Autumn Barnes (BSc ’09) is an agronomy specialist with the Canola Council of Canada’s (CCC) Crop Production & Innovation team. At the CCC, she works to drive collaboration and innovation in the canola value chain, reducing canola’s ecological footprint while increasing yield. She has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Lethbridge and a diploma in Agriculture Production & Management from Olds College. She has led the canola plant establishment and clubroot portfolios, is the chair of the Canadian Clubroot Steering Committee, and is a board member with the Oldman Watershed Council. Autumn lives in Lethbridge, and spends much of her free time in hiking, biking, camping and skiing with her family in southwest Alberta.