Stephanie Campbell, Chatham-Kent Queen of the Furrow will be proudly representing her home county in the Ontario Queen of the Furrow competition during the week of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) being held in Minton, Ontario, Wellington County from September 20 – 24, 2016 .
There will be 31 Queen of the Furrow contestants vying for the title of Ontario Queen of the Furrow. This competition will include interviews, competitive plowing, speech presentations, public relations and communication, and general overall deportment and etiquette. This year’s theme for the IPM is a Fresh Taste of Farming!
Stephanie graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Arts in Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics with Specialization in Agri-Business Management. She now works as a Precision Ag Specialist for Can-Am Tractor Ltd. in Chatham. Growing up, Stephanie completed 101 4-H projects ranging from plowing, field crop, sewing, cooking and squaredancing, studied music (piano and violin), and in her spare time she enjoyed playing sports and travelling. Throughout university, Stephanie was involved in student life and organizing student events. She currently enjoys volunteering with various organizations in the community.
Stephanie has a passion for agriculture and looks forward to sharing it with everyone at the 2016 IPM.
As her reign comes to an end, Stephanie would like to thank the Chatham-Kent Plowmen’s Association for this amazing opportunity and encourages everyone to get involved with the upcoming International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2018. She would also like to invite everyone out to the local Chatham-Kent Plowing Match on August 13th, 2016 at the farm of Mike Buis at 7792 Seventh Line, Chatham. This year at the match, a new Queen of the Furrow, along with Princess of the Furrow will be crowned.