Articles Posted in the " Calgary Stampede " Category

  • New Zealand sheep shearer competes and holidays at Stampede

    Mark Agnew like many sheep shearers lives, eats and sleeps sheep shearing, so while he is technically on holidays, he also didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to take part in this event at the Stampede.  He has been pretty impressed so far. “I think this event is well put together, the sheep are […]


  • Stampede 101 kicks off two weeks after devastating flood

    2013 will be the year organizers, workers and volunteers overcame a devastating flood two weeks before the Stampede to put on the annual Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. And while some events had to be cancelled because the Saddledome is not ready to host any events, there will be no shortage of things to take […]


  • Farmers to receive thank-you postcards

    A group of farmers will be receiving a special piece of mail in the coming weeks. Sandra Leach from Bayer Crop Science tells Rural Roots Canada kids had the opportunity at their booth at Aggie Days in Calgary to fill out thank-you post cards to farmers across the country. “They enjoy colouring and are excited […]


  • Urban kids take Agriculture 101 at Aggie Days

    Urban kids received a dose of agriculture at another successful Aggie Days in Calgary. Calgary Stampede Agriculture Education Committee Vice-Chair Leigh-Anna Barnes tells Rural Roots Canada the turnout was huge. She adds the message went far beyond those who attended. “We’ve had a lot of media hits this week and everyone has seen it on […]