Agricultural Service Board Workshops & Courses

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Cow-Calfenomics – November 14, 15 and 16; January 23, 24 and 25

Cow-Calfenomics is a workshop series developed by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development designed for Alberta’s beef producers, focused on enhancing farm business management knowledge.

This series brings a lot of information, ideas, and opportunities for producers to add to their management “tool kit” – making better choices based on better information.

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Meat Goat Seminar – November 21

Join us to learn the ins and outs of raising meat goats! Whether you are thinking of getting goats or already have them, we guarantee you will learn something new! Topics include marketing, nutrition, bio security and tips on kidding! Come listen to a variety of small ruminant veterinarians and experienced producers in the industry!

Register now.

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Working Well Workshop – November 23

5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Whistle Stop Golf Course Clubhouse (North of Camrose on Hwy 833) 
Supper will be provided for a charge of $10.

Find out what you can do to protect your well. Attend the FREE water well management workshop being hosted by Camrose County, and presented by the Working Well Program, with technical expertise provided by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Alberta Environment and Parks, Alberta Health Services and licensed water well drillers.

During the workshop we will cover:

  • Groundwater – how it works
  • Water quality and quantity testing
  • Well protection – protecting your well from contamination
  • Basic well maintenance
  • Water sampling – how to do it

To attend the workshop, please pre-register by calling Marilyn Nordin at the Camrose County Agricultural Services Office at: (780) 672-4765.

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Working Well Workshop – November 28

5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Hardisty Senior’s Centre
Supper will be provided.

Find out what you can do to protect your well. Attend the FREE water well management workshop being hosted by Flagstaff County, and presented by the Working Well Program, with technical expertise provided by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

During the workshop we will cover:

  • Groundwater – how it works
  • Water quality and quantity testing
  • Well protection – protecting your well from contamination
  • Basic well maintenance
  • Water sampling – how to do it

To attend the workshop, please pre-register by calling Kelsey Fenton at the Flagstaff County Office at: 780-384-4129.

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Western Canadian Conference on Soil Health & Grazing – December 5 - 7

"Farming and Ranching for soil health enhances biodiversity and increases biological activity. Now attendees will have the opportunity to attend two great conferences in one."

Register now.

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Bridging the GAP – November 29 or December 6

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It's no secret, running a farm direct business means paying attention to many moving parts that often take you out of the field and into the office. That's why Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is hosting a series of webinars for producers and processors that will help build savvy marketing and staffing skills.

Register by clicking online at explorelocal.ca/events.

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Crop Production Workshop - Presentations

This workshop was held on March 15, 2017.  Below are the slides from two of the presentations given during the workshop.

So You Want to Grow Corn

A Look at Rising CO2 Impact on Alberta Crops

 

 

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