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Agriculture Innovation Showcase – Woolwich Township
October 23, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Highlighting the advances in agriculture-related industries in rural Waterloo Region to encourage stakeholders and entrepreneurs to discuss innovative technology in the agriculture industry and identify areas of collaboration.
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.
Event includes transportation from Elmira to University of Guelph and includes transportation throughout the day as well as lunch and snacks throughout the day.
New to this year’s event will be a live robotic demonstration by the Elmira District Secondary School Robotics Team at Alex and Glen Smyth’s Crab Apple Farm located in Wellesley Township.
The calendar of events is supported by the Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC). For more information on RPLC visit www.rplc-capr.ca.