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 19 2020-05-19T21:12:35+00:00

Manitoba’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers are Andre & Katie Steppler

Brandon, MB (March 11, 2020) – At the Clarion Hotel in Brandon over seventy people gathered to celebrate Andre & Katie Steppler of Steppler Farms located near Miami, MB as Manitoba’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2020. The winners were announced at the Manitoba regional event held on March 6-8. Andre and Katie Steppler, along with [...]

Manitoba’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers are Andre & Katie Steppler 2020-05-19T21:10:38+00:00

Phillip and Katie Keddy named Atlantic’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers

Charlottetown, PEI (March 6,2020)– After a weekend of interviews and presentations, the Atlantic alumni welcomed Phillip and Katie Keddy of Lakeville, NS as Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2020. The event was held in Prince Edward Island, February 21st in conjunction with the International Potato Expo and Farm Credit’s Regional Ignite Event. As partners in [...]

Phillip and Katie Keddy named Atlantic’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmers 2020-05-19T21:08:38+00:00

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 Farmers 2020-02-20T21:05:39+00:00

2019 W.R. Motherwell Award given to Angela Fox of Eddystone, MB

Fredericton, NB (December 14,2019)- Rancher and Outstanding Young Farmer (OYF) alumni from Manitoba Angela (Angie) Fox was recently honoured as recipient of the 2019 W.R. Motherwell Award by Canada's OYF program. The award was presented to Angela at the national event in Fredericton last week. Manitoba alumni members nominated Fox because as Regional Chair Dustin [...]

2019 W.R. Motherwell Award given to Angela Fox of Eddystone, MB 2019-12-14T21:25:44+00:00

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Name 2019 Winners from Atlantic and Quebec

Fredericton, NB (Dec 8,2019) – Justin & Laura Rogers of Brae, PEI and Simon Michaud and Mylène Bourque of Kamouraska, QC were chosen as National Winners from seven regional farmers at Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer(OYF) Program’s national event held last week in Fredericton, NB Justin & Laura Rogers are 7th generation farmers who operate Picturesque [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Name 2019 Winners from Atlantic and Quebec 2019-12-10T22:58:37+00:00

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2019 to be honoured at National Event

Fredericton, NB (October 31,2019) - The Atlantic Outstanding Young Farmers(OYF) Region is preparing to host Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ National Event which will take place at the Delta Hotel in Fredericton, NB from Dec 5-8, 2019. Atlantic OYF regional chair, Heidi Lawless states, “The Atlantic Committee has the unique opportunity of hosting every seven years [...]

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers of 2019 to be honoured at National Event 2019-10-31T16:38:52+00:00

Goat Producers were named Ontario’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers

Churchbridge, SK (Sept 14, 2019)–Jan & Jony Roos from Brownsville,ON were named Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2019. The Roos operate Roos Dairy Goats, one of the largest milking goat operations in Ontario. The winners were announced at the Ontario regional event held September 10, 2019 in conjunction with Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, [...]

Goat Producers were named Ontario’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers 2019-09-21T20:13:01+00:00

Simon Michaud and Mylène Bourque Quebec’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers

Quebec City, August 29, 2019 - The 39th edition of the Gala announcing the winners of the Canadian Outstanding Young Farmers for the Quebec region was held on August 27th at the Conference Centre in Sainbt-Hyacynthe. The winners will represent the Quebec region at the Outstanding Young Farmers national event that will take place from [...]

Simon Michaud and Mylène Bourque Quebec’s 2019 Outstanding Young Farmers 2019-09-09T20:38:02+00:00

2019 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named

Churchbridge, SK (September 4, 2019) –Tim Koelen & Mikayla Ringelberg, both from  Ontario, have been selected as the Outstanding Young Farmers Memorial Scholarship winners for 2019. Each winner has received a $1,000 scholarship to support their post-secondary agricultural education. Tim’s love for agriculture began when he purchased four sheep at age nine and was farming [...]

2019 COYF Memorial Scholarship winners named 2019-09-04T03:12:00+00:00