To recognize and promote young farmers who exemplify excellence and innovation in their profession. The Outstanding Young Farmers of Alberta program spotlights and profiles young men and women who have achieved success and who demonstrate leadership in the agriculture industry. It is further the aim of this program to develop among urban Canadians a growing awareness of the importance and impact of farming on the Canadian economy. This program unites top farmers from Alberta and across Canada providing an excellent networking opportunity to continue to grow their farms and succeed as farm business leaders.
At the National Awards Program, each Regional Honouree attends and is recognized for their achievements. A distinguished panel of judges selects two of the seven honourees to be named as Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer. All regional honourees become members of the Alumni and are invited back to the National Awards Program every year to honor and welcome new members.
Rock Ridge Dairy was the 2015 Recipiant of this Prestigious Award. This video served to tell the Rock Ridge story: