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  • Site Assessments for Trees

    Choosing the right site for trees is important for tree survival and growth. Learn how to conduct a site assessment with Tree Expert, Toso Bozic. 

  • Ultra-Early Seeding - How Early is Too Early?

    How early is too early when it comes to seeding? Research completed in Western Canada by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the University of Alberta aimed to find this answer.

  • Black Knot - Avoid Mistakes

    Learn how to identify black knot in trees and how to manage it, with a handy fact sheet by Tree Expert, Toso Bozic. 

  • Moisture Update - March 24, 2024

    Since the beginning of March, many parts of the North West, North East, and Peace Regions have remained relatively dry, with most lands receiving between 5 to 10 mm.

  • Project Aurora: Announcement from Canadian Fiber Optics

    Canadian Fiber Optics and Northern Lights Fiber Co-Founder and President, Jodi Bloomer-Kaput issued the following announcement re. Project Aurora and fiber infrastructure implementation.

  • Spring Pastures and Drought: When do I turn out my Cows?

    The question of ‘when can I turn my cows out?’ is an important one, especially for those with dwindling hays stacks or for producers purchasing feed. 

  • Afternoons with Akim - Coffee Sessions

    The Peace Country Beef and Forage Association (PCBFA) invites you to join them for a two hour coffee-shop style session with Dr. Akim Omokanye!

  • Frost Crack Damage Fact Sheet

    Learn more about how frost crack damage is caused and best management options from Tre Expert Toso Bozic. 

  • Prompting Preparedness: Farm Animals and Livestock

    Fires, blizzards and floods are common risks in agricultural communities across Alberta. By being prepared, you can protect your farm animals, livestock and property so you can overcome these unexpected situations as quickly as possible.

  • Assessment Inspections Continue for 2024

    We would like to remind our ratepayers we will be continuing our re-inspection and annual inspection cycle, from March 1 to December 31, 2024.


Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760
frontdesk@saddlehills.ab.ca

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