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2023 Judging Competition Results are in!
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2023 Judging Competition Results are in!

The annual 4-H Alberta Judging Competition was held in Vermillion at Lakeland College on March 10, 2023. One hundred two members participated, 24 juniors, 44 intermediates and 35 seniors. Classes judged in this competition were: Commercial Heifers, Purebred Bulls, Horses, Dairy Cows, Market Hogs, Sheep, Silage, Canola, Steak and Sale Catalogues. 4-H Members compete within their age group.

4-H Alberta Board Member, Simone Demers-Collins, inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame
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4-H Alberta Board Member, Simone Demers-Collins, inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame

Simone Demers-Collins has been an advocate for the agriculture and agri-food industries, an educator and food champion for over five decades. Through her work with industry organizations and the Alberta government, she led initiatives to promote accurate, science-based information about food, food production and food quality to consumers, health professionals, media and students. In her marketing work, Demers-Collins is credited with the simple, yet powerful messaging that canola oil is Healthy. Local. Affordable.

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McDonald’s Canada and 4-H Canada launch National Youth Scholarship program to help support the next generation of Canadian farmers

Today, McDonald’s Canada and 4-H Canada are announcing the launch of the National Youth Scholarship program as a part of the next iteration of a longstanding relationship between the two organizations. As part of this partnership, sixteen scholarships totaling $80,000 will be awarded over two years to senior youth leaders from coast to coast to coast and will be aimed at advancing important work in sustainability and educational pursuits in agriculture.