Alberta names 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer Ben Campbell of Black Diamond, AB.

(Red Deer March 22, 2022)- March 17 & 18th was electric with excitement and passion for agriculture, at the Outstanding Young Farmers of Alberta/ NWT Event in Red Deer. Nearly 70 people including alumni, nominees, sponsors, and a few special guests attended the two-day event featuring nominee presentation, guest speakers, entertainment and quality time together. [...]

Alberta names 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer Ben Campbell of Black Diamond, AB.2022-03-23T00:29:07+00:00

British Columbia/Yukon names 2022 Outstanding Young Farmers, Gurpreet Lidder of Keremeos, BC

(Abbotsford, BC March 15, 2022)– Fruit Producer, Gurpreet Lidder, of Lidder’s Produce Ltd located in Keremeos were named BC’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2022. The winner was announced at the BC regional event presented by regional sponsor RBC Agriculture in Abbotsford on March 8-9. Gurpreet Lidder, in partnership with his parents, operates an eighty-acre fruit [...]

British Columbia/Yukon names 2022 Outstanding Young Farmers, Gurpreet Lidder of Keremeos, BC2022-03-17T17:54:55+00:00

2021 W.R. Motherwell Award presented to Shelley Meadows of Saskatoon, SK

Saskatoon (December 5, 2021)- Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) alumni from Saskatoon, SK, Shelley Meadows, was honoured as recipient of the 2021 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented to Shelley at the virtual national event last week. After a major sponsor backed out of coordination of the Saskatchewan Regional Event, Shelly [...]

2021 W.R. Motherwell Award presented to Shelley Meadows of Saskatoon, SK2021-12-06T23:27:35+00:00

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Name 2021 Winners from British Columbia and Ontario.

Saskatoon (Dec 5, 2021) Raymond & Tracey Bredenhof, R&T Poultry & Bredenhof Hops, of Abbotsford, BC and Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz, Little Brown Cow Dairy, of Brantford, ON were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) Program’s national event held virtually and in Saskatoon, SK December 1-3, [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Name 2021 Winners from British Columbia and Ontario.2021-12-06T23:28:04+00:00

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2021 to be honoured at Virtual National Event

(Saskatoon, SK- November 14, 2021) – Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (COYF) National Board and Partners are preparing to host Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ Virtual National Event from Dec 2-3, 2021. The current world situation has challenged Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer Program but the National Board and its Partners are pleased to host the 2021 National [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2021 to be honoured at Virtual National Event2021-11-14T16:11:04+00:00

2021 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named

Churchbridge, SK (Sept 24, 2021) –Emily Robb from Brandon, MB and Carleigh MacLeod from Kinkora PEI have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2021. Each winner has received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Emily Robb will pursue a Bachelor of Science in Agroecology at the University [...]

2021 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named2021-09-24T16:19:00+00:00

Ontario’s 2021 Outstanding Young Farmers named Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz of Brantford.

Churchbridge, SK (Sept 17, 2021)–Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz from Brantford, ON were named Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2021. Little Brown Cow Dairy Farm & Store, operated by Jenny & Wes, is a dairy and beef farm that pasteurizes and processes its milk into cheese products which are sold in the on-farm store. The [...]

Ontario’s 2021 Outstanding Young Farmers named Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz of Brantford.2021-09-17T14:42:23+00:00

Geneviève Grossenbacher and James Thompson named Quebec’s 2021 Outstanding Young Farmers

Quebec City, September 7, 2021 - The 41st edition of the Gala announcing the winners of the Canadian Outstanding Young Farmers for the Quebec region was held on September 2nd at the Château Bromont. For the first time in its history, the event was presented in virtual mode and with simultaneous translation, which allowed to [...]

Geneviève Grossenbacher and James Thompson named Quebec’s 2021 Outstanding Young Farmers2021-09-13T03:20:04+00:00

2020 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named

Churchbridge, SK (October 9, 2020) –Clayton Lehr from Redcliff, AB and Shaelyn Beswitherick from Austin, MB have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2020. Each winner has received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education.   Clayton Lehr’s passion for agriculture came from being raised on a family [...]

2020 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named2021-03-29T16:44:47+00:00

Raymond and Tracey Bredenhof named British Columbia/Yukon 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers amid COVID 19

Abbotsford, BC (May 11, 2020)–Due to COVID 19, the BC/YK Outstanding Young Farmers regional event was cancelled in March but the alumni are pleased to introduce the region’s 2020 winners, Raymond and Tracey Bredenhof, owners of R & T Poultry and Bredenhof Hop Farms located in Abbotsford BC. After 15 years of farming together, the [...]

Raymond and Tracey Bredenhof named British Columbia/Yukon 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers amid COVID 192021-03-29T16:57:48+00:00