Home   Ag Industry News Delighted that its own Assistant Editor Competes in Ontario Queen of the Furrow

Sep 20, 2013
By Denise Faguy
Assistant Editor, North American Content,

Amanda Brodhagen, Perth County’s 2012-2013 Queen of the Furrow competed against 28 women from across the province last night for the title of Ontario Queen of the Furrow. Along with the other contestants, Amanda spent the week participating in Queen of the Furrow competitions, consisting of interviews, plowing and prepared speeches.

Amanda Brodhagen, Perth County’s 2012-2013 Queen of the Furrow




Brodhagen, a proud 5th generation Perth County farm girl, talked about being Perth County proud in her speech, tying to the International Plowing Match’s 100th Anniversary being held in Perth County. To top off the end of her reign as Perth County’s 2012-2013 Queen, Amanda was the proud winner of one of two BMO Queen of the Furrow $500 bursaries.

“At we are passionate about agriculture, Amanda is one of many of the staff are from multi-generation farming families,” says President Graham Dyer. “We are proud to have Amanda as part of our amazing team, and we congratulate her on performing an outstanding job of representing not only Perth County, but the agriculture industry overall.  Congratulations Amanda!”

Amanda’s passion for agriculture runs deep; she is an experienced agricultural advocacy ambassador bringing awareness and education to the industry. Along with being Perth County’s 2012-2013 Queen of the Furrow, Brodhagen has served as President of the Canadian Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Chapter and represented her community at a national scale at the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition at the Royal Winter Fair. As an assistant editor at, Brodhagen uses her knowledge of current agriculture affairs in reporting and communicating on industry issues.

Celie Diebold, representing the region of Waterloo North Dumfries won the title of 2013-2014 Ontario Queen of the Furrow.



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