Calgary – For the first time since 2019, youth from across the province will be speaking up for agriculture in-person.
The Alberta Young Speakers of Agriculture board has decided to hold its annual competition at the Calgary Stampede.
The event will take place on Saturday, July 16, starting at 9 a.m.
“We are excited to return to an in-person event,” President Craig Lester said.
“The insight and energy the students put into their speeches make it a must-attend event. We look forward to the great ideas the agricultural leaders of tomorrow will present this year.”
This year’s topics are:
- The implications of supply chain issues on Canada’s food
- Rising global water and temperature levels: What does it mean for agriculture?
- Unexpected careers: Here are three jobs you didn’t know were linked to
- Alternative agriculture: What opportunities await Canadian farmers?
- Is local food sustainable?
- Why the world is eating more fish and what it means for Canadian
- I realized I wanted a career in agriculture when . The deadline for registration is Wednesday, July 13, 2022
More information on this year’s competition, including the rules and how to register, can be found at https://www.albertayoungspeakers.com/