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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!

October 19, 2017

Off-Site Waterers & Watershed Management

WHEN:
October 19, 2017

WHERE:
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)

PRICE:
$15 for FFGA members, $20 for non-members
Includes lunch and snacks!

TIME:
9:30am - 3:00pm

Questions? Call 403-995-9466

Registration: https://offsitewaterers.eventbrite.ca  

This event is brought to you by the Foothills Forage & Grazing Association, Wheatland County

 

November 8, 2017

Solar Workshop

WHEN:
November 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:
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
Register here

Call: 403-361-2027 or Email here

$20 registration fee (lunch included)

See detailes here

 

November 9, 2017

Rural Innovation Forum

WHEN:
November 9, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:
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

See details here

 

 

 

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

October 19, 2017
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Off-site waterers & watershed Management
October 30, 2017
9:00 AM -
Organizational meeting
November 7, 2017
9:00 AM -
Council meeting