Congratulations to FARE students Amanda Norris and Radine Kruisselbrink for their success at the Annual Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Meeting Awards

Amanda received the Honorable Mention in the Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award for her MSc thesis, “Context Specific Factors Affecting Consumer Preferences for Antibiotic and Hormone Use During the Production of Beef in Canada.” Amanda’s advisors were John Cranfield and Michael von Massow.

The Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award recognizes the students’ work for exceptional quality with respect to the subject matter of the research,  as well as the originality of the approach and insight; the relevance of the research to a scientific understanding of the issues covered; the significance of the thesis in relation to issues in agricultural economics; and its interest for the public.


Radine received the Undergraduate Book Prize Award.

The Book Prize recognizes and encourages the achievement of undergraduate students in their study and application of agricultural, food or resource economics, or farm management, or related fields of study at the undergraduate level.