Agriculture

Alberta Open Farm Days to educate consumers on agriculture

Over 70 producers provincewide will open their doors to show people how their food is produced during Alberta Open Farm Days.

Benalto Pro Rodeo a success in 98th year

The 98th Benalto Pro Rodeo was another all-around memorable success, according to Benalto Agricultural Society president Neal Arksey.

  • Jul 9, 2015

RBC announces $30,000 in funding toward Golf Course Creek restoration

Wetland restoration efforts at Golf Course Creek were given a boost last Wednesday.

Akkermans crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015

Sylvan Lake's very own Ashley Akkermans, 22, was crowned Ponoka Stampede Queen 2015 on Ponoka Stampede grounds last Friday.

Safety emphasized in farm presentation to students

Grade 4 students at Steffie Woima School participated in an interactive class discussion on farm safety.

Clinic

Rainy Creek Ranch hosted a Rodeo/Guiding Safety Clinic on March 14.

  • Mar 26, 2015
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Shadow Riders enjoy busy start to 2015

The first two months of 2015 have been amazing for the Shadow Riders 4-H group.

  • Mar 19, 2015

Red Deer West 4-H Beef Club strong in public speaking and presentations

Red Deer West 4-H Beef Club had another successful year with public speaking and presentation competitions.

  • Mar 12, 2015

Area farmers learn benefits of renewable energy in workshop

A well-attended workshop provided area farmers with information on the benefits of using renewable solar

CP Rail unhappy with federally funded Ag Transport Coalition

Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway is not happy being left out of a coalition that seeks to improve transportation of agricultural commodities.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Invasive species threat the focus of Calgary summit

The inaugural Alberta Aquatic Invasive Species Summit in Calgary earlier this month provided an insight

Farm workers without mandatory workers compensation

Alberta remains the only province in Canada that does not have compulsory workers’ compensation coverage

  • Jan 22, 2015

Shadow Riders 4-H Club expects busy year ahead

Our Shadow Riders 4-H Club started with our registration in September and then had our first meeting and elections in October.

  • Jan 15, 2015

Workshop to address the benefits of renewable energy

Presenters at an upcoming renewable energy workshop in Eckville are aiming to explain to farmers the benefits

Students’ artistic and literary abilities celebrated at Legion

Some of the area’s most creative young minds were commended for their remembrance-focused works on Dec. 18

  • Jan 1, 2015

Trilliant tree sale raises money for families in need

Christmas this year will be made a little bit brighter for some Central Alberta families, thanks to a $7,780 donation

Red Deer West 4-H Beef Club kicks off 2014/2015 club year

Red Deer West 4-H Beef Club kicked off the 2014/2015 club year with our organizational meeting on Oct. 20 at Ridgewood Hall.

  • Nov 27, 2014

Sylvan Lake 4-H Multi-Club year underway

Our Sylvan Lake 4-H Multi-Club held its first meeting and elections on Oct. 6.

  • Nov 27, 2014

Farm Credit Canada Ag Safety Fund to soon accept applications

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to be partnering once again with Farm Credit Canada

  • Sep 18, 2014

Starstruck

Amber Marshall, who plays Amy on the hit TV series Heartland, stopped by Rainy Creek Ranch last weekend

  • Sep 18, 2014