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Tuesday , 11 August 2020

Tag Archives: agriculture

Vermilion-area farmers go to drone school

Drones are becoming increasingly common in the agriculture world. Local farmers participated in an Ag Drone School in Vermilion this week. Aside from learning how to fly them, LandView Drones president, Markus Weber, covered how using drones can apply to farming operations or various job opportunities. These drones are capable …

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Alberta funding to boost student environment

Lakeland College’s WHT Mead Animal Science Centre will be renovated after receiving funds from the Alberta Government. Yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney announced $17.3 million in funding for Lakeland College to go towards the Vermilion campus facility. “This incredible investment will allow us to expand our facility to accommodate new programs,” …

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Trudeau promises $252 million to support agriculture and food industries

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised $252 million in support funding to farmers and producers struggling to navigate through the pandemic on Tuesday morning. The package includes $77 million will go towards the health and safety side of agriculture, like personal protective equipment and physical distancing measures to keep workers …

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Hemp Workshop

The potential of hemp is increasing exponentially. Hemp is a great crop to add into your rotation and the market potential is increasing. New facilities and products are cropping up including the fiber, seed and oil market. Join us on March 26th to learn about how to grow hemp and …

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Building Your Farm Legacy

Elaine Froese has more than 30 years experience of working with farm families. She farms with her husband and son in Southwestern Manitoba. She’s a thought leader in agriculture helping farm family businesses activate well thought out plans for change. Financial planners, accountants and lenders have used her expertise to …

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Dr. Temple Grandin: Agricultural Speaking Engagement

Tickets Available NOW Please note this session is intended for Cattlemen, Ranchers & persons in the agricultural sector. If you are an educator, parent or community member interested in the Autism Speaking Engagement, please click here.  Engagement includes lecture & break out sessions facilitated by Dr. Temple Grandin, an American professor of …

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Farmer Appreciation Night

All farmers are welcome to attend our 9th Farmer Appreciation Night in Glendon on February 3rd at the RCMP Hall. Cocktails at 5:30 with Dinner at 6:30. The night will feature entertainment from Tim Hus.

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SAFETALK

Stress and depression has seen an increase in the Lakeland, and with that a rise in the number of suicides. Lakeland Agricultural Research Association and the Demeria Memorial Fund would like for you to join us for a workshop on suicide and mental health awareness. SAFETALK is a half day …

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Farm Safety Day

We all want to come home safe at the end of the day but emergencies can happen at any time and being prepared is the best bet to guarantee you and your families safety. Please join us on October 27 at the Vilna Cultural Centre to learn how to improve …

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County of St. Paul Declares Ag Disaster

Wet Autumn & early winter causes County to declare state of Ag Disaster. On April 25th, the County of St. Paul Council unanimously voted to declare a state of Agricultural Disaster within the County of St. Paul. Th County of St. Paul experienced excessive moisture in the fall of 2016. …

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