Administration

Sue Clayton

Director
248 Agriculture Building
204-474-9262
susanne.clayton@umanitoba.ca

Agriculture diploma instructors

Taylor Carlson

Jr. Farm Management Advisor / Jr. Lab Instructor
taylor.carlson@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Taylor is a graduate of the Animal Science Technology Diploma Program at Lakeland College in Vermillion, AB. She was born and raised on a small cattle farm with a collection of other animals in Elm Creek. Taylor grew up in the 4-H program and continues to be an active member of several junior cattle show boards and associations.

Bailey Delf

Jr. Farm Management Advisor / Jr. Lab Instructor
bailey.delf@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Bailey is a graduate from the Diploma in Agriculture Program. He farms grain with his family near Rathwell. He is also actively involved in his farming community to operate and act as treasurer for the local skating rink.

Reg Dyck

Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
reginald.dyck@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Reg is a farm manager from Starbuck. He has extensive experience with crop production and marketing and also has experience with poultry.  

Jacquie Manaigre

Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
jacquie.manaigre@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Jacquie is a graduate of the Diploma in Agriculture Program and has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) with a major in accounting from the Asper School of Business.  Jacquie farms with her family in Lorette.  She is an active member of KAP and has several years of business management experience in industrial retail business.

Colin Penner

Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
colin.penner@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Colin runs a grain farm in Elm Creek with his family. He is a director for Keystone Agricultural Producers, is Co-Chair of Manitoba Young Farmers and is involved with other organizations on many levels. He is a proud U of M Aggie grad and a Certified Crop Advisor.

Garrett Sawatzky

Lead Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
garrett.sawatzky@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Garrett farms near Altona with his family.  He is an agriculture diploma and agribusiness degree alumni.  Currently he is the Farm Management Coordinator, an Instructor in 1st and 2nd year farm management, and a Farm Management Advisor.   He is a Director with Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers, other involvements include Ag in the Classroom and KAP.

Easton Sellers

Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
easton.sellers@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Originally from Florida, Easton has been managing a U-Pick fruit farm and orchard near Teulon for the past 6 years where he grows mostly strawberries, sour cherries, saskatoons, and apples. He loves to garden and learn about unique crops grown in innovative ways. He graduated from the Agriculture Diploma program as valedictorian in 2019.

Phil Veldhuis

Instructor and Farm Management Advisor
phil.veldhuis@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Phil is a beekeeper from Starbuck and is the Chair of the St. Norbert Farmers` Market.  He holds a Master degree in Philosophy and also has taught courses in Philosophy since 1993.

Kathleen Wilson

Instructor
kathleen.wilson@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Kathleen is a Métis educator who lives and works on Treaty 1 Territory. She holds an M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies and B.Ed. from the University of Manitoba. Her focuses are communication, decision making, pedagogy, and decolonized assessment/educational practices. Kathleen has taught in the Faculty of Agriculture and School of Agriculture since 2017 and considers herself a proud member of the Aggie community. 

Aboriculture course instructor

Carla Antonation

agschool@umanitoba.ca

Biography

Carla Antonation, a practicing Arborist in Winnipeg  having achieved her Arborist Certification from the International Society of Arboriculture. Carla co-owns and operates a tree care practice called Trilogy Tree Services Ltd., where she divides her time between climbing, consulting and managing the business. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Urban Forest Council.

Contact Us

School of Agriculture
353 Agriculture Building
66 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

204-474-8473
204-474-7525