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Christine Fulkerth



Chris teaches Plant Science and Pest Management courses in the Werklund School of Agriculture Technology. She grew up on a mixed farm near Edson, Alberta. Like the saying goes you can take the girl from the farm, but you can't take the farm from the girl! She has a BSc in Biology, a Diploma in Integrated Pest Management and an MSc in Plant Science. Her professional life has been working with plants and the pests that attack them! Prior to instructing full time at Olds College Chris worked in research with: Alberta Innovates, Forestry Canada,Canola Council of Canada, West Central Forage Association and the Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre. Olds College has really opened up some amazing opportunities! Chris is a Professional Agrologist and belongs to many other industry organizations. Chris recently won the 2021 Alberta Forage Industry Network Leadership Award, for her work with industry and students! She believes that you never stop learning and truly enjoys working with young people! Chris lives in Olds with her husband Ben, you can find them in their yard or travelling the world!


Werklund School of Agriculture Technology


MSc., P.Ag.

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