Lethbridge (Rural Roots Canada) — A jam-packed two days of agronomy, farm management, and technology highlight the annual Farming Smarter Conference in Lethbridge this coming week.
On December 11 & 12, Lethbridge Exhibition Park, we’ll be home to the event, which will feature speakers talking about a number of different subjects all aimed to give farmers information they can take back to their operations and see results.
Jamie Puchinger is the Assistant Manager at Farming Smarter.
“We really try to focus on things that can make a difference on their farms today, not five years out or ten years out,” said Puchinger.
“Some of the things that we are seeing in our research programs here at Farming Smarter, but also with other researchers from across Canada.
One of the big highlights will be the canine clubroot detection program that Farming Smarter has partnered on.
“We are going to have one of the dogs that have been trained to sniff out clubroot at the conference.”
Also, Hugh Beckie, a professor at the University of Western Australia, will be making the trip to Canada to talk about herbicide resistance in his country.
4-H members will also be presenting speeches during the two-day event.
“Each year, we partner with 4-H, and we have some excellent young speakers that present at our conferences as well, and we host a live and silent auction to benefit the southern region here.”
Anyone interested in donating an auction item or cash can do so by contacting Farming Smarter.
For the complete agenda and to register click here.