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June 2019

June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 am
Ride Along to CanolaPALOOZA

June 26, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Cypress Field School

June 27, 2019 @ 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 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Farming Smarter Field School

July 11, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 8:00 am
Lethbridge Plot Hop

July 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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Keep checking! The agenda is now final! Waiting on CEU credits Participants listen to Reem Aboukhaddour, June 2018. Confirmed Speakers Dr. Claudia Sheedy AAFC lead in biobed pesticide rinsate project at Farming Smarter Will Van Roessel & Ryan Mercer  Seed Production—From A to Z Will and Ryan are independent seed growers and members of SeedNet that came together in 2010 and has growers with experience spanning 15-50 years. This long-held knowledge of growing, processing and selling seed drives its success.…

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August 2019

August 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Speak Up! Communication Workshop

August 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Farming Smarter Research site - 211034 Hwy 512, Lethbridge County   This interactive workshop is designed to help you find the right words to use when difficult or inaccurate claims are raised. What you'll learn: How to tell compelling stories that keep listeners interested and engaged The do's and don'ts of tough topics Successful ways to have a positive and meaningful conversation about food and farming

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August 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Open Farm Day

August 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Learning disguised as family fun!  Adults and children will have so much fun they won't realize they're learning something! Farming Smarter Research site - 211034 Hwy 512, Lethbridge County. We closed RSVP for the wagon rides at 8 am, but there is still room on the afternoon wagon. Come on over - the sun will be shinning by then! Look for our pin on Google and Iphone maps. The activity tent tends to be popular and kids can make things…

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December 2019

December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am
Farming Smarter Conference & Trade Show

December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am - December 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Lethbridge Exhibition Park, 3401 Parkside Dr S.
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4R3 Canada
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Our Trade Show on the conference concourse always has people wandering around, but it really gets busy during breaks. at Lethbridge Exhibition Park Main Pavilion; North Entrance Please call the office to register now, 403 317 0022 Conference Information Package Contains all the information you could want while at the conference. i.e. map of trade show; all speaker biographies and topic summaries; continuing education credits and social activities. Conference Evaluation Link Please fill out the survey to help us improve!…

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February 2020

February 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Farming Smarter Annual General Meeting

February 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us tonight! Our annual opportunity to share progress, thank our supporters and elect board members! Join us for an evening of dinner and visiting. Agenda 4 pm networking & refreshments 6 pm dinner 6:30 - 7 pm Annual General Meeting 7-8 pm back to networking and refreshments We very much appreciate the people who support us and we hope you can join us.  Dinner line at AGM is always an excited crowd!

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March 2020

March 12, 2020 @ 8:30 am
Cypress Conference

March 12, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, 2055-21st Avenue SE, PO Box 1298
Medicine Hat,, T1A 7N1
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Medicine Hat Exhibition Grounds - Higdon Hall Conference Evaluation Agenda Time Presenter Topic 8:30-9 Registration & Tradeshow   9-9:30 Rob Dunn Local glyphosate research 9:30-10 Tim Romanow Water quality - Milk River 10-10:30 Break & Tradeshow   10:30-11:15 Tom Jensen Nutrient management following drought 11:15-12 Kelly Cooley Invasive plants 12-1 Lunch & Tradeshow   1-1:15 Lisa Kowalchuk A Unified Voice for Agriculture 1:15-1:45 Mike Gretzinger Regional silage trial 1:45-2:15 Break & Tradeshow   2:15-2:45 Ken Coles Build a biobed 2:45-3:30…

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June 2020

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am
Lethbridge Plot Hop

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Farming Smarter, 211034 Hwy 512
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 5N9 Canada
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With the recent announcement by Alberta Health Services that outdoor events can have up to 40 participants, we're offering a limited number of tickets for people to join us in the field for this event. All online registrations for this event close Tuesday, June 9 at 1 pm Farming Smarter will still Live Stream this event and make it interactive. We will use Microsoft Teams to Live Stream each speaker as a separate event. You can tune in for 1…

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