Posts for April, 2013

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DEC
13

WEED AND PEST APPEAL COMMITTEE – MEMBERS NEEDED

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Lamont County is currently seeking members for the Weed and Pest Appeal Committee. Member qualifications: A keen interest in sustainable agriculture within Lamont County Concerns for the interest of property owners, producers and other parties affected by invasive weed species Expertise in one of the following areas and /or have served on other quasi-judicial boards: Community representation or knowledge of community standards Architecture Invasive Plant... More...
NOV
22

ASB CONTEST DEADLINES EXTENDED

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The deadline for the ASB Photo Contest and Poster Contest has been extended to November 29, 2013. Full contest details follow below: Lamont County Agricultural Service Board presents the 2013 Poster Contest! 1st Place - Ethan Nimchuk - Lamont Elementary This year’s theme is: “Agriculture – What It Means to You” Winning posters will be published in our Lamont County inFocus section of the Lamont Leader and will be displayed at various agricultural ev... More...
NOV
19

THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP LICENSE APPLICATION – SIMPLIFIED!

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Calling all producers … Are you interested in growing hemp but overwhelmed by the application process? If so, this FREE webinar is for you! Let us walk you through the process of submitting a hemp license application to Health Canada in just an hour. Friday December 6, 2013 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (MST) Interest regarding industrial hemp continues to increase within Alberta’s agricultural sector. Join presenter Dr. Jan J. Slaski, Ph.D., P.Ag. (Dist.) Acting Program Leade... More...
NOV
12

CROP MARKETING COURSE IN SMOKY LAKE

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Interested in a better understanding of basis, futures, options, contracts, and strategies for crop marketing? This basic-level course of three classroom sessions will help you. Where: Smoky Lake Provincial Building When: January 13-15 Cost: $500 plus GST, includes lunches and course materials For more information contact the course instructor, Neil Blue, at 780-853-6929 To register to go the Alberta Canola Producers website at http://www.canola.ab.ca or call 1-800-551-6652 F... More...
NOV
04

Coyote Control Available

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The Coyote Crew is available to assist County landowners in dealing with problem wildlife (coyotes and gophers). The group was started in April 2012 in response to calls from neighbors and local residents around the Cooking Lake/Blackfoot Recreation Area. The group is comprised of Ed Whitelock (Retired Conservation Officer), Rick Potts (Former F&W Biologist), Dave Oakie (retired Military – Marksman) and seven other similar members including Guides/Outfitters, trappers and oth... More...
OCT
29

AAAF MEMORIAL BURSARY AWARDED TO LAMONT RESIDENT

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Every year the Northeast AAAF awards one student with a $500 bursary for students enrolled in an agricultural or environmental science program at a college or University. The student is chosen based on scholastic standing, social and community activities, and program of study. With great joy Lamont County Agricultural Service Department would like to congratulate Rebecca Joseph of Lamont, AB for being chosen to receive this year’s AAAF Memorial Bursary. She has demonstrated outstandi... More...
OCT
17

2013 PHOTO CONTEST

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Lamont County Agricultural Service Board presents the 2013 Photo Contest! Lamont County Photo ContestShow us your talent! They say a picture is worth a thousand words! Show us the diversity and beauty of what Lamont County has to offer through your eyes. Winners in each of the following categories will receive: First Prize $150 Second Prize $100 Third Prize $50 Country Life: Includes landscapes, seasonal, wildlife,buildings, residents, local events and places of interest Agri... More...
OCT
17

2013 POSTER CONTEST

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Lamont County Agricultural Service Board presents the 2013 Poster Contest! 1st Place - Ethan Nimchuk - Lamont Elementary This year’s theme is: “Agriculture – What It Means to You” Winning posters will be published in our Lamont County inFocus section of the Lamont Leader and will be displayed at various agricultural events throughout the year. Prizes: First Place $75 Second Place $50 Third Place $25 Contest Details: Open to all Lamont County Ch... More...
OCT
07

COUNTY COMMITTEES NEED MEMBERS

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Are you interested in helping your community? Lamont County committees appeal to a variety of interests and are the ideal way to get involved in the community. The following committees are currently advertising for members-at-large: SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD Lamont County is seeking interested individuals for 10 members-at-large positions on the County’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. The Appointments are for a four-year term, with meetings held on an as... More...
OCT
01

PROJECTN TOWN HALL MEETINGS

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Farmers of North America is working with FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership to build a nitrogen plant that will be farmer owned. As a farmer-investor this could be viewed as a hedge; if the price and profit levels of fertilizer go up greater dividends will be returned, and if the price and profit levels of fertilizer drop then farmer-investors will pay less for their fertilizer. This is an opportunity for Western Canadian farmers to participate in and profit from a new nitrogen fertil... More...