Where There’s Room to Grow

LIVING IN WHEATLAND COUNTY

February 12, 2019 - Canada's Agriculture Day

 
"Let's Celebrate the Food We Love"
 
In our County, there really is Room to Grow! Here is a small glimpse of the agricultural food production statistics within our boundaries (as per the 2011 Census of Agriculture):
  • 290,107 acres of wheat
  • 5,568 acres of Oats
  • 146,258 acres of barley
  • 223,051 acres of canola
  • 3360 acres of flaxseed
  • 19,441 acres of dry field peas
  • 2,693 acres of mustard
  • 80 acres berries
  • 40 acres of vegetables
  • 33,199 cows in total
  • 1,838 bulls
  • 26,765 pigs in total
  • 253,097 hens and chickens in total
  • 140 colonies of honey bees

Kids can join in on the fun as well! Here's a farm doodle activity page!

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Kids can join in on the fun as well! Here's a farm doodle activity page!

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GFL Remedial Order Appeal Decision
September 4, 2019

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GFL Remedial Order Appeal Hearing
August 15, 2019

GFL Environmental Inc. (SW-7-25-24-W4M) has sought review of the Remedial Orders

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News Release
August 9, 2019

For Immediate Release August 9, 2019 Wheatland County issued certain Stop Orde

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Fire Ban - Advisory
August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019 A Fire Ban - Advisory has been declared in Wheatland County

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2019 Roadside Grass Mowing & Weed Spraying
July 26, 2019

County staff will begin mowing vegetation and spot spraying weeds of all municip

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Funding for the Crowfoot Creek Watershed
July 24, 2019

Last chance for free fencing and watering systems! Wheatland County, and the We

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Species-at-risk Conservation Programs Survey
July 9, 2019

A research study conducted by Jeremy Pittman of the University of Waterloo seeks

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Swimming Pools and Permits
July 8, 2019

Did you know? A Building Permit is required for a swimming pool. Electrical, Pl

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2019 BMO Farm Family Award
July 8, 2019

Every year, the Calgary Stampede and BMO Bank of Montreal recognize outstanding

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Now Accepting 2019 ASB Bursary Applications
June 28, 2019

Wheatland County is now accepting applications for 2019 ASB Bursaries! Deadline

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Long weekend - Safety Tips
June 27, 2019

The long weekend means road trips for many families. During the summer months, f

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News Release - Interim CAO
June 26, 2019

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Property Tax Payment Deadline
June 25, 2019

Wheatland County would like to remind residents that property tax payments are

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Wheatland County's New Economic Development Officer
June 24, 2019

Patrick Earl, Wheatland County’s new Economic Development Officer, has been wo

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Alberta Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week June 22 - 28
June 17, 2019

Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week is recognized annually throughout the province

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2018 Assessment Roll Preparation Notice
June 6, 2019

Preparation notice of the 2018 Assessment Roll used for the 2019 Property T

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Health Advisory Council Accepting Applications
June 5, 2019

Passionate about healthcare? Interested in engaging local residents to share inp

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Fusarium Head Blight
May 31, 2019

Alberta Agriculture and the University of Manitoba are working on a Fusar

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Oasis Grove FAQ
May 24, 2019

UPDATE ON OASIS GROVE GOLF & RV RESORT On Thursday June 27, 2019, the Count

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Range Road 243 Closure
May 16, 2019

Our Road Crew has closed Range Road 243 from Highway 564 south to Township Roa

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Contact Us

Wheatland County
242006 Rg. Rd. 243 
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

September 17, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Council Meeting
October 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Council Meeting
October 2, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Agricultural Service Board (ASB)