BSc Agr., CCA-ON, 4R NMS, RMS
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 the past 2 years Deb added to that certification by successfully completing the 4R Nutrient Management Specialty and the Resistance Management Specialty. Deb has a broad range of experience from previously 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 was awarded the Certified Crop Advisor Award of Excellence in 2003. She has served on the Certified Crop Adviser Board of Directors from 2009-2019 and now serves as the current Chair of the Board. Deb is also a director at the local Grey County Soil and Crop and is first Vice for Grey Bruce Farmers Week. She has also previously served on the Board at AgScape. Most days you will find Deb checking fields as she works with farmers to achieve their cropping and business goals.
Deb owns and operates Agronomy Advantage Inc. and lives on a farm just west of Dundalk, Ontario.
Follow Deb on Twitter @DCHighlander
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.