Innovation in Agriculture; Where’s the Smart Money Going?

By February 25, 2016Events

Innovation in Agriculture

Where’s the Smart Money Going?

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Lethbridge Panel
When: March 2, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Where: University of Lethbridge, Student Union Ballrooms

Calgary Panel
When: March 3, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Where: Bow Valley College (University of Lethbridge Calgary Campus), Room N231

Global food demand will double in the next 35 years. Canada is one of only 6 countries in the world with the capacity to increase food and nutrition exports. The AGILITY Innovation Series has assembled a panel of Canadian agriculture and finance leaders to discuss the role that innovation, rapid changes in technology and finance are playing in exposing and developing new agribusiness opportunities that place Canada at the forefront of meeting changing global demands. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to network with and learn from established business leaders in the Canadian agriculture sector. Take part in an interactive dialogue with the panel and network with panel members, executives and your peers at this FREE event.

The Panel:

Tom Burke— Lethbridge & Calgary Moderator—Senior Investment Advisor for Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management.

  • Burke meets investors’ needs by searching the globe for investment opportunities. He is engaged in agriculture and agri-finance across Canada and brings his personal passion, insights and experience to the discussion.  Tom is also part of Investment Committee for St. FX University Endowment.

Brad Farquhar— Lethbridge & Calgary Panelist—Director, Executive Vice-President and CFO at Input Capital.

  • Input Capital focuses on making investments with producers who are expanding or want to expand, but do not have the capital to reach their fullest potential. They creatively help farmers farm without debt, and help them achieve their maximum yield potential.

Graeme Lempriere—Lethbridge & Calgary Panelist—CEO at Clean Seed Capital Group.

  • Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd. is at the forefront of an agricultural shift to unparalleled high definition seeding technologies. Clean Seed has developed an advanced precision no-till seeding system comprising several individually patented technologies, including in-ground openers, proprietary seed and fertilizer metering, and electronic control systems.

Wade Barnes— Lethbridge Panelist—is President and CEO of Farmer’s Edge.

  • Employing internationally proven and industry-leading Variable Rate Technology, Farmer’s Edge precision agronomy and personalized support optimizes inputs and resources where they count most.

Remi Schmaltz—Calgary Panelist—CEO, Decisive Farming.


When:                March 2, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

  • Networking event commences at 4:30 pm
  • Panel discussion begins at 5:00 pm
  • Networking and Reception 6:30 pm

Where:              University of Lethbridge, Student Union Ballrooms


When:                March 3, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

  • Networking event commences at 4:00 pm
  • Panel discussion begins at 4:30 pm
  • Networking and Reception 6:00 pm

Where:              Bow Valley College (University of Lethbridge Calgary Campus), Room N231

These events are FREE, but space is limited. Reserve your spot today!


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