The 2020 Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture has released it's list of topics for contestants.
The 2020 CYSA public speaking competition topics are:
-How can we fill the talent pipeline in Canadian agriculture?
-What impact will the emerging micro-food processing industry have on agriculture?
-Aquaculture: The challenges and solutions of developing, funding and marketing an emerging food source
-Climate change: Can the family farm manage and capitalize on this shift?
-Lessons learned over the last 25 years of agriculture – and how we can apply it to the next 25.
-Should the agriculture industry fund and support opportunities for youth development?
-How to create ecosystem markets that reward Canada’s farmers for environmental stewardship.
There are two categories: Junior for those 11 - 15 years of age and Senior for those 16 - 24.
A new competition is also being launched this year.
The business presentation is designed to emulate the real workplace experience of presenting an idea to a group of stakeholders.
Contestants will be required to research, analyze and summarize an issue and "pitch" their results as a team to a panel of judges
The CYSA is also looking for board members to serve the 2020-2022 term.Click here to see more...