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Joy Agnew Ph.D., P.Eng.

Vice President, Research 403.556.4798


Joy earned her Ph.D. in Ag/Bio Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan and has more than 10 years of experience in managing research programs. As Vice President, Research at Olds College, Joy oversees the research activities in crops, livestock, environmental stewardship, and smart agriculture while also leading the College's innovation and entrepreneurship activities, smart farm operations, and the barley and triticale breeding program at Lacombe. Joy also holds a leadership role in the development of the College's Smart Ag Ecosystem, bringing together the academic programming, applied research, strategic partnerships, smart farm operations, and extension and communication activities to help the College meet its goal to be a leader in Smart Agriculture. Joy is past president of the Canadian Society of Bioengineering and is an adjunct professor at the University of Saskatchewan.


Administration Team

Joy Agnew