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June 2019

June 26 @ 6:30 am
Ride Along to CanolaPALOOZA

June 26 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Farming Smarter invites you to pile on with peers and we’ll nip up to CanolaPALOOZA Your registration to Ride Along includes CanolaPALOOZA registration Bus leaves at 6:30 am SHARP! Register before June 24 deadline! To coordinate this trip, we will need to know exactly how many people plan to ride along. Please register and try to give us the exact number of people who are definitely coming. We will rent transportation to accommodate participants. 

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June 27 @ 9:00 am
Cypress Field School

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cypress Field Site, Range Rd 50
Cypress County, Alberta T0J 2P0 Canada
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Agenda Andy Kirschenman & Rob Dunn, FarmWise Inc. The Kirschenman family farms in the Hilda area near the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. The farm uses no till, disc drills, stripper headers and continuous cropping with a diverse species rotation. Andy began experimenting with intercropping in 2008. He started with peas and canola, then tried flax and durum, peas and mustard, and flax and kabuli chickpeas. He tried companion cropping sweet clover with Clearfield canola. Andy has a goal to have a living root for…

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July 2019

July 10 @ 8:30 am
Alberta Combine College

July 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Enmax Centre, 2510 Scenic Dr S
Lethbridge, AB T1K 1N2 Canada
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Alberta Canola and the Canola Council of Canada bring you the 2019 Alberta Combine College at the ENMAX Centre in Lethbridge. Combine College will feature presentations about managing harvest and measuring losses. It will include an update on market access from the Canola Council of Canada. Small group sessions will have hands-on combine optimization sessions and coaching sessions will help get you ready for harvest. At the end of the day, attendees will stay for a ‘mix and mingle’ where…

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July 11 @ 8:00 am
Farming Smarter Field School

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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Make sure you register early! Field School is July 11 ONLY! This is a change and we anticipate it may sell out. Confirmed Speakers  Ken Coles & Dwayne Kirchner, Kirchner Machines  Topic:Precision planter equipment  Ken Coles, General Manager Farming Smarter Topic: precision agronomy Ted Haney, Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance  Topic: CBD & Hemp Ted represents the Canadian hemp industry in the domestic and international markets. He is dedicated to open and participatory democratic institutions and takes a candid and forthright…

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July 25 @ 8:00 am
Lethbridge Plot Hop

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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Keep checking! More information about this event will be added as it comes closer. Confirmed Speakers Dr. Michael Harding is a Plant Pathologist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. He received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Lethbridge, and a PhD in plant pathology from the University of Arizona. Dr. Harding currently works as a Research Scientist in Plant Pathology at the Crop Diversification Centre South, in Brooks, AB. His program is involved in applied research, extension and…

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August 2019

August 17 @ 11:00 am
Open Farm Day

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This is a firm date all over Alberta. The activity tent tends to be popular and kids can make things to take home. This day is all about fun learning. For people that don't have a farm to visit in the family, this gives you an opportunity to come learn about all kinds of farming and the research behind smart farming. You can take a wagon ride and see lots of different crops in  small plots under research. You can…

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December 2019

December 11 @ 8:00 am
Farming Smarter Conference & Trade Show

December 11 @ 8:00 am - December 12 @ 5:00 pm
Lethbridge Exhibition Park, 3401 Parkside Dr S.
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4R3 Canada
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 Farming Smarter's winter Learning Adventure with speakers from near and far, 4H fundraising auction and all those people you're happy to see once every year! Plan on it! Don't forget that you can sponsor us and get a Trade Show booth.

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