Ponoka, AB. These two farm families were chosen from six regional farm couples across Canada at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) annual national event held last [...]

Alberta and Ontario farmers take top spots as 2015 Outstanding Young Farmers for Canada2021-03-30T17:43:47+00:00