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About the Competition

Women involved in primary agriculture from across Canada will have the opportunity to win an Atlantic winter adventure. Five (5) winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to attend the informative and educational AgEx Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Farm Management Canada and our generous sponsor, Farm Credit Canada, have partnered up to be able to run this competition and provide a trip to Fredericton for learning and networking!

The Agricultural Excellence Conference

The Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) is an annual event taking place in a different location every year across Canada. The theme Cultivating Resilience focuses on building the capacity for you and your farm to weather any storm and seize opportunity. Conference-goers will come away from AgEx equipped with information and tools to enhance Canada’s farm businesses.

The 2019 event takes place December 2, 3 & 4 2019 at the Fredericton Convention Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick. You can learn more about the conference at fmc-gac.com/programs-services/agricultural-excellence-conference/.

To Enter

Contestants must produce a video, one minute or less, based on the theme:

How do you remain resilient for your farm business? 

Contestants are encouraged to be creative with their video submission (i.e. tape your video outdoors on your farm, interview others, etc). The videos will be vetted, posted on Farm Management Canada’s YouTube channel and judged on presentation style and content relevance.

Video Requirements

Your video entry must be:

  • One minute or less in length
  • Titled “Cultivating Resilience – A Women in Ag Video Competition”
  • Include both Farm Management Canada and Farm Credit Canada logos at the end of the video
  • You must make an appearance in the video

All entries become the property of Farm Management Canada and Farm Credit Canada, which assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries. By submitting your contribution to Farm Management Canada, you agree to and thereby waive any and all moral rights that exist in your contribution to the Contest and any derived works made there from. If you are chosen as the winner, you will be asked to sign a complete disclaimer to be able to obtain your prize.

Prize

An all-expense paid trip to attend the AgEx Conference in Fredericton this December 2-4 2019. Expenses covered include your flight to and from Fredericton, Conference Registration, a meal stipend, and your accommodations.

Winner Responsibilities

While in Fredericton, winners will report from the conference through social media channels. After the event, the winner is required to write one article or produce an additional one minute video to share insights on their experience. Winners may also be called upon to speak at Farm Management Canada or Farm Credit Canada events.

Thanks to all who participated in ‘Cultivating Resilience: A Video Competition for Farm Women’! The five contest winners will be announced shortly.

For more information, contact:

Heather Oakley
Project Manager
Farm Management Canada
613-237-9060 x32 or 1-888-232-3262 x23
info(at)fmc-gac.com

Our Vision:
Canadian Farmers are world leaders for a sustainable future through farm business management excellence.

Our Mission:
To cultivate excellent Canadian farm business management, through awareness and adoption of beneficial management practices.

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