Prairie Cereals Summit 2022

Prairie Cereals Summit 2022

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Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

405 Spray Ave

Banff, AB T1L 1J4


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Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 5th annual Prairie Cereals Summit (PCS) in iconic Banff.

About this event

The mountains are calling!

Don't miss your chance to attend the agriculture conference of 2022 - Prairie Cereals Summit!

With a dynamic line-up of speakers, endless networking opportunities and epic views of the mountains, this is an event you cannot miss!

Prairie Cereals Summit Agenda

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Alberta Room

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  Registration

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                    Policy Power Session

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    Alberta Barley Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • Chair’s report – Tara Sawyer
  • General Manager’s report – Tom Steve, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions
  • Review of audited financials FY 2022 – James Melnyk, MNP
  • Election Results

*Please note, while all are welcome to attend the AGM portion of the Prairie Cereals Summit, only directors and delegates are able to vote on resolutions.

Beer Tasting

Alberta Room

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Beer tasting with local breweries


Thursday, December 8, 2022

Alberta Room

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast sponsored by Rahr

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks – Tara Sawyer, Alberta Barley and Greg Sears, Alberta Wheat Commission

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Alberta's 2022 economic outlook – TBD

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Plot2Farm: Year three results Fertilizer Presentations – Jeremy Boychyn, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions

10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Coffee Break

10:55 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. TBD

11:25 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Spotlight on the research mentorship program - Dr. Sheri Strydhorst, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch sponsored by FCC

1:00 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. The Future of Drone Sprayer Technology - TBD

1:35 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.  Farmer Influencer Panel: Balancing the farmer perspective in a social media world - Quick Dick McDick, John Kowalchuk and Learning Ag from Mady

2:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee Break sponsored by Bayer

3:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.  Why I didn't say anything – Sheldon Kennedy, Former NHL Player and farmer

4:10 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Closing Remarks – Tara Sawyer, Alberta Barley and Greg Sears, Alberta Wheat Commission

5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Reception

6:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Banquet and entertainment – Bob Cates, Comedy in Motion

Friday, December 9, 2022 

Cascade Room

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast sponsored by Nutrien

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Workshop: How to get 4R certified (Optional)

For more information about Prairie Cereals Summit, please contact:

Megan Evans 



Call Fairmont's In-House Reservations team at 1-833-762-6866. If our In-House team is not available, the call will automatically be forwarded to our Global Reservations Centre or use the link below:

Digital access to Alberta Barley AGM here:

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