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Farming Smarter Conference & Trade Show

December 11 @ 8:00 am - December 12 @ 5:00 pm

$195 – $1600

Our Trade Show on the conference concourse always has people wandering around, but it really gets busy during breaks.

at Lethbridge Exhibition Park

Farming Smarter’s winter Learning Adventure with speakers from near and far, 4-H fundraising auction and all those people you’re happy to see once every year! Plan on it!

Get a Trade Show booth!  
Be at the center of the action for 2 days!

Ticket Refund Policy

Online registration ends 4 pm Dec. 4, 2019. Please call the office after Dec. 4 to register.

Confirmed Speakers as of Sept. 23(may be subject to change)

Alberta Canola Breakfast

Keynote Alana Koch 

Ken Coles, Farming Smarter General Manager – Precision Pulses, Durum & Hemp 

Mike Jubinville, Glacier Farm Media Market Analyst – Trade Issues/Outlook

4-H Energy – Youth speeches 

Lewis Baarda, Farming Smarter Field Tested – EM38, Kochia 

Claudia Sheedy, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Research Scientist – Biobed Research

Mike Harding, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Research Scientist, Plant Pathology & Bill Grimmer, Grimmers Canine College – Clubroot & Canine Training 

Keynote Danielle Smith

Social with cash bar & appetizers 

Dec. 12

Alberta Wheat Breakfast

Keynote TBD

Mario Tenuta, Professor of Applied Soil Ecology University of Manitoba – Soil Health

Mike Gretzinger Farming Smarter Research Manager – Farming Smarter Project Updates

Orville Yanke presentation

4-H Energy – Youth speeches

Chrystel Olivier, AAFC – Saskatoon

Brianne Tidemann, AAFC Research scientist Field Agronomy/Weed Science – Post Harvest Weed Control 

Hugh Beckie, Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative

Need a place to stay for the conference? There are lots of hotels in Lethbridge, but the Coast offers conference rates to our participants.

The Coast Lethbridge Hotel and Conference Centre

Group Confirmation Code: CLH-GFC2943

526 Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3M2

Telephone: (403) 327-5701

Click here to make a reservation. 

Please book by November 15, 2019. Anyone who does not book by then is not guaranteed a room.


December 11 @ 8:00 am
December 12 @ 5:00 pm
$195 – $1600
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Farming Smarter
403 317 0022


491 available
1-day Dec. 12$195.00Attend Thursday Dec. 12 only
50 available
Table of Trouble$1,600.00A table for you and 6 of your favorite trouble-getting-into friends! (7 full conference tickets)
491 available
Full Conference$300.00All the speakers, all the networking, all the fun
491 available
1-day Dec. 11$195.00Attend Wednesday Dec. 11 only
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