President, Founder, Aginvest Farmland Properties Canada Inc.
Kent is the President and founder of AGinvest Farmland Properties Canada Inc. AGinvest is a farmland investment company with a focus on servicing both accredited Canadian investors and Canadian farm families. Farm succession and estate planning, tax strategy, optimization advice and providing investors access to the federal capital gains exemption are some of the key strategies that receive his focus. Kent has over 30 years of experience in the agricultural field. He grew up in a farm family and has been buying and operating farms for his own account since 1999.
In addition to his role at AGinvest, Kent is the owner of WR Detasseling Ltd. and Willmore Farms Ltd. Kent developed WR Detasseling Ltd. into Canada's largest contract seed corn service provider, with its customer list including DuPont Pioneer, Monsanto, Pride Seeds, Maizex Seeds, Horizon Seeds, CL Seeds, Glenn Seeds and Syngenta Canada. Kent also established Willmore Farms Ltd, a farming company that produces crops on his personal portfolio of Ontario farmland. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Windsor with an all-Canadian academic athlete designation.