Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture Return to In-Person Competition

Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture Return to In-Person Competition

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:

  1. The implications of supply chain issues on Canada’s food
  2. Rising global water and temperature levels: What does it mean for agriculture?
  3. Unexpected careers: Here are three jobs you didn’t know were linked to
  4. Alternative agriculture: What opportunities await Canadian farmers?
  5. Is local food sustainable?
  6. Why the world is eating more fish and what it means for Canadian
  7. 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

Media Contact:
Name Craig Lester Phone 403 – 861 – 1392