EAST 2018

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July 22, 2018 • Women in ag – Check this out!

Picture a Farmer: Help support this initiative to produce a documentary about female farmers and female-led farms in Alberta by voting for its production from July 30 – August 2, 2018.  Check out their website at and watch for news on how to vote!

June 29, 2018 • Manitoba farm family issues challenge to support STARS

Manitoba Co-operator: “A Manitoba farm family is donating proceeds from a crop to support the STARS air ambulance program and issuing a challenge to other farms to do the same.

They’ve planted 40 acres of soybeans and will donate the net profits to STARS, said Jill Verwey of Verwey Farms in the Portage la Prairie area.”

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May 15, 2018 • Building on your strengths to carve out a successful life in agriculture

Rural Roots Canada: “A leader with Corteva Agriscience says playing to your strengths and using your talents can lead to success in business and your personal life.

Sharyl Sauer is the North America and Platform Communications leader for Corteva Agriscience.

She spoke recently at the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference in Calgary on the importance of using your talents to succeed in business and personal life and how to make sure they are not an obstacle.”

Listen to the clip here >