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Grant Gaschnitz Memorial Ag Knowledge Sponsorship

​​​​Grant Gaschnitz was a prominent figure across the Peace Region, and had a significant impact on the agriculture community. He was a champion of strengthening Peace Country farms and ranches, ensuring the region got the attention it deserved, and was especially dedicated to
encouraging and supporting young people in becoming successful and thriving farmers and ranchers.

The sponsorship will be administered by the Peace Country Beef & Forage Association, an organization that was strongly supported by Grant; Grant was a member for many years, sat on the board of directors, and was awarded a lifetime membership. The Peace Country Beef & Forage Association is a non-profit, producer run group that strives to provide leading edge, credible and locally

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useful information to Peace Country producers, through applied research and extension programs. The Gaschnitz family would like to continue to offer the support Grant
offered for our young producers for so many years by creating a sponsorship that will support an endeavor that a young Peace Country farmer or rancher wants to pursue that will help him/her to succeed with their operation and further their education and management skills.

Application Criteria:

  • Must be a resident of the Alberta Peace Region

  • Must be an agricultural producer

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 40

  • Application must ask for support in pursuing further education in an agriculture related area

    • This education could be a producer course or conference OR post-secondary program (degree or diploma) that will further their knowledge and management skills related to farming or ranching in the Peace Country

    • Open to anyone interested in furthering agriculture knowledge; applicants do not have to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution.


Sponsorship Details:

  • Funds will be forwarded upon completion of the course/conference, with at least one receipt and proof of enrollment/registration provided

  • One sponsorship will be awarded each year in the amount of $500.


To apply:

·         Complete and submit the application form (PDF Available Here, or Fill Out Below Form)

·         Mail or email completed applications to:



Grant Gaschnitz Memorial Ag Knowledge Sponsorship


Box 3000

Fairview, AB  T0H 1L0




Deadline to Apply is September 15, 2024

Recipient will be Announced at PCBFA's Annual General Meeting on November 30, 2024.


If you would like to make a donation to the Grant Gaschnitz Memorial Fund, please make a cheque payable to:


Grant Gaschnitz Memorial Ag Knowledge Sponsorship


Box 3000

Fairview, AB T0H 1L0.

Grant Gaschnitz Memorial Ag Knowledge Sponsorship Application Form
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