Tag: Shannon Benner

TWORA — Old Cattle Barns, Autonomous Tractors and Outstanding Farmers — Nov 26

Agribition, Alberta’s proposed farm labour rules, a new atmosphere in Ottawa, a driverless tractor and another farm tragedy — here’s this week’s Canadian ag news wrap-up from Regina: Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

4-H Gets Funding from CN Rail for New Leadership & Safety Programs

4-H Canada announced new leadership and safety programs at Agribition in Regina on Wednesday following a $600,000 financial commitment from CN Rail. 4-H Canada CEO Shannon Benner explained the new annual Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction (L.E.A.D.) will recognize senior members with four-year $5,000 per year scholarships for post-secondary studies. They’ll also be matched with a mentor… Read more »

4-H Canada Celebrates 100 Years

2013 is a big year for 4-H Canada, as it’s the year the organization marks 100 years of “learn to do by doing.” Started in Roland, Manitoba, so very long ago, 4-H’s particular style of teaching young farm kids about everything from animal husbandry to woodworking has evolved in recent years to include instruction for… Read more »