PRESS RELEASES

June 29, 2020

The IFAJ Star Prize for Excellence in Print recognizes the best agricultural writing of the year among journalists in IFAJ member countries (https://www.ifaj.org/contests-and-awards/).

Ian won for his story, Crisis Control, which was published in the Winter 2019 edition...

April 15, 2019

(Ormstown, Quebec) April 15, 2019: Freelance agriculture writer Lilian Schaer has been

awarded the 2019 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) International Bursary sponsored

by Bayer. Schaer will attend the International Federation of Agriculture Journalists (IFAJ)

Con...

At the CFWF annual conference, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, IFAJ president Owen Roberts was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He was recognized for his complete and total dedication to agricultural journalism and communications and for ‘pushing the en...

September 24, 2018

(Winnipeg, Manitoba – September 22, 2018) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2018 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on September 22, 2018 in conjunction with CF...

January 19, 2018

Hallo en welkom in Nederland!

Join your fellow international farm writers at the 62nd IFAJ Congress in the Food Valley of Wageningen, Netherlands, July 10-15, 2018. This year’s International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) congress will be hosted by the...

January 18, 2017

Alberta journalist wins 2017 CFWF International Bursary

(Ormstown, Quebec) Agricultural reporter Alexis Kienlen has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) International Bursary, sponsored by Monsanto.

Kienlen, based in Edmo...

March 3, 2016

This year’s winner of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) International Bursary, sponsored by Monsanto, is agricultural journalist Trevor Bacque.

 

Managing editor of GrainsWest magazine, Trevor also publishes in the print and online publications of the Alberta...

September 26, 2015

(Calgary, Alberta) Two of Canada’s finest agricultural journalists and communicators were honored at the 2015 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held in conjunction with CFWF’s annual conference at the Sheraton Cavalier Calgary.

 

John Morriss, Asso...

March 30, 2015

Sharon Grose, agricultural journalist, is the recipient of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) International Bursary, sponsored by Monsanto.

A regular contributor to the Ontario Farmer, Sharon also freelances for the Western Producer and other publications, i...

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September 29, 2020

2020 CFWF award Winners

(Online Ceremony – September 24, 2020) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2020 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Ceremony, held on September 24, 2020 as an online event due to the postponement of CFWF’s annual conference. 

September 22, 2018

2018 CFWF Award Winners

(Winnipeg, Manitoba – September 22, 2018) The 2018  Canadian Farm Writers' Federation (CFWF) contest winners were announced at the CFWF annual conference banquet held at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The awards highlight the talent and hard work of agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers from across Canada. 

Stay tuned for the drop box links with the photos from the conference tours and awards!

October 04, 2017

2017 Award Winners

(Quebec City, Quebec – September 30, 2017) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2017 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on September 30, 2017, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual conference.

Stay tuned for the drop box links with the photos from the conference tours and awards!

October 16, 2016

2016 Award Winners

(Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – October 1, 2016) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2015 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on October 1, 2016, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual conference.

2015 Award Winners

(Calgary, Alberta – September 26, 2015) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2015 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation

(CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on Sept. 26, 2015, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual conference.

2014 Award Winners

(Charlottetown, PEI – October 4, 2014) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2014 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation

(CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on Oct. 4, 2014, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual conference.

2013 Award Winners

(Agassiz, BC – October 5, 2013) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters,

communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2013 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation

(CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on Oct. 5, 2013, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual

conference.

2012 Award Winners

(Winnipeg, MB – September 22, 2012) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters,

communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2012 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation

(CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on Sept. 22, 2012, in conjunction with CFWF’s annual

conference.

2011 Award Winners

(Niagara Falls, ON – September 17, 2011) Agricultural journalists, broadcasters and communicators from across Canada were honoured in front of their peers from across the globe as part of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on September 17, 2011 in conjunction with the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Congress.

2010 Award Winners

(Moose Jaw, SK – October 1, 2010) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters,

communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2010 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation

(CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on October 1, 2010 in conjunction with the CFWF’s annual

conference.

2009 Award Winners

(Edmonton, AB- September 12, 2009) The best and brightest agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honoured at the 2009 Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) Awards Banquet, held on September 12, 2009 in conjunction with the CFWF’s annual conference.

2008 Award Winners

(Courtenay, BC - October 5, 2008) – Canada’s best agricultural journalists, broadcasters, communicators and photographers were honored October 4, 2008 at the annual Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation (CFWF) awards banquet, held in conjunction with the organization’s annual conference.

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Alexandra Hayden

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