Business & Policy
Second intake for Canadian Agricultural Youth Council members launches
By Top Crop Manager
A second iteration of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council has been confirmed.
Minister of agriculture and agri-food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the launch of the application for the new cohort on Feb. 22 in celebration of Canada’s Agriculture Day, with members of the first cohort of the Council in attendance.
The term will last for 18 months beginning un the summer of 2022 and will be made up of new and returning members. The aim of the program is to provide a forum for the next generation to express innovative ideas about agriculture, food and farming, provide feedback on issues impacting the sector and develop new government initiatives. Applicants must be aged 18 to 30 and work in or study the agriculture and agri-food value chain.
Those interested can apply here prior to March 22.