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Cleanfarms Obsolete Pesticide and Livestock Medication Collection

Monday, October 22, 2018

Drop off unwanted and/or obsolete materials at a designated collection site at no charge. The products are then transported to a high temperature incineration facility where they are safely disposed of. There are various locations available for drop off in Southern Alberta between October 22nd and Read More...

Livestock Market Update Webinar

Monday, October 22, 2018

Join this Alberta Agriculture webinar on Wednesday October 24th at 10 a.m. for a look at the current Alberta livestock market trends and outlook. Webinar Registration

Council Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Rocky View County Council has announced the appointment of Al Hoggan as the new Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Hoggan will assume the role on December 17.Al Hoggan has spent the past five years as the County Manager for a neighbouring municipality. Since 2013, he has also been managing the Aqua 7 Read More...

Council Passes Cannabis Bylaw

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

As of October 17, 2018, marijuana (cannabis) consumption is legal in Canada, within the following rules: You must be 18 years of age or older You must obtain your cannabis from licensed stores and authorized retailers You may grow no more than four plants per household You may buy and Read More...

Council Receives Organizational Review Report

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

On June 12 of this year, Rocky View County Council hired Rick McDonald of J.R. McDonald and Associates to serve as the Interim County Manager and conduct a review of County Administration.On October 16, Mr. McDonald presented a report to Council on his findings. The report addresses challenges, Read More...

Clubroot Confirmed in Southeast Rocky View County

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The first confirmed case of clubroot was recently found in the southeast portion of Rocky View County. Clubroot is a soil-borne disease of cruciferous crops (canola) which causes swellings or galls to form on the roots, and ultimately causes a premature death of the plant.In 2007, Clubroot was added Read More...

We've Moved!

Friday, October 5, 2018

After almost 62 years in Calgary, Rocky View County’s municipal office has finally moved to Rocky View County!Our new address is:Rocky View County262075 Rocky View PointRocky View County, AB, T4A 0X2view mapOur phone numbers and email addresses stay the same. Our main contacts are:Phone: Read More...

No Phone Access on Thanksgiving Weekend

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Rocky View County will be moving to the new County Hall over the Thanksgiving weekend. As part of the move, the administration phone and fax lines will be out of service from Noon on Friday, October 5 until as late as 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9.During that time, you can still access our service Read More...

Council Decisions: September 25, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the September 25, 2018 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Specific details can be found in this meeting’s agenda (see the Council Minutes and Archives page), or in the minutes of this meeting that Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes Rail Safety Week: September 23-29

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rocky View County has proclaimed September 23-29, 2018 as Rail Safety Week, along with CN, to raise awareness about reducing avoidable accidents, injuries and damage caused by collisions at level crossings or incidents involving trains and citizens. View full proclamation (PDF)Incidents involving Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 metres from the edge of the road Stand 1.2 metres Read More...

Funding Still Available for Alberta Agriculture Funding Programs

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Funding is still available for the Farm Energy and Agri-Processing (FEAP) and the On-Farm Solar Photovoltaics (OFSPV) programs offered by Alberta Agriculture for the 2018-19 year.The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program shares costs with the agriculture and agri-processing sector on energy Read More...

Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The livestock tax deferral provisions allow livestock producers in prescribed drought, flood or excess moisture regions to defer a portion of their 2018 sale proceeds of breeding livestock until 2019 to help replenish the herd. The cost of replacing the animals in 2019 will offset the deferred Read More...

Price Plunge Spells Disaster for Alberta Hog Farmers

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A crash in prices—fueled by Washington’s tariff war—could spell the end for many of Alberta’s dwindling number of hog operations.The sector has already lost half of its hog farms in the past decade and with producers losing $50 on every animal they ship, more are looking at throwing in the towel. Read More...

New Green Certificate Program for Students

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The province is adding another option to Alberta’s Green Certificate Program (GCP) so students have more opportunities to learn about careers in agribusiness. Full Article

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