Alberta Farm Animal Care Association

Alberta Farm Animal Care invites you to apply for the AFAC student mentorship program at the 2020 Livestock Care Conference (LCC)


Students are able to gain experience and comprehension from this partnership that is unique to this event and industry. Additionally, students can become aware of career opportunities in the industry or related areas in animal agriculture that may not have been available otherwise.

Students are also invited to attend the ‘Meet the Experts’ session on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 18.
Sponsorship includes conference registration, meals, and and shared accommodations.


Alberta Farm Animal Care will pair student delegates with sponsor organizations through a competition process during which students will write a short essay on the topic of how the livestock industry can continue to evolve and improve it’s livestock welfare practices. Essays should be a maximum of 2 pages and include professional goals and a discussion of how participation in LCC will advance professional skills, contacts, and knowledge with regard to a particular commodity group (or species) and the field of animal care/welfare.

Essays can either be submitted via email to Kristen Lepp at [email protected] or online below.
Applications should include your full name, post-secondary institution, and highlight all of the information in the paragraph above. Previous sponsored students may apply again. Deadline for applications is February 18, 2020 and you will be notified if you are accepted no later than February 28, 2020.

Student Sponsorship opportunities close February 18, 2020

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