OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) is looking
forward to joining young farmers from across the country in Calgary for
the Growing Connections conference, an event EFC is sponsoring for the
The conference, hosted by Canadian Young Farmers' Forum (CYFF), will
gather close to 160 young farm leaders to share and discuss
agriculture, celebrate achievements of the sector and to learn from
"This partnership will help us realize a goal of empowering and
nurturing the next generation of Canadian agriculture leaders, and
build within this group an understanding of our industry's history",
said Tim Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of EFC.
EFC is also proud to see several of their young egg farmers take part in
the conference. Chairman Peter Clarke will address the young farmers
and speak to the value of supply management and the future of the
Canadian egg industry.
"Supply management has been the system at the heart of our industry for
the past 40 years and it is of great importance to us to share this
success story with the next generations of farmers", added Tim Lambert.
"The CYFF is honoured to welcome EFC as a new sponsor to the Conference
and we are looking forward to meeting the egg farmers delegate for the
first time", said CYFF General Manager Guenette Bautz. "It is truly a
one of a kind event with a professional yet relaxed setting for all the
The Growing Connections young farmer conference will take place from
February 14 to 17, 2014.
About Canadian Young Farmer's Forum
The 2014 CYFF Growing Connections Conference and Annual General Meeting
is hosting over 160 young farmers - aged 18-40 - from coast to coast.
Participants have the opportunity to network with other young farmers
across Canada to learn, share and grow from one another. The CYFF
conference focuses on building young farmers into strong leaders and
educating them about the ingredients needed to run a successful
About Egg Farmers of Canada
Now in its fourth decade as one of Canada's leading agriculture
organizations, Egg Farmers of Canada manages the national egg supply
and promotes egg consumption while representing the interests of
regulated egg producers from coast to coast. For more information visit
SOURCE: Egg Farmers of Canada
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