About the program

Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley are launching the AdvancingAg Future Leaders program. This exciting new program will inspire future farm leaders through a leadership and mentorship experience.

To foster a strong network of future agriculture leaders for a progressive and vibrant cropping industry in Alberta.
To pair young agri-professionals and producers with industry leaders to impart knowledge and facilitate key professional development opportunities.

Help advance a future ag leaders career!

Are you an accomplished, passionate role model in the cropping sector with an eagerness to share your expertise and experiences, enhance your leadership skills and contribute to the professional growth of a young producer or agricultural professional?


Advance your career in agriculture!

Are you a young grain producer or an industry, agricultural professional between the ages of 18 – 35 involved in and passionate about the cropping sector?

Mentors and Mentees will:

Offer guidance in defining professional development activities.

Work together to develop a mentorship roadmap based on mentee goals within the program.

Define an interaction schedule and time commitments.

Attend one in person event/interaction throughout the program and a mandatory introductory meeting with program coordinator.

Complete a post program evaluation.

Time commitment:


The AdvancingAg: Future Leaders Program takes place over a 10 – 12 month period, beginning in July of each calendar year.


The program seeks to be flexible. 

If you would like more information on the AdvancingAg program, please contact: 


Cole Christensen



#200, 6815 – 8th Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7H7    
info@advancingag.ca |  403-291-9111
Twitter: @AdvancingAg