Date: Wednesday - Sunday, Nov 6 - 10
Time: See below for specific session times.
Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

Drop-in Speaker Series

Complimentary with your Farmfair International gate admission, learn from industry experts within these informative sessions:

Agriculture Tourism

Date: Friday & Saturday, Nov 8 - 9 Time: noon - 1 p.m. (Fri); 10 - 11 a.m. (Sat) Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

Learn and listen from some of Alberta’s Agriculture professionals on how they implemented agritourism experiences to create further awareness of their farm, educate visitors on their industry, and diversify their income source.

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ALUS Partnerships for Healthier Landscapes

Date: Wednesday, Nov 6 Time: 1 - 2 p.m. Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

Speaker: Rhonda King ALUS Canada leverages the funding provided by partnerships with individuals, governments, foundations and corporations where it can have the greatest real-world impact for the environment: by investing it in farmers and ranchers who are the stewards of … Read More »

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Are Grasslands Part of the Cure for Climate Change?

Date: Thursday, Nov 7 Time: 10 - 11 a.m. Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

This session will review the issue of rising atmospheric CO2 levels and discuss the role of grasslands in storing carbon, particularly in relation to alternative land uses, including crop agriculture. Presented by Dr. Edward Bork.

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Calving Workshop – University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Date: Thursday, Nov 7 Time: 1 - 3 p.m. Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

This session will discuss the normal signs of calving, when to intervene with calving assistance, and calving resuscitation techniques. Registration is required, visit here to learn more!

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Farm Business Planning and facing Financial Challenges

Date: Wednesday & Thursday, Nov 6 - 7 Time: 2 - 3 p.m. (Wed); 11 a.m. - noon (Thur) Location: Learning Centre (Garden court outside of Hall B)

This presentation will be useful for people wanting to prepare scenarios for expansion or diversification of their operations, adding new debt for any reason or addressing financial challenges. Session by Art Lange.

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Farm Values

Date: Friday & Saturday, Nov 8 - 9 Time: 11 a.m. - noon

Speaker: Leigh Anderson, presented by FCC

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