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AYSA competitors speaking from the heart — and home

Reading Time: < 1 minute Youth from across the province will once again be speaking up — virtually — about agriculture this summer.  For the second year in a row, the Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture (AYSA) competition will see competitors present their speeches virtually from their homes on July 14. Last year’s virtual event was a success and also […] Read more

Pandemic doesn’t curb passion of young speakers

Reading Time: < 1 minute The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop youth from across the province from standing up and speaking loud and clear about agriculture. The 2020 Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture event moved to a digital format this year after the pandemic cancelled the Calgary Stampede, where it is usually held. It presented a tough challenge for the […] Read more


young farmer touching ripe golden wheat in field

Win $1,000 in young speakers competition

Deadline for applications is June 30

Reading Time: < 1 minute Young Albertans have a chance to win $1,000 and a trip to the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition in Toronto. Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture will hold its second annual public speaking competition on July 12 during the Calgary Stampede. The event offers young people an opportunity to share their views in a speech […] Read more