Wage Support For Employing Young People On Farms This Summer

The Alberta Government is helping farmers give youth work experience in agriculture this summer. The Summer Farm Employment Program reimburses employers 50 per cent of wages, or $500 per month, from…

Local Sports

Oilers Triumph 5-1 Over the Visiting Canmore Eagles

A big win last night for the Okotoks Oilers. It was the first in a home and home against the Canmore Eagles, and the Oilers made a strong first impression. It was a jam packed 3rd period, starting at…

Oilers Loss After Tense Bout with the Saints

A tense one last night in Okotoks when the Oilers hosted the Spruce Grove Saints. After 2 goals from Dylan Holloway, it was 3-2 for the Saints heading into third, but Kyle Jordan was able to tie it…

Ag News

CanFax Manager Discusses U.S. Holstein Steers Fed In Alberta

Canfax Research Services Manager, Brenna Grant, says Holstein dairy steers are coming up from the United States to be finished in Alberta. Grant says it's because of a change to a U.S. packer's…

Last Call For Alberta Farm Animal Care Award Nominations

Friday, February 15 is the last day to get your nominations in for the Alberta Farm Animal Care Awards of Distinction. The provincial farm group based out of High River is looking to recognize people…

Alberta Open Farm Day Host Applications Now Open

The Province is already gearing up for Open Farm Days this summer by accepting host farm applications. This year's event will be held Saturday, August 17 to Sunday, August 18. This will be the…

Training A Computer To Recognize And Tend For Prairie Crops

A University of Winnipeg research project has received a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation Grant. The project will examine ways to train a computer to recognize and tend for prairie crops. To…

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