FarmTech Recognition Award
Each year the FarmTech Planning Committee recognizes an individual(s) who has made an outstanding contribution to Alberta’s cropping industry.
2013 – Dr. Lloyd Dosdall, University of Alberta
2012 – Rick Taillieu, Alberta Canola Producers Commission
2011 – Barry Bishop, Ducks Unlimited Canada
2010 – Peter Gamache, Reduced Tillage LINKAGES
2009 – Denise Maurice, Viterra & Ken Lopetinsky, Alberta Agriculture
2008 – Sulo Louma, Seed Grower
2007 – Jack Howell, Alberta Agriculture
2006 – Dr. George Clayton, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Sulo Luoma Continuing Education Scholarship
The Sulo Luoma Scholarship was created in 2008 in memory of Sulo Luoma. Mr. Luoma was a seed grower from Three Hills, Alberta who had a life long love of agriculture and learning. Mr. Luoma served on the FarmTech planning committee and received the FarmTech Recognition Award shortly before his passing.
2013 – Rebecca Joseph, Chipman, AB
2012 – Amy Mayner, Bluffton, AB
2011 – Brandon Lemay – Trochu, AB
2010 – Amy Mayner, Bluffton, AB
2009 – Jessica Amber Hoffman, AB
2008 – Steve Larocque, Three Hills, AB
Students must be enrolled full time in an Agriculture or Environmental Studies program at any accredited post secondary institution or individuals must be actively engaged in the Agriculture Industry and continuing their education. Students or individuals must be permanent residents of Alberta.
The application deadline for the 2013 scholarship is October 15, 2012.