Global Farmer Network board member Cherilyn Nagel from Canada is taking part on the panel discussion “How Can We Reach the Skeptical Consumer” at TechTour Live on these dates at these locations in Canada:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – Brandon, MB at Keystone Centre, UCT Pavillion
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – Regina, SK at Double Tree by Hilton Regina
Thursday, March 14, 2019 – Lethbridge, AB at Coast Lethbridge Hotel, Grand Ballroom
Friday, March 15, 2019 – Red Deer, AB at Black Knight Inn
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.