Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture

Influential Women in Agriculture Summit 2021
October 19, 2021 at 12:00pm ET

Supporting one another and building community

Kelsey Banks might already sound familiar to you, especially if you’re a part of the #AgTwitter community. Banks, a farmer and agronomist in eastern Ontario, has grown an incredible network of contacts in person and online. Besides sharing agronomy tips, seasonal updates through photos and videos, and funny memes on Twitter, Banks gave her followers a glimpse of her journey through diagnosis and treatment of a brain tumour, and all of #AgTwitter cheered her on as she kicked Bob the brain tumour to the curb this past year.In this interview, Banks shares her passion for helping farmers, the importance of the support she received from her community through her cancer journey, and advice for fellow young women working in agriculture.