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Join us for an Agricultural Workshop

Join Rocky View County for an Agricultural Workshop! These educational workshops are designed to support rural life in the County. Registration is required.  

Be sure to check back to this page as registration details will be added to each workshop closer to its start date. 

Current Events

Grazing School with Greg Judy

Wednesday, June 28
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Jumping Pound Hall

Details and Registration:

Technology and Forage for High Performance – Field Tour

Wednesday, July 12
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Madden Community Hall

Details and Registration:

Past Events

Working Wells  

Thursday, February 16 
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm  
Rocky View County Hall

Registration and event information available here: Working Well Workshop hosted by Rocky View County Registration, Thu, 16 Feb 2023 at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite   

Environmental Farm Plan (In partnership with the Foothills Forage & Grazing Association, Rocky View County, and Municipal District of Bighorn) 

Wednesday, February 22 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Rocky View County Hall 

Registration and event information available here: Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Workshop Tickets, Wed, 22 Feb 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite 

Farmer Pesticide Training   

Monday, February 27
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wheatland County Administration Building

Learn more and register here: Alberta Farmer Pesticide Applicator Certificate Course & Recertification Tickets, Mon, Feb 27, 2023 at 8:30 AM | Eventbrite 

Beekeeping Basics  

WORKSHOP RESCHEDULED: Learn about Beekeeping Basics! Join this free webinar Thursday, March 16, from 6:30 to 8:30.

Topics covered include buying bees, feeding, treatment, working with others, mentorships, honey and much more. Register here:

Register here: Beekeeping Basics Tickets, Thu, 16 Mar 2023 at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite

Producer Funding Opportunities

Wednesday, March 15  
9:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. (lunch provided) 
Three Hills Centennial Arena

Learn more and register here: Producer Funding Opportunities Workshop ( 

All About Trees 

Tuesday, March 21 
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Rocky View County  

Learn more and register here: 

More workshops are planned for 2023. Stay tuned for dates and times on: 

  • Rocky View County  Shelterbelt Basics  
  • Native Bees and Pollinator Habitat 
  • Acreage Living & Stewardship 
  • Septic Sense 
  • Farm Business Succession Planning 
  • Living with Wildlife

For a calendar view of upcoming events visit 

Green Acreages

Monday, April 3rd 
6:30 to 8:00 pm
Rocky View County

Learn more and register here:

Septic Sense:  Solutions for Rural Living  

Wednesday, April 12th
6:30 to 8:30pm

Join us to learn how to manage and maintain your septic system. Presenters will teach you how to understand, assess, and properly manage your septic system, enabling you to protect your investment in your property and the valuable natural assets associated with your land.

Register today 

Native Bee 101

Monday, April 26th
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Genesis Place, Airdrie

Native Bees 101 is an introductory overview of the native bees in Alberta. Join us to learn about their amazing diversity, how to tell them apart from other insects, where they live and what they eat, and what YOU can do to help them! You will see how to identify the bumble bees of Southern Alberta, a collection of specimens that showcase Alberta Bee diversity, examples of houses you can provide for them, and we will play some games!

Registration and event information available here:

Hosting in partnership with the City of Airdrie.

Emergency Preparedness for Farms & Ranches – Workshop 

Thursday, May 11, 2023
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Rock View County Hall

How prepared are you for an emergency? AgSafe Alberta and Rocky View County are proud to present an Emergency Preparedness & Management Workshop that will give you important information, tools and resources to help prepare for and deal with the unexpected.  

Whether your operation is large or small, whether you have animals or not, hired help or just family members, you will learn how to plan and response to emergency events.  

Attendees will:  

  1. Learn what emergency preparedness & management is and common mistakes. 
  2. Learn what an emergency action plan is, things to consider when developing one and what to include in one.  
  3. Be introduced to common emergency types and how to assign an emergency level to them. 
  4. Become familiar with ways to prevent, stop, or reduce the severity of an emergency and resources needed to do this. 
  5. Talk about factors that could prevent or interfere with planned emergency actions & ways to overcome them. 
  6. Learn about testing and practicing emergency action plans, as well as recordkeeping. 
  7. Begin developing an Emergency Action Plan   

Registration and event information available here:   

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