Canadian Western Agribition has selected the mentees for the CWA Next Gen Agriculture Program.
The eighteen-month mentorship program aims to create a community of graduates with a deeper understanding of agriculture, business, community, leadership, and advocacy for the industry.
CEO Chris Lane says Agribition is honored and excited to deliver this program.
“We all have a role to play in building a vibrant agriculture community and this group of young people certainly has that potential."
This year CWA Next Gen Agriculture Program mentees include Brandt Carter of Lacadena, Chelsie Christison of Bethune, Coralee Fisk of Balcarres, Lesley Kelly of Watrous, Jennifer Mainil of Weyburn, Codie Nagy of Ogema, Derek Oleksyn of Prince Albert, and Kaleigh Sorensen of Regina.
Agriculture Minister David Marit is also pleased with the response and programs benefits.
“By the end of the program, these young people will feel better equipped to advance in the agriculture sector and take on future leadership roles in our industry.”