Jolly Nagel Receives Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Award


Cherilyn Jolly Nagel from Canada recently received the Queen’s Platinum Award, presented by MLA David Marit. This recognition acknowledges her volunteer contributions and achievements, earning her the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medal. The medal was established in 2022 to mark the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession in 1952 and serves as a tangible way for Saskatchewan to honor the late queen for her services to Canada.

Cherilyn is a member of the Global Farmer Network.


Cherilyn Jolly Nagel

Cherilyn Jolly Nagel

Raised on the Saskatchewan prairies, Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel and her husband David continue their love for the land while growing grains, pulses, oilseed crops, along with two daughters in Mossbank. Elected as the first female President for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, Cherilyn challenged government policies that affected the business of agriculture and is a leader on issues that impact farmers on grain transportation, governance, trade and public trust. As board member for the Global Farmer Network, Cherilyn advocates for strong global trade relations and for farmers use of technological advancements. In 2021, Cherilyn was recognized as one of Canada's Top 50 People of Influence in Agriculture. Cherilyn was interviewed in the documentary 'License to Farm' where she encouraged other farmers to share their stories with the public, was featured with Canadian Chef Michael Smith in a video to promote lentils and featured in an episode of Canadian Better Living on the topic of pesticide use and promotion of plant biotechnology. Invited by the Mattel Toy company, Cherilyn was a mentor in the 'Barbie: You Can Be Anything Mentorship' program for young girls who dream of being a farmer.

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