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Funding for Livestock Producers in Wheatland County

Apply for funding for livestock off-site watering systems (80%, up to $10,000 per system), streambank fencing ($12/m, up to $15,000), or livestock creek crossing projects (up to $30,000).⁣⁣ The purpose of this program is to enhance and restore the streambank function and resilience of watersheds in Wheatland County by providing assistance to producers for the […]

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SECURING SUCCESS: Funding & Grazing Strategies for Your Operation

Join FFGA for 1 of 5 workshops focused on producer funding opportunities. During these sessions, producers will have the opportunity to network with experts from the programs and other local organizations. In the afternoon, participants can engage in hands-on collaboration with experts and technicians in 1 of 3 breakout sessions: Environmental Farm Plans, RALP funding […]

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AGKnow Mental Health Webinars

Join Agknow for their upcoming Professional Development Webinars. These monthly 1-hour sessions are designed to destigmatize mental health and foster resilience within the farming community, enabling everyone to lead more fulfilling and productive lives. Explore the links below for further details! September 27: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training in AG: A Sneak Peek AgKnow has teamed […]

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Septic Awareness Week – September 18-22, 2023

Properly designed and maintained wastewater treatment systems effectively reduce or eliminate most human health or environmental threats posed by pollutants in household wastewater. Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association is hosting a series of free webinars throughout Septic Awareness Week. Presentations will focus on the importance of maintaining septic systems, including operation tips. Dates and […]

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2023 ASB Bursary

The ASB Bursary program is now open for 2023! The Wheatland County Agricultural Service Board (ASB) invites students furthering their education in the field of agriculture or environmental science to apply for the 2023 ASB Bursary. ASB will provide up to $6000 in Bursaries annually with a minimum award of $500 and a maximum award […]

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2023 Field Surveys

Attention Wheatland County Residents! The Wheatland County Agriculture and Environment staff will be out in the County until the end of September conducting field surveys for weeds, grasshoppers, wheat-head diseases and clubroot.  This service aims to assist the agricultural community in identifying agricultural pests and diseases in the County and data collected may be included […]

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2023 RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship

The 2023 RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship application term is now open and closes August 31, 2023!⁣⁣ In recognition of the importance of an educated population to the future well-being of rural communities, the RMA established the RMA Post-Secondary Scholarship Program in 1995. The program is designed to encourage rural Albertans to pursue further education, and thereby […]

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