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Agriculture Innovation Showcase

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada

45 Benjamin Road

Waterloo, ON N2V 0C6

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Innovation in Waterloo Region goes beyond mobile application development in corporate offices; in fact today’s farmer can rival a tech geek! Innovation in agriculture is happening in Waterloo Region and this event is intended to showcase our farmers and agriculture industry leaders. The theme of the event is “Innovation for Agriculture” and is designed to highlight the unique ways our farming community has applied technology to diversify, expand and grow their businesses. The focus of this event is to encourage stakeholders and entrepreneurs to spark discussions on the inclusivity of innovative technology in the agriculture industry, and identify areas of collaboration.

When purchasing tickets attendees choose one of two tour options, transportation for the tours is provided.

Itinerary
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast (Homewood Suites, St. Jacobs)
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks by Mayor Shantz
9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Vanessa Dirksen, Dairy Farmer of Dirksen Holsteins

Cultivators Tour
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Tour at Martin’s Apple Orchard
12:30-1:30 p.m. Tour Cribit Seeds and Lunch at Cribit Seeds
2:15 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Lydia Parker, Climate Fieldview Specialist, Field Product Specialist

Barn Raiser Tour
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Elmira Produce Auction, Gerry Horst, OMAFRA
12:30-1:30 p.m. Tour Wallenstein Supply and Feed and Lunch at Wallenstein Feed and Supply
2:15p.m.-2:45 p.m. Joanna Follings, Cereals Specialist (OMAFRA representative)

3:30 p.m.
Arrival: Homewood Suites, St. Jacobs

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University of Guelph

WWCFDC

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada

45 Benjamin Road

Waterloo, ON N2V 0C6

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