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The Winners of the Excellence Award for Ag Students Have Been Chosen!

Farm Management Canada and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are proud to announce the selection of the winners of the 2016-2017 Excellence Award for Ag Students Competition. Congratulations to our three winners!

Farm Management Canada and CADAP collected submissions from agricultural students across Canada and selected three winners who will receive scholarships towards furthering their education in agriculture. First place won $1,500!

The award is designed to help students develop their communication skills by having the opportunity to voice their opinion on a on a subject related to farm management.

Students were asked to submit a multimedia presentation, a video, a Twitter chat, a blog or a Wiki, responding to the following question:

Certain segments of the general public question the  way food is produced, and have misgivings about the use of new technology. What concrete steps would you, as a future member of the agricultural industry, propose to bridge the information and awareness gap?

This year’s winners are:

  1. Shanthanu Krishna Kumar 
    University of Guelph, ON
    View the winning video
  2. Jasmin Bautz
    University of Saskatchewan, SK
    View the winning video
  3. William Lacasse
    Institut de Technologie Agroalimentaire, campus de La Pocatière, QC
    View the winning video

Visit for more details on the winners and their competition entries.

For more information, please contact :

Mathieu Lipari
Program Manager, Farm Management Canada
613-237-9060 ext. 24 or 1-888-232-3262 ext. 24