Agricultural News


Archive: June 2024

2024 Agricultural Tour

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Register now for Rocky View County’s 37th annual Agricultural Tour! This day-long bus tour will feature farms and ag-businesses in the north central area of the county! This year’s tour will feature Highline Mushrooms, Gallelli Farms, Canadiana Equestrian Centre, Cairns Feedyard and other Read More...

Agriculture Master Plan Engagement Open 

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Are you a farmer, rancher, agri-business owner, or an agriculture organization? Your input is wanted. The Agricultural Master Plan is a strategic, guiding document in the County that aims to identify and guide a long-term vision and policy framework for agriculture and land use planning in Read More...

Early Kochia Control Important

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Originating from eastern Europe and Asia, Kochia was brought to North America in the 1800’s as an ornamental garden plant. Often called a tumbleweed in the winter as it blows across the plains. Characteristics include dense hairy, club-shaped leaves,Although Kochia is not a regulated species on the Read More...

Agricultural Waste & Recycling at Rocky View County

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Alberta’s agricultural community can take advantage of the Ag-Plastic Recycle It Program, operated by Cleanfarms Inc., by bringing  recyclable materials such as grain bags, barbed wire, oil, paint, tires and twine to the special  Rocky View County Ag Roundups or throughout the summer at various Read More...

Weeds be gone - Oxeye Daisy

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Attention, landowners! Have you crossed paths with the notorious Oxeye Daisy?Oxeye Daisy (Leucantheumum vulgare) is a perennial weed listed as noxious on the Alberta Weed Control Act. It grows in a variety of habitats and thrives in nutrient poor soils.Why the fuss, you ask? Well, Oxeye Daisy isn't Read More...