Sask Agriculture minister announces Scholarships for 2022


Agriculture minister David Marit has announced the winners in this years agriculture scholarships in Saskatchewan.

Emily Sebastian of Montmartre was awarded the four thousand dollar scholarship toward post-secondary studies at the U of S college of Agriculture.

Her video submission discussed the various ways that farmers and ranchers can effectively communicate with consumers in a transparent and honest manner.

Runners up scholarships of two thousand dollars go to Kristie Pedersen of Lockwood, Grace Waldenberger from Marquis and Kate Axten from Minton.

Pedersen’s essay explored how communication and education is key to bridging the gap between the farm and the plate.

She will be studying the agriculture and food program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

Waldenberger’s essay highlighted the important role that agriculture plays in people’s lives and the impact of social media.

She’ll be attending the U of S or University in Lethbridge.

Axten’s video focused on how farmers can be more transparent, showcasing work on her family farm to improve transparency with consumers.

Axten will be attending Dalhousie University to study International Food Business.


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