National Winners

Congratulations to this years’ OYF National award winners!

Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ program is an annual competition to recognize farmers that exemplify excellence in their profession and promote the tremendous contribution of agriculture. Every year this event brings recognition to outstanding farm couples in Canada between 18 and 39 years of age who have exemplified excellence in their profession while fostering better urban-rural relations.

Read about this years’ National  and Regional award winners below.

Canada’s 2023 Outstanding Young Farmers:

Greg & Sarah Stamp(AB) and Brad & Travis Hopcott (BC)

Komie Hossini (Bayer), Audrey Filteau (John Deere), WINNERS Greg & Sarah Stamp(AB), Brad & Travis Hopcott (BC), Casper Kaastra (Sollio Agriculture), Mark Stein (CIBC) & Danny Penner (President COYF)
Missing: Mathieu Gaudreault(CN)

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Past National Winners

Each year, OYF recognizes an individual/couple who have made an outstanding contribution to the agriculture industry in Canada.

Scroll through to see the names of past OYF National award winners and click on the accompanying press release to learn more about each winner(s).

2022 Winners

Guillaume & Étienne Lessard, St. Honoré-de-Shenley, QC

Cody Straza & Allison Squires, Wood Mountain, SK

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2020-21 Winners

Tracey & Raymond Bredenhoff, Abbotsford, BC

Jenny Butcher & Wes Kuntz, Brantford, ON

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2019 Winners

Simon Michaud & Mylène Bourque, Kamouraska, QC

Justin & Laura Rogers,  Brae, PE

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2018 Winners

Craig & Jinel Ference, Kurriemuir, AB

Jordan & Alex McKay, Port Perry, ON

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2017 Winners

Derek & Tannis Axten, Minton SK

Véronique Bouchard & François Handfield,  Mont Tremblant, QC

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2016 Winners

Andrew & Jennifer Lovell, Keswick Ridge, NB

Dominic Drapeau & Celia Néault, Saine-Francoise-de-Lotbinière, QC

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