"I love growing things, and that's what pushes me to do better for my crops and my land."
Aaron farms with his family outside of Grand Valley, Ontario. He's part of the fourth generation to farm on the same land, and Aaron knew from a young age that he was interested in agriculture. After he graduated high school, studied at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus. In 2013, he graduated with an Associate Diploma in Agriculture, specializing in crop production.
"The grains we produce are used for food, seed, and animal feed. Growing high quality, high yield crops with careful stewardship is important to our whole family."
Andrew and Julie Hough grow corn, soybeans and wheat south of Napanee in Eastern Ontario. Andrew is the eight generation family member to farm at their location, a tradition which goes back to the United Empire Loyalist settlers in 1784.