Terry Hockaday, a long-time member of the Alberta Farm Writers’ Association, was presented today with Honorary Life Membership to the association.
Terry founded Meristem in 1992. He grew up on a mixed farm in Minitonas, Manitoba – an operation he still runs today in partnership with family. With a B.Sc. in Agriculture, and editorial positions at some of Canada’s leading agriculture publications such as Country Guide and Canadian Cattlemen, Terry became a partner in Fieldstone Marketing and Public Relations. Fieldstone is one of the heritage companies of AdFarm. During his extensive career in agriculture communications and running Meristem, he has worked with many of Western Canada’s farm organizations, companies and government departments.
Terry has been a long standing AFWA supporter and member for 40+ years and has taken an active role in AFWA’s development, and provided good counsel and guidance to the AFWA and the CFWF and their governess facilitation, activities and initiatives over four decades.