Tag: CYSA

Winners of 2014 Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Competition Announced

This past Saturday, November 8th, saw the 2014 Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition crown its winners at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Noah Burnett from Cormack, Newfoundland, took first place in the Junior competition with his speech discussing why he will choose a career in agriculture. First runner-up was Jyllian Kaliciak from… Read more »

Why Farming & Food Production Should be Taught in School: The 2013 CYSA Winning Speeches

This past week not only marked the running of the Royal, formerly the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair, but also the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition in Toronto, Ont. Each year, bright young minds in two categories, junior and senior, gather together to give a five to seven minute speech on a given topic. Just… Read more »

Want the truth known? Help ag in the classroom broaden its influence

Sometimes, people who understand agriculture – farmers, for example – are reluctant to enter into a public forum to talk about the profession they love. Other times, they’ll stand up and speak voluntarily, as leaders of their commodity organization or farm group. But on at least one occasion, others still will actually pay for the… Read more »

CYSA 2012 Winners: A Bright Future for Agriculture

The Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture held its annual speaking event last weekend in conjunction with the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, at Toronto, Ont. RealAgriculture.com was there to film the promising speakers — an amazing mix of passionate, well-spoken and wise-beyond-their-years individuals. This year’s junior and senior winners respectively, Dasha Metropolitansky and Lydia Harrison, both… Read more »

Still Time to Register for the Canadian Young Speakers Competition

Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture Inc is hosting their annual competition for people 11 – 24. The competition will be held November 3, 2012 at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, Ontario.  With a rich competition history, the CYSA looks to hold a fantastic event for youth from all over Canada in 2012.   The… Read more »