Co-operator reporter captures awards

Reporter Shannon VanRaes’ silver-winning photograph was acknowledged at the recent Canadian Farm Writers Federation annual conference.

Manitoba Co-operator reporter Shannon VanRaes has won two awards at the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation annual conference in Saskatoon.

VanRaes earned a gold in the weekly press reporting category for her article “Trade deal promises both problems and possibilities for Canadian farmers,” and a silver in the news photography category for “Beagles protect biodiversity.”

Other Farm Business Communications staff writers and contributors to Alberta Farmer Express, Country Guide, Canadian Cattlemen and Grainews were also recognized for their work over the past year.

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