BSc Agr., CCA-ON, 4R NMS
Deb obtained her BSc (Agr) with a major in Agronomy and an emphasis in soil management from the University of Guelph. She then went on to complete her Certified Crop Adviser certification in 2000. In 2017 Deb successfully completed her 4R NMS designation. Deb has considerable agronomy experience and was awarded the CCA Award of Excellence in 2003. She also served on the Certified Crop Adviser Board of Directors from 2009-2011 and again now for another term as Vice Chair. Deb is also a director on the board at AgScape and her local Grey County soil and crop. Deb has a wide variety of experience from working for Cargill and Syngenta in an array of positions. From Agronomist to Account Manager, she understands all aspects of growing a successful crop both from the field and business perspective. She has production expertise in corn, soybeans (including IP), cereals, canola, edible beans, alfalfa, and cover crops. Deb owns and operates Agronomy Advantage Inc.
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MSc Env. Bio., CCA-ON 4R NMS, P.Ag
Mike is a Certified Crop Adviser and successfully completed his 4R NMS designation in 2018. He is also a Professional Agrologist and is currently serving as Chair of the Ontario Institute of Agrologists. Mike has spent the past 10 years working in the field of biosolids and organic waste beneficial use in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and throughout the US and currently sits on the Residuals and Biosolids Committee for the Water Environment Association of Ontario and is a committee member on the Waste Utilization Sub Committee (part of the Ontario Agricultural Services Coordinating Committee). Mike has a strong background in agronomy, nutrient management and organic amendments and brings a wide range of professional experiences to Agronomy Advantage.
Ag Mgmt Diploma
Brittany has completed her diploma in Agriculture Management with a major in Marketing from Olds College in Alberta. Her experience includes working for a crop inputs retailer as well as working with Precision Agriculture products. Her passion for the industry and learning continues to lead her in pursuing new skills and education. Brittany resides in Grand Valley and enjoys horseback riding, milking cows and volunteering.