Selma Maendel was the eighth daughter of Sarah (nee Wurtz) and Peter Maendel of Fairholme Hutterite Colony. Selma has been described as a staunchly proud member of the Hutterite community who exhibited all of the qualities often associated with this background — those being unique, distinctive, industrious, humble, caring, deeply religious and very private. Selma[...]
The late Selma Maendel was recently the first Hutterite inducted into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame for her many long-standing contributions to agriculture in the province. Among other things she was a popular columnist for this publication, developed the Field History Manager software to computerize field record-keeping and worked with the medical industry to[...]
The induction ceremony for the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame will be held 1:30 Thursday, July 14 at the William Glesby Centre in Portage la Prairie. Four Manitobans will be honoured for their significant contributions to agriculture in the province. Gordon McPhee of Dauphin for his promotion of zero tillage and soil conservation. The late[...]
A zero-till pioneer, the first provincial soil specialist, a farm leader and a Hutterite writer and researcher are the 2016 inductees to the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame was established in 1976, its objective is to acknowledge those who have made an outstanding contribution to Manitoba agriculture and to[...]
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