Blaine Calkins

Regional Acquisitions Manager, Agriculture Services, Canada


Blaine is responsible for identifying opportunities to acquire quality farmland for lease to experienced and innovative farm operators who are interested in expanding their operations. Blaine has been a professional agrologist for over 25 years and has extensive business experience in agriculture through working with farmers, ranchers, agronomists, grain companies and major crop input manufacturers/suppliers.Blaine also has experience as a director on the Alberta Agriculture and Food council which supported growth of the Alberta Agriculture and Food sector through managing funding programs to support value-add initiatives.Previously he worked at Agricore United, Dupont Pioneer and Decisive Farming in sales and business development leadership positions across Canada. Blaine owns a 3rd generation family farm in Northern Alberta.

  • Education: B.S., Agriculture and Food Business Management, University of Alberta; M.B.A., University of Guelph
  • Joined the company: 2019
  • Began career: 1994




Service Languages

  • English