Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) has elected its first female president.
Jill Verwey of Portage, Manitoba farms with her family in a mixed dairy, beef, and grain operation.
Verwey won the election at KAP’s annual meeting over fellow incumbent vice-president Jake Ayre in the organization’s first contested election for president in several decades.
She replaces Bill Campbell who served the maximum four one-year terms as the head of KAP.
Agriculture in the Classroom – Canada (AITC-C) is extending its best wishes to its founding executive director.
Johanne Ross has served AITC-C for seven years. Her final day of work will be Feb. 9.
Ross was instrumental to the establishment and growth of the national organization.Click here to see more...