Matt Hamill - 2017

Red Deer, AB @HamillMatt

Matt studied business administration at Red Deer College, through Mount Royal College, and works as an ag lender. In 2014 he co-founded Red Shed Malting, one of the first specialty malt houses in Alberta. Matt will study craft malting company best practices, looking for ways to grow and improve the malt industry, and other value-added … Learn More >>

Kristina Polziehn - 2017

Sturgeon County, AB @AxiomAgronomy

Kristina holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Alberta with an extensive background in plant science and agronomy. Currently the President of Axiom Agronomy Ltd., an independent crop consulting company, Kristina plans to study the applications for remote sensing in crop production, through the use of manned and unmanned aircraft. Kristina’s scholarship … Learn More >>

Nicole MacKellar - 2017

Guelph, ON @NMackellar

Educated at McMaster University, Nicole is an active member in her family’s cash crop operation and works as the Manager of Market Development at the Grain Farmers of Ontario. Nicole will study the possibilities for branding of commodities that are further processed into ingredients. Nicole’s scholarship is supported by Grain Farmers of Ontario.

Clair Doan - 2016

Norwich, ON @clairdoan

Clair’s mission is to productively contribute to the Canadian agriculture industry as a passionate advocate, turkey and grain farmer and professionally as the Associate Vice President of Agriculture for Ontario at National Bank of Canada. He graduated from the University of Guelph with a B.Sc. (Agr) and a Masters of Agribusiness (MAB) from Kansas State … Learn More >>

Tony Balkwill - 2016

Paris, Ontario @TonyBalkwill

Tony Balkwill, an independent agronomy specialist based out of Southern Ontario, wins the inaugural Grain Farmers of Ontario Nuffield Scholarship. As owner of NithField Advanced Agronomy, he manages thousands of acres of cropland across several counties. He is also a third generation farmer who farms in the Oxford and Brant areas. His farming operation is … Learn More >>