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Investing in yourself: Nuffield Canada Scholarship
Never stop learning is a fairly popular slogan, and one that in the internet age you can't help but live by (thank you Wikipedia)! But...
The art of presenting
Have you ever sat through a presentation where you concentrated more on your daydreams, or on everything else other than what the person...
Finding confidence in a brand-new industry: Nicole Stratychuk
Please tell us a bit about yourself and your career path. I grew up in Lethbridge in the city and wasn’t involved in farming at all. I...
Leading the way on Ag human resources in Canada - and at home
Sara Mann is working in a niche area of research, but one that is critical to the Canadian agriculture industry. An associate professor...
5 Tips and Tricks for Networking from Someone Who Dreads Networking
In general, many people who know me would likely say that I can hold my own at a networking event, That being said, I do find that it...
The many titles of the modern farmwoman
Dairy farmers like Julia Booijink have many labels. Mom, wife, producer, and business owner are just a few of them. Julia Booijink was a...
Is it time for a new definition of “farmer”? Or just some recognition?
In Post #2 in this series, we heard from women on the reasons why they don’t use the term “farmer”. Many women told me that they aren’t a...
Finding success by striving for yourself, your industry and your community: Carolyn Van Den Heuvel
Please tell us a bit about yourself and your career path. I grew up on a beef farm outside of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. From a young age,...
Denise Hockaday on tackling 'firsts' as woman in ag-business
Please tell us a bit about yourself and your career path. I grew up on a dairy farm that was a two-family operation. As kids we worked...
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