Provincial Council Profile

Katherine Stanley, MSc., P.Ag.

Katherine has worked as a Research Associate at the University of Manitoba for the past 5 years in the Natural Systems Agriculture Program. She has a master’s degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan, and a bachelor’s degree in Agroecology from the University of Manitoba. In her time at the University of Manitoba Katherine has managed various research projects, in organic and conventional cropping systems. Most recently she is managing a newly established long-term no-till crop rotation study. One aspect of her job that she greatly enjoys is extension. In addition to yearly seasonal extension activities, she previously managed the organic agronomy training program, training over 150 farmers and agronomists across the Prairies and worked as an extension specialist with the Manitoba Organic Alliance. Through her work Katherine has had the opportunity to collaborate with universities, government, farmers, and industry locally and globally. She has spent time working throughout Canada, the US, Ukraine, Denmark, Tanzania, and Kenya. Katherine has been a member of Agrologists Manitoba for 5 years and has her CCA designation.

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