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
BSc Agr., Honours Agriculture
Brenna Vyn first obtained a diploma in Agriculture from Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. She then attended the University of Guelph where she completed her BSc in Agriculture, majoring in Honours Agriculture.
Brenna grew up on a cash crop farm just outside of Ridgetown. Her work experience includes crop scouting, agricultural research, working for a crop inputs retailer, and working on her family’s farm. She is very passionate about the agricultural industry and strives to learn more about it every day.
In her spare time, Brenna enjoys helping out on her family’s farm, going four wheeling, and attempting wood working projects.