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  • Scare Cannons Can Help Protect Feed

    Saddle Hills County Ag Services Department would like producers to know that there are many options for producers who are interested in protecting their feed from wildlife damage. Scare cannons are a useful and non-lethal deterrent for problem wildlife damaging commodities. 

  • CAP Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

    The Farm Technology Program supports the adoption of innovative technology that minimizes agricultural waste, optimizes farm efficiency, and encourages the adoption of best management practices in farm security. This program targets technology that is proven but not yet widely adopted, and producers are eligible to receive up to $50,000 over the program term.

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    Driveway Snowplow Agreements

    Driveway snowplow agreements for seniors and the public are now available for the 2021/2022 season. To ensure that you are on our snowplow list, please either come into the County office to fill out your application or you may fill it out online on the County website. Driveway snowplowing is free if you are disabled or a senior. 

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    Moisture Situation Update As Of November 18th

    This past weekend (Nov. 13th-14th) a major storm system brought moisture to many areas across the north-half of the province and also some parts of Southern Alberta.

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    Carbon Capture, Storage Project Announced In Saddle Hills County

    A ground-breaking ceremony was broadcast live from Advantage Energy’s Glacier Gas Plant in Saddle Hills County at 9:00 am, Thursday November 18th . The event included opening remarks from Reeve Alvin Hubert and a live press conference from Edmonton with Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, the Honourable Jason Nixon.

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    Hessler Family Farm Recieves Farm Family Award

    The Hessler Family Farm, of Saddle Hills County, has been named one of 10 recipients of Farmfair International’s 2021 Farm Family Award. The ceremony to hand out the awards, held on Friday, November 12, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre during Farmfair International, hosted a total of 25 farm families, which represent award recipients for both 2020 and 2021.

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    Ag Services Promotes 'Coffee Row Webinars'

    Along with it's 'Down in the Dirt' webinar series, the Saddle Hills County Ag Services Department is promoting a series of webinars for agricultural producers produced and hosted by The Retiring Farmer.

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    Down in the Dirt Herbicide Resistance Webinar - Nov 17

    Dr. Charles Geddes, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, will focus on herbicide-resistant weeds which are a growing problem in western Canada. Knowing what to look for is the first step in effective management. 

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    Gordondale Community Club Featured In Signal

    The Central Peace Signal published a 'Q&A' feature on the Gordondale Community Club  in an interview with President Carla Day.  

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    Honour And Remember

    The Remembrance Day Ceremony has played a major role in Remembrance since 1931. Every year, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we gather in memorial parks, community halls, workplaces, schools and homes to stand in honour of all who have fallen.


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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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