Farming Smarter E-News

Help Us Grow!

Become a Smart Subscriber!

An Agronomy Smarts subscription gives access to all Farming Smarter can offer plus over $15,000 in discounts from our Smart Partners.

Loading Events

« All Events

Innovations in Agriculture

October 27 @ 9:00 am

Free

FIVE (5) EVENTS – CHOOSE ONE!

Calling all agriculture industry stakeholders

Join us to shape the future of innovation

Farming Smarter nurtures a culture of innovation. Come to a workshop and help us decide topics paramount to the future of western Canada agriculture

Pick a date and location that works for you and register below.

October 27
Sandman Signature Lodge

320 Scenic Drive S, Lethbridge
9am – 3pm

Nov 2
Brooks – Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre

1217 2 St. W
9am – 3pm

Nov 4
Taber – Heritage Inn & Convention Centre

4830 46 Ave
9am – 3pm

Nov 9
Foremost – Community Hall

802 1 Ave. West
9am – 3pm

Nov 10
Virtual Workshop

9am – 3pm

Agenda for all dates

Innovations in agriculture:
Challenges and path forward

8:30 Registration and networking

9-9:30 Introduction by Ken Coles

9:30-9:45 Hemp Research with Mike Gretzinger

9:45-10:30 Working Group: Carbon inputs and soil OM
– Winter cover crops
– Perennial crops
– High biomass producing crops
– Permanent cover on marginal lands

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-11:15 Gurbir Dhillon Narrow row strip tillage

11:15-12:00 Working Group: Soil conservation Strip tillage, low disturbance practices
– Variable-rate and reduced volume irrigation management
– Strategies for dry bean, potato and sugar beet production
– Agroforestry practices

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:15 Ken Coles Vacuum planted pulse crops

1:15-2:00 Working Group: Energy Efficiency, Reduced reliance on fertilizers through incorporation of legumes in rotation
– 4R fertilizer management strategies
– Variable rate fertilizer application
– Integrated pest management strategies

2:00-3:00 Wrap up/final thoughts

Details

Date:
October 27
Time:
9:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , , , , ,

RSVP

25 available Lethbridge Oct. 27 Sandman Signature Lodge 320 Scenic Drive S, Lethbridge 9am – 3pm

Please fill in all required fields

27 available Brooks Nov. 2 Nov 2 Heritage Inn hotel & Convention Centre 1217 2 St. W 9am – 3pm

Please fill in all required fields

26 available Taber Nov. 4 Heritage Inn & Convention Centre 4830 46 Ave 9am – 3pm

Please fill in all required fields

29 available Foremost Nov 9 Foremost - Community Hall 802 1 Ave. West 9am – 3pm

Please fill in all required fields

91 available Virtual Nov. 10 Virtual Online 9am – 3pm

Please fill in all required fields

Send RSVP confirmation to:
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons