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  • Let’s Grow: My Year at Canterra Seeds

    April 29th, 2015

    By Joel VanKoughnet

    When I was preparing for my interview for a term position with CANTERRA SEEDS, I absorbed as many pieces of information as I could get my hands on. I looked through every page on the website, watched every video on the YouTube channel, and read through every post on this...

  • A Safe Second Thought

    April 27th, 2015

    By Joel VanKoughnet

    A couple weekends ago, I was spending my Saturday afternoon helping my dad out on the farm. It was a simple spring day of checking, prepping, and fixing machinery so that we would be ready to hit the ground in a few weeks’ time. I was under the air...

  • Ag Literacy Week

    April 24th, 2015

    By Joel VanKoughnet

    A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to volunteer for Ag Literacy week, put on by an organization called Agriculture in the Classroom Manitoba. (or AITC-MB: you can find them here! http://www.aitc.mb.ca/ ) They are a non-profit charitable organization governed by an elected board of directors,...

  • 2015 Advancing Women Conference

    April 09th, 2015

    By CANTERRA SEEDS

    This past week I had the good fortune to participate in the 2015 Advancing Women Conference (West) in Calgary, Alberta.  Ginelle Piderwerbesky and Page Newton, CANTERRA SEEDS Territory Managers covering Central Saskatchewan and Central Alberta, respectively, also attended.  We were three of over 570 women from 225 organizations - I think...