August 13, 2018

My name is Steven Vincett. My upbringing was near Galahad, which is located in East Central Alberta. This is in Flagstaff County, which has dryland grain farms as well as cow-calf producers. The opportunity to start farming happened to me in 2011. I'm engaged in grain farming full time now with the help of my family and community.

Working in this field was not a direct route for m...

August 13, 2018

My name is Isabelle Thibout. I am originally from a village in France, named Crespieres, located about 45 minutes southwest from Paris. I have been living in Calgary for almost four years. I hold two Master's Degrees, one in Agriculture Engineering and the other in Management with a Marketing for Product Manager specialisation. I currently work within the Marketing Communication...

August 13, 2018

Logan grew up on a mixed farming operation south of Kinsella, Alberta, where his family farms 1,500 acres of cash crops and raises rodeo stock for the Professional Bull Riders circuit. Logan completed his B. Sc. in Botany at the University of Calgary while competing on the Dinos baseball team. Following graduation, Logan worked as a Crop Production Advisor for Crop Production Ser...

August 13, 2018

Hi everyone! My name is Natasha Peiskar and I was born and raised in Smithers, BC, but have called Calgary, AB home for 4 years now. In 2013, I was attending Simon Fraser University to complete my chemistry degree. I joined the home brewing and beer appreciation club and a local hops distributor approached us to take part in an inaugural university home brewing competition. Our c...

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...

August 13, 2018

My name is Marissa Gehlert, and I am thrilled to be a part of the Advancing Ag Future Leaders Program for 2018/2019. I grew up on a dairy/mixed farm in Parkland County, Alberta. As soon as I was old enough to bottle feed the calves and help out with chores I knew that the farm was my happy place. The older I became, the more I wanted to be a part of the daily operations at home a...

August 13, 2018

Hello, my name is B. Pratyusha Chennupati, known as B. I am from incredible India. I did my Bachelor of Technology (Chemical and Biotechnology Engineering) in India and received my Master of Science (Plant Science) from McGill University, Canada. Presently, I am working as Registration Specialist (Regulatory Affairs personnel) at Nufarm Agriculture Inc. Prior to that, I have work...

August 13, 2018

Hi, my name is Addison Cullen and I’m 24 years old and live in Lethbridge.  I grew up in the rural community of Glenboro, Manitoba and went on to take a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness at the University of Manitoba.  After graduating in 2015, I spent about a year coordinating grain and fertilizer truck transportation within Western Canada.  I currently work as an Area Marketi...

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