The Western Producer by Karen Briere
Canadian Western Agribition is celebrating Canada’s Ag Day today with the release of the winners of its campaign to find the top 50 industry leaders.
The list is based on nominations submitted from across the country. The nominations were whittled down to the top 10 finalists in five categories by a panel of judges, including well known industry leader Kim McConnell, Canadian Federation of Agriculture president Mary Robinson, former Maple Leaf senior vice- president Rory McAlpine and Claude Lafleur, a Quebec-based consultant and agricultural economist.
In the mentor category, the winners are: Scott Exner, Calgary; Bill Greuel, Regina; Stephen Hughes, Longview, Alta.; Peter Johnson, Ingersoll, Ont.; Alanna Koch, Edenwold, Sask.; Tim Lambert, Ottawa; John Phillips, Arlington, P.E.I.; Jeff Reid, Kanata, Ont.; Robert Saik, Olds, Alta.; and Anne Wasko, Eastend, Sask.