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Agricultural Services Events

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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!

February 8, 2018

Ranching Opportunities Conference
February 8, 2018 – Olds College Alumni Centre
8:30 a.m to 4:15 p.m. (8:30-8:50 Registration, 8:50 Start)
* Free Parking

More information online here

REGISTRATION
Registration closes: February 2, 2018
$45 registration fee includes lunch, coffee and tradeshow

Register here

Contact Daniela at Mountain View County for more information:
Ph: 403-335-3311 Ext. 204 or dlemus@mvcounty.com

AGENDA

Crafting a Farm Narrative: Tools for earning public trust
Crystal Mackay, Farm & Food Care Canada

Chute Away: Hands on presentation on how different cattle handling systems work and how to design your own.
Jack Nester, Nester Livestock Equipment

Focus on the Feed: Learn how to take and read feed analysis samples
Barry Yaremcio, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

Setting a New Standard: Harmony Beef Processing Facility Technology
Cam Daniels, Harmony Beef Plant

Smooth Ride: Tips for transporting cattle
Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Environmental Hoof-Print
Dr. Gabriel Ribeiro, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Producer Panel: Consumer Verification Programs
* Verified Beef
* Canadian Round Table for Sustainable Beef
* Environmental Farm Plan

HOSTING PARTNERS
Olds College, Kneehill County, M.D. of Bighorn, Rocky View County, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Wheatland County, Mountain View County, Foothills Forage and Grazing Association, Red Deer County, Grey Wooded Forage Association.

Thank you to our sponsors at Lone Star Ranch & Sales

 

March 14, 2018

Septic Sense Workshop
March 14, Wheatland County Office 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The workshop will include the following information:
• What a septic system is and how it works
• Regulations
• Design and installation
• Appropriate use of your septic system
• Maintaining your septic system
• Troubleshooting

Register here

If you have questions, contact :
Phone: 403-361-2027
Email

 

March 14, 2018

Crop Pest and Disease Workshop

Hosted in partnership by Wheatland County and Rocky View County

Wednesday, March 14th 2018

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Keoma Community Hall

Dr. Michael Harding

Research Scientist in Plant Pathology, Alberta Agriculture

Scott Meers

Insect Management Specialist, Alberta Agriculture

Registration

Register here

For more information contact

Sarah Schumacher

Email: Sarah.Schumacher@wheatlandcounty.ca Ph: 403-361-2027

Contact Us

Wheatland County
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

February 19, 2018
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Family Day--Offices closed
February 20, 2018
9:00 AM -
Council Meeting
March 6, 2018
9:00 AM -
Council Meeting