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Organic Farming Gets Easier

Farmers making the switch to organic are finding it to be a little bit easier than once thought. Laura Telford, organic specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, says controlling weeds isn't that big of…

FCC Throws Open Nomination Request

Farm Credit Canada is now accepting applications from registered charities and non-profit organizations in rural Canada for the FCC AgriSpirit Fund. The fund will award $1.5 million in funding this…

Olds College Receives Massive Gift

Olds College has received a gift of $16M, the largest ever personal donation to an Alberta college or technical institution. it comes from Canadian entrepreneur, oilfield industry leader and…

Precision Seeding Demo Coming

Three big players are partnering to develop and organize a new Precision Seeding Field Demonstration showcase at Olds College. Olds College, Agri-Trade Equipment Expo, Olds Regional Exhibition and…

Livestock Care Conference This Week

The 2017 Livestock Care Conference is cioming up this week. The conference will be held March 21 and 22 in Leduc. Among the speakers is Dr. Bernie Rollin on Societal Expectations on Animal Welfare in…

Farm Stewardship Centre Gets Energy Efficiency Funding

The Alberta Government is providing $54,000 from the Climate Change Leadership Plan to support energy efficiency at the Farm Stewardship Centre in Lethbridge. The facility employs engineers,…

Canola Growers Committed To Increasing Yields

Canola's resiliency was highlighted last week at the Canola Council of Canada's annual convention in Winnipeg. Past President Patti Miller, who now serves as Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain…

CFA Hosts Annual General Meeting In Ottawa

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture wrapped up its annual general meeting last week in Ottawa. Some of the key issues discussed included trade and carbon pricing. President Ron Bonnet was…

Ag Minister Off To Dubai, India

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier will promote Alberta’s agriculture sector during a trade mission to the United Arab Emirates and India later this month. The trade mission supports the…

Specific Financial Planning Key For Farmers

Just like the rest of us, farmers need to plan for their future financially. That's where Saad Rehman comes in. He's a Senior Wealth Advisor with ScotiaMcLeod who says producers need to have a plan…

Tax Credit Available For Canola Growers

Canola growers in Alberta that don't request a refund of their check off from the Alberta Canola Producers Commission qualify for a tax credit for the 2016 tax year. The Scientific Research and…

Federal Ag Minister Returns From Germany

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay has concluded a mission to berlin, germany. he participated in the 9th berlin agriculture ministers' conference on january 21 and the g-20 agriculture…

FCC Ag Knowledge Event Coming To Alberta

Farm Credit Canada is inviting agriculture producers to come out and learn from experts in the industry at an FCC Ag Knowledge Exchange event This workshop can help participants gain better financial…

Knowing Where You Are On The Farm

Farming ain't what it used to be. More and more farmers, like the rest of us, are becoming more reliant on technology. That's where Trimble's Ag Solutions come in, as they're the industry leader in…

Proper Plant Nutrition Is The Key To Higher Yields

Plants need proper nutrition just like we all do to grow and live properly. That's the focus of Dan Owen, the Product Innovation Manager with ATP Nutrition, who took part in the annual Farm Forum…

Fertilizer Company Helping Farmer's Sustainability

One of the biggest fights farmers have on their hands in these days of environmental activism, is becoming and staying sustainable. Dan Aberhart, President of Aberhart Ag Solutions for Bio-Cycle was…

Provincial And U.S. State Ag Ministers To Meet

Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier will talk trade and growth opportunities with Canadian and U.S. agricultural leaders in Baton Rouge this weekend. The annual Legislative Agricultural Chairs Summit…

Stavely Ag Research Work To Continue

The provincial government and the University of Alberta are getting together to continue agricultural research at two southern Alberta substations. The province has been implementing a new management…

FCC Gives Young Farmers A Break

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has doubled the amount of credit available under the FCC Young Farmer Loan. The credit limit will be increased to $1 million from $500,000. “A big focus of FCC’s mandate is…

Productive ABP General Meeting

For three days, producers, industry, government representatives and Alberta Beef Producers delegates tackled big issues impacting the province’s cattle industry at the the Annual General Meeting in…

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Okotoks -Our Place in History

14 January 2017 10:00 am - 20 December 2017 5:00 pm

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George Webber on Exhibit at Okotoks Art Gallery

18 February 2017 1:00 pm - 01 April 2017 5:00 pm

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Jeff Wilson on Exhibit at Okotoks Art Gallery

18 February 2017 1:00 pm - 01 April 2017 5:00 pm

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Highwood Lions Music Festival

27 March 2017 9:00 am - 31 March 2017 5:00 pm

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The DAD PROJECT: Noisemakers

30 March 2017 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Little Rock Show Choir presents: Rockin' the 50s Yesterday, Today, Forever!

30 March 2017 7:00 pm

Rotary Performing Arts Centre (RPAC), Okotoks





3rd Annual Art With Heart Art Sale and Gala

31 March 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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