Technical Large Animal Emergency Response: Awareness Level Training

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Learn the basic skills and develop a foundational understanding of behaviour and scene management that is required to recognize the dangers specific to TLAER scenes and situations.Date: April 15, 2018Location: Olds College, Olds More information and registration Read More...

2018 Livestock Care Conference

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

An annual event that brings together industry experts, stakeholders, and producers to discuss the latest trends and issues in the livestock industry in Alberta.Date: March 14-15, 2018Location: Pomeroy Inn & Suites, Olds More information and registration Read More...

Patience Pays with Bertha Armyworm

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Late last summer, a canola field heavily infested with bertha armyworm in western Manitoba created a lot of fuss on Twitter, proving, yet again, just how localized population spikes can be in some areas. While sudden population spikes can cause panic, experts recommend that growers only take Read More...

Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Opportunity for Input

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has developed a short online survey for input on the program concepts for the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) set to begin in April 2018 after Growing Forward 2 (GF2) expires in March 2018.This survey offers agriculture stakeholders the opportunity to make Read More...

Your Questions or Comments on County Fees

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Before passing Rocky View County’s Master Rates Bylaw, Council wants to give you the opportunity to ask questions or provide input on any of the fees that impact you. Here are the details...The services provided by Rocky View County are paid for in two main ways: Taxes: Services such as road Read More...

Council Approves Campground Sale

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Rocky View County Council has approved the sale of its Bow RiversEdge Campground property to the not-for-profit that has been managing it since 2000.The Bow RiversEdge Campground Society will take ownership of the 12-acre campground site once purchase agreements are complete. The land is located Read More...

Council Decisions: February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the February 13, 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 County’s Master Farm Family Award

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Rocky View County’s Agricultural Service Board is looking for nominations for this year’s Master Farm Family Award.Rocky View’s Master Farm Family Award was founded in 1989 and recognizes a ranch or farm family for their achievements in technical farm production and sustainability practices, team Read More...

Feds Announce Regions Eligible for Livestock Tax Deferral

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Livestock producers affected by drought, flood, or excess moisture conditions in 2017 may be eligible for 2017 tax relief.On February 6, Agriculture Canada released the final list of regions designated under the Livestock Tax Deferral Provision, adding regions in British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Read More...

Action for Agriculture 28th Annual General Meeting & Land Use Forum

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

“Good News Stories – Agriculture & the Environment”Date: Friday, March 9, 2018Location: Cochrane RancheHouseRegistration opens at noon, featured speakers begin at 1:00 p.m.More information Read More...

Plant Wheat Before Frost is Out?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Seeding wheat as early as mid-February may soon be a reality for some farmers, and for some producers on the northern prairies, mid-March may be possible.While researcher Graham Collier cautions against seeding that early now, his preliminary work is showing solid results. Full article: Plant Read More...

Rocky View County’s STARS Contributions Recognized

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

On behalf of Rocky View County Council, Reeve Greg Boehlke and County Planning and Priorities Committee Chair Kim McKylor accept a plaque from STARS representative Glenda Farnden (centre) recognizing the County’s continued contribution to STARS Air Ambulance.Since 1991, the County has supported Read More...

Winter Pruning for Black Knot and Fire Blight

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Very few people think of pruning in the dead of winter, but it is probably the best time to prune diseased trees that are infested with black knot and fire blight.Winter pruning is no different than pruning at any other time of year. You want to remove the 3 D’s, the dead, diseased and damaged Read More...

Year in Review: The Good, the Dry and the Troubling

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Alberta Farm Express discusses some of the issues impacting the agriculture industry in 2017. Full Article: Year in Review: The Good, the Dry and the Troubling

World’s First Verified Sustainable Beef Plan is Ready to Roll

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

It’s taken two years of work and its creators say it’s a historic step forward. Full Article: World’s First Verified Sustainable Beef Plan is Ready to Roll Read More...

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