Training farmers for the 21st century

Published: 21 November 2019

Keesha Ness’s family certainly knows farming – they’ve been doing it for nearly 100 years and plan to celebrate when they reach that milestone next summer.

Ness is passionate about farming, loves her cows, and plans to follow the family’s tradition.

“I’m definitely hoping to help out with the management side,” says Ness of her family’s Ayrshire dairy farm in Howick, Quebec.

“I really love the management side of it.”

Ness is in her second year of Farm Management and Technology (FMT), the only CEGEP-level (collegial) program offered by McGill.

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