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Allover Canada - any time of the year.
Minimum of 8 weeks/full time working hrs
Mentors receive $2000 for participation in the program and Mentees receive $1000 for travel.
Any person who is planning to take over a farm or is currently managing a farm. Applicants must be over the age of 18.
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Method of Instruction:
The mentee will work on-location with the mentor at the farm/farm business.
Availability of Program:
The Step Up program matches mentors with mentees to work on-farm for a minimum of 8 weeks.
Field Fruit and Vegetables
Greenhouse, Nursery, Landscape and Floriculture
Other & Non-Traditional
Poultry and Egg
Tree Fruit and Vine
Subject of Training:
Financial Management (includes production economics)
Marketing (includes value added)
STEP UP is an on-farm paid work placement that matches experienced farm managers with young people just starting or interested in a farming career. Mentoring is a great way to help the next generation of farmers. Benefit from the enthusiasm and curiosity of a young person eager to learn, while helping them to develop skills in making strategic management decisions. Top 5 reasons to become a mentee: - Develop new skills and abilities by learning from the best - Capture great new ideas from an experienced farm manager - Broaden your horizons and experience - Increase your motivation and confidence - Access a wider network of contacts
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Last Updated: 2015-05-08