Tag: Brenda Trask

‘Grow A Leader’ campaign raises $250,000 for 4-H

SeCan’s annual Grow A Leader program has raised $52,716 to support 4-H Canada in 2018. Over its five-year history, the program has contributed more than $250,000 to support 4-H across the country. “4-H is all about developing rural leaders and that’s what we’re doing when we support this program,” says SeCan communications manager Brenda Trask. “We… Read more »

Growing farm leaders $1 at a time

How do you grow a farm leader? SeCan and their seed customers are doing it one dollar at a time. Entering its fifth year, the SeCan Grow A Leader program has now contributed more than $200,000 to 4-H in Canada. Last month, the company presented a cheque for $64,880 to 4-H, representing $1 from every… Read more »

T’Ag, You’re It: Campaign Urges Action to Raise Ag Awareness

Maintaining public trust in the way food is produced has become a top priority, not just for farmers, but for the entire agriculture sector, including the seed industry. “Right through the whole value chain, we have to get involved. We’re a small sector in Canada now…and to have our voice heard against the activists who… Read more »

SeCan Launches “Grow A Leader” in Collaboration With 4-H

We talk many times about the need for more young leadership in agriculture. A long term strategy for this is through mechanisms like 4-H. Is 4-H important? Of course it is. And you can help grow a leader through 4-H by purchasing soybean seed through your SeCan dealer before October 19th. For every bag you… Read more »

Soybean Growers Can Help 4-H Young Leaders During SeCan’s Grow a Leader Week

4-H has been an integral part of the rural landscape for just over 100 years now. It’s something that’s so familiar to the young rural experience that it’s substantial contributions to the towns and cities it’s in can sometimes be overlooked. 4-H is a place where kids are exposed to all the elements that make… Read more »