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K3 Seeds grows community spirit in Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre

K3 Seeds Team with Lethbridge & District Exhibition

A proud Southern Alberta company, K3 Seeds agrees to five-year naming partnership in Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre

Lethbridge, Alta. – A proudly local seed company is growing its community involvement, as K3 Seeds has agreed to a five-year naming commitment for a meeting suite within the new Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre. Based out of Picture Butte, K3 Seeds has always valued the people who make the region’s agriculture industry thrive, and that commitment extends to its support of the Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre, which is focused on shining a spotlight on the region’s unique agriculture community and growing investment in Southern Alberta.

The K3 Seeds Meeting Suite is one of four 1,000 square foot suites within the MNP Meeting Centre, and is designed to be a flexible space ideal for small meetings, breakout space, training sessions and more. The Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre, operated by Lethbridge & District Exhibition, is a state-of-the art convention space that revolutionizes Lethbridge’s ability to host local, provincial, national and international events.

“To have K3 Seeds, who are involved in the heart of the agriculture industry, be excited about what we working towards with the Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre, and want to be a part of it is heartening,” says Mike Warkentin, CEO, Lethbridge & District Exhibition. “Our goal with the facility is to showcase the unique nature of this region’s agriculture sector, and having an innovative, community-focused company like K3 Seeds in the area is a key part of that infrastructure. We appreciate their involvement in the Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre.”

K3 Seeds is a customer-focused venture of Kolk Farms. The company is a certified seed retailer that offers a wide selection of Wheat, Barley, Rye, and Canola with exceptional genetics. A community-focused business, K3 Seeds holds yearly BBQs for charitable causes, donates to the Canadian Food Grains Program, and sponsors local sports and school groups. Family members are involved in school and church groups and have and continue to sit on many agriculture boards including The Alberta Cattle Feeders Association.

“K3 Seeds is excited to partner with Lethbridge & District Exhibition for the naming of the K3 Seeds Meeting Suite in the beautiful new Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre,” says Leighton Kolk, CEO, K3 Seeds. “Lethbridge is the heart of intensive irrigation, livestock, and agricultural production. We adopt many state-of-the-art practices and technologies in our agricultural operations, and so we see it as fitting to embrace this state-of-the-art, agriculture focused facility. We look forward to partnering on this great investment in Lethbridge’s strong agriculture-focused foundation and foresee that by working together we will make the Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre a national and international drawing card to Southern Alberta.”

The 268,000 square foot Agri-food Hub & Trade Centre’s grand opening takes place on Thursday, Aug. 10. The community is invited to see the K3 Seeds Meeting Suite and the rest of the building during a public open house on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Learn more at

About K3 Seeds K3 Seeds is a customer-focused venture of Kolk Farms. The facilities and team you have gotten to know are continuing to operate with a renewed focus on the future. K3 Seeds is a certified seed retailer that offers a wide selection of Wheat, Barley, Rye, and Canola with some of the best genetics around. We look forward to continuing to deliver products and expertise that will benefit the beef, dairy, and hog industries in Western Canada. K3 Seeds is committed to providing a high standard of service to the Agricultural community. At K3 Seeds it’s about more than just selling seed; we offer cleaning of all crop types in our state-of-the-art seed cleaning plant. Our focus has been and will continue to be putting the customers’ needs first. We believe that our experience across the agricultural spectrum allows us to provide the advice and products our customers need to maximize their growth potential. For more information, visit

About Lethbridge & District Exhibition Lethbridge & District Exhibition is the premiere destination for bringing people together from all over the world in Southern Alberta. We accelerate economic opportunity through the delivery of memorable experiences. The 268,000 square foot Agri-food Hub and Trade Centre will serve as an economic driver of growth for Alberta’s tourism, agriculture and agri-food sectors. Once completed, the Agri-food Hub and Trade Centre is expected to contribute more than $90 million annually to the regional economy. For more information, visit


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