Agriculture Economic Development Specialist, Region of Durham
Allison is a 7th generation farmer from Oakwood, Ontario and was raised and continues to be active on the family commercial beef feedlot and cropping operation. She has recently started her own purebred Polled Dorset flock under the name Rocky Lane Dorsets. Allison is an OAC Class of 2019 graduate and has received her BSc. Agr. majoring in Animal Science, and holds the position of class president. Allison currently works as an Agriculture Economic Development Specialist with the Region of Durham and enjoys supporting and networking with farmers and agri-businesses. Allison is involved with several local agricultural organizations and values sitting as a director on the Victoria Beef Farmers and District 7 Sheep Producers boards. Allison has a passion for agriculture education and would like to encourage and empower younger generations to become involved in agriculture.