Do you want a job that is exciting, rewarding, uses innovative technology and has high job security? The agri-food sector is something that we interact with everyday – for food, fibre and fuel.  Consider a career in one of the leading economic sectors in Ontario.  There are hundreds of rewarding careers outside the farm gate, such as:   

  • Research
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Food science
  • Toursim

... and much more

  • Finance
  • Nano technology
  • Graphics
  • Electronics
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Health
  • Animal Science

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Opportunities for Students

The Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship

The Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program is for Canadian high school students from family farms who have successfully enrolled at a Canadian educational institution in a first-year agriculture program. Successful applicants will each be awarded a scholarship valued at $1500, based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in the community. Learn more.


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4-H Ontario offers youth ages 6–21 the opportunity to "Learn To Do By Doing" through a variety of programs, projects, camps and conferences. Our mission is to share the values of a clear head, loyal heart, serving hands and better health with youth, volunteers, and communities across Ontario – as we have been doing since 1915. Visit http://www.4-hontario.ca/ to learn how to get involved.


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Contestants prepare a five-seven minute speech on one of five agriculture-related topics, and present it at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.  Prizes are available for two age groups: Junior (11 to 15) and Senior (16 to 24). Learn more.