August 7, 2019

Over this past year, I have had the opportunity to travel to different places in Alberta to diversify my knowledge about agriculture. I’ve had an incredible journey meeting new people that have made a huge impact in agriculture, learning new technologies that are advancing agriculture, and obtaining skills that I can implement into my family farming operation.

The variety of thing...

March 26, 2019

AdvancingAg thus far has been a great experience. It has given me so many opportunities to travel, meet new people, attend different ag extensions that I have never been to before, and of course… learning new things!

To recap, I was able to attend Farm Tech with my mentor Janine and sit in to some great speakers and met a lot of great people that are involved in agriculture. One s...

January 21, 2019

Being a part of the Advancing Ag program has been extremely exciting so far. I managed to attend several ag extensions that are helping me reach my goals, as well as participating in great workshops that benefit me on my farming operation or eventually in the workplace.

To recap, in November, the program organised a leadership training workshop in Banff, AB and CorQuest Inc. ran a...

September 21, 2018

It is an honour to be involved in the Advancing Ag Mentorship Program because I felt like I needed to be more experienced within agriculture and more knowledgable in general. But here’s the thing… that’s the whole point of the program! To help build confidence, to learn and explore new and old things about agriculture, and to meet new people along the way.

I have been involved in...

August 13, 2018

My name is Carly Schoolemmer and I live on a farm just outside of a small community called Mundare. On my farm, we have a mixed cattle and grain farm running 200 head of cattle and farm roughly 2,600 acres of crop land. I graduated in 2016 from Lakeland College in Vermilion, AB obtain my Agribusiness diploma and I am currently working towards my Horticulture diploma online throug...

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