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Cow-Calfenomics Information Session

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Cow-Calfenomics is an information session designed for Alberta’s beef producers and industry partners. This year’s theme is Enhancing Farm Business Decisions in Alberta’s Cow Calf sector. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry will be delivering these sessions with the strong support of partners Growing Read More...

Bear Safety Workshop

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Join us for an evening to learn about bear safety. This workshop is targeted specifically at safety concerns for Albertans living and working in close proximity to grizzly and black bears. You’ll learn about bear biology and behaviour, and what you need to know living in bear country. There will Read More...

Western Canada Conference on Soil Health and Grazing

Monday, September 18, 2017

Two great conferences come together: Western Canada Conference on Soil Health & Western Canadian Grazing Conference. More information

Airdrie Ag Society’s "Art of the Harvest"

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

If you've ever experienced the old tyme seeding event, you’re not going to want to miss this old tyme harvest! Airdrie Ag Society is proud to host this annual event showcasing horse teams and vintage equipment used to harvest grain planted in the spring. New this year are a number of interactive Read More...

Workshop: Getting into Farming

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

This session is for those who are thinking about getting into farming as a business and who want farming to be their primary source of income. The sessions will provide information about farming at a very high level. It will give participants a ‘Taste of Agriculture in Alberta’ and show them what Read More...

Workshop: Tools to Build Your Cow Herd

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

This workshop will discuss how genetic and genomic tools can help identify superior animals to develop a productive and profitable cow herd. With weather related challenges in recent years there is a huge variability in feed supply and quality; speakers will discuss potential health and nutrition Read More...

County Presents Master Farm Family Award Winner for 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rocky View County is pleased to announce this year’s Master Farm Family Award winners are Marshall and Teresa Copithorne, of CL Ranches Ltd.“We are very happy to present the award to the Copithorne family,” said Bruce Kendall, Councillor and Agricultural Services Board Chair, at a luncheon during Read More...

Backyard Chicken Workshops

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

This month, Alberta Farm Animal Care is hosting two workshops to discuss backyard chickens and small flock care.These two-hour, free evening workshops will go over the basics and the necessities when it comes to owning and raising backyard chickens.For more information and to register, click on one Read More...

Riparian Health Assessment and Plant Identification Field Day

Monday, June 26, 2017

Need to enhance your riparian health evaluation skills? Looking to improve your plant identification in the field? Register to spend a day with Cows and Fish staff to improve your understanding of riparian ecology and management.More information Read More...

5th Annual Alberta Open Farm Days

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

This year’s Alberta Open Farm Days, the fifth annual, runs August 19-20, 2017. The deadline for farms to register to participate is May 31. New this year, farms can choose which day(s) they would like to participate (Saturday, Sunday, or both).Open Farm Days is a catalyst for stimulating economic Read More...

Local Agricultural Vendors Wanted

Friday, March 3, 2017

Rocky View County is looking for local Agricultural producers who have products or byproducts (fruits, vegetables, meats, honey, flowers, soaps, lip balms etc.) to be showcased at our AgVenture Tour on July 20, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. If you are interested in having a booth, sign up early as space is Read More...

2017 Get Set to Grow Workshops

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bees & Trees Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Farm Energy Management Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Farm Security Thursday, March 16, 2017 Backyard Hens Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Septic Sense: Solutions for Rural Living Thursday, March 30, 2017 Green Acreage Guide Tuesday, Read More...

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