Nominations are now open for the 2019 Wilson Loree Award from Farm Management Canada (FMC). The award was established 15 years ago to honour those that have made an extraordinary contribution to developing and promoting new and positive change in agricultural business management practices and expertise in Canada.

The winner will be presented the award at this year’s Agricultural Excellence Conference in Fredericton come December. Just last year, Elaine Froese won for her work within the industry over the past 26 years.

According to a news release, FMC encourages the nomination of individuals or groups that:

  • Have made significant contributions in the area of business management regionally or nationally;
  • Have demonstrated innovation in areas such as turning research into practical management tools, adapting best practices from other sectors to agriculture, and finding new ways to deliver training, information, and resources to farm managers;
  • Have served as a role model and a mentor to colleagues, partners, and clients, inspiring them to achieve their full potential; and,
  • Have demonstrated the ability to network and develop partnerships to include others in furthering the shared goals and vision of the agriculture industry

Submissions close on October 4, 2019. For information on how where to apply, click here.

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