Youth are showing off their livestock and skills at Summer Synergy in Olds this week, in hopes of getting a post-secondary scholarship through the Calgary Stampede's Youth Livestock Supreme Championship and Scholarships. Madison Sibbald is the 6th generation of her family to raise Pure Bred Red Angus on a ranch near Cochrane.
All eyes will be on Olds College on July 6, 7 and 8 as the first FutureFarm Canada Expo will take over the campus. dmg Events and Olds College have teamed up to put on the three-day event, which will be packed with precision seeding demonstrations, educational seminars, networking, entertainment and fun for the kids.
A new research centre aimed at bridging the gap between research and farmers has been announced for Olds College.
The first Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue workshop in Olds earlier this summer was such a success Alberta Farm and Animal Care is putting on three more in Leduc, Drumheller and Grande Prairie.
Sorting through the stories we have had the honour of covering this year, left us with a lot to sift through and it was hard to pick just five so naturally we included a few honourable mentions.