Agricultural Services Events
What's going on...
Throughout the year, Wheatland County's Agricultural Services Department hosts various events, including workshops and open houses within the County and elsewhere, in partnership with other municipalities. As new events are added to the calendar, they will be updated on this page. Keep checking back for more information!
October 19, 2017
Off-Site Waterers & Watershed Management
October 19, 2017
Standard Community Hall
Off-Site Watering Systems with Marvin Jackson (Sundog Solar)
Choosing a watering system, troubleshooting, the pros and cons to different systems, and Frequently Asked Questions
On-Farm Water Management with Joe Harrington (Farm Water Specialist with Alberta Agriculture)
Watershed management, water wells, long-term water management plans, wetlands, and more!
The day will also feature speakers from Cows and Fish on riparian fencing, Ducks Unlimited on the new forage program, and Alberta Environment on the new Wetland Policy.
The day will feature both indoor and outdoor sessions (dress accordingly)
$15 for FFGA members, $20 for non-members
Includes lunch and snacks!
9:30am - 3:00pm
Questions? Call 403-995-9466
This event is brought to you by the Foothills Forage & Grazing Association, Wheatland County
November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wheatland County Office
This one-day workshop will cover solar electric system siting, installation, permitting process and economics with presenter Rob Harlan, Executive Director of the Solar Energy Society of Alberta
Registration deadline: November 6, 2017
Call: 403-361-2027 or Email here
$20 registration fee (lunch included)
November 9, 2017
Rural Innovation Forum
November 9, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Strathmore Civic Centre (120 Brent Blvd., Strathmore)
Rural Innovation Forums are carefully curated for local governments, industry leaders, economic developers, and technology innovators to: create important relationships across sectors; learn about innovative solutions that are economically and environmentally sustainable; and identify value-added projects, partnerships and opportunities in the host region.
Registration: Click here
For more information:Email here