Agricultural News


Archive: March 2024

Now Accepting Applications for 2024 ALUS Funding

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Rocky View County is currently accepting project applications for the Alternate Land Use Services (ALUS) program. These projects provide ecological goods and services such as cleaner water and air, flood control and water retention, carbon sequestration, increased biodiversity including wildlife and Read More...

Nominations Now Open for 2024 Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame

Monday, March 18, 2024

The Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame was created in 1951 to recognize individuals on a biennial cycle who have made significant contributions to the agriculture and food industry and to the development and sustainability of rural life in Alberta.Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation ceremonially Read More...

Timing Imperative for Adequate Richardson Ground Squirrel (Gopher) Control

Friday, March 15, 2024

Richardson ground squirrels (RGS’s) commonly known as “gophers” usually emerge from hibernation the end of February to mid-March. Males emerge first and the females shortly after in which the breeding season commences. If you’re considering a control program this year, you’ll want to begin right Read More...

Helping Farmers: Annual Agricultural Permits Available for Road Bans

Friday, March 15, 2024

Many Rocky View County residents rely on farming as their livelihood for which trucking plays an important role for transporting grain, seed, fertilizer, and livestock along the County’s roads. At critical times during the year, such as spring thaw, bans are posted which restrict the amount of Read More...