Thursday , 29 October 2020

Tag Archives: agriculture

New Lloyd Exh Foundation presents fundraising opportunities

“Donations will be used to help the Lloyd Exh continue to be a pillar in our community for future generations” The Lloydminster Agricultural Exhibition Association has announced the launch of the Lloyd Exh Foundation. It is a new financial model that will help bring more revenue into the organization and help solidify the Exh’s legacy. GM Janelle Saskiw said the …

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Lloyd Exh to receive financial boost from 42nd Annual Stockade Round-Up

Lloyd expects to hold the only livestock exhibition in Western Canada this fall. The Lloyd Exh is set to acquire some much needed financial relief from this year’s 42nd Annual Stockade Round-Up. The event comes at a time where the Lloyd Exh has been facing financial challenges that have put the future of the agriculture centre in doubt. Agriculture Manager, Sydney …

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Wilton farmer shares experience facing abnormal farming season

One of Wilton’s local farmers is sharing his experience of being out in the field and preparing for harvest this year. Devon Walker, local agricultural producer in Wilton, said his farm had to adapt to the new regulations of COVID-19 while facing inconsistent amounts of rain this season. Walker oversees nearly 2,800 acres of land and has been working in …

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Vermilion-area farmers go to drone school

Drones are becoming increasingly common in the agriculture world. Local farmers participated in an Ag Drone School in Vermilion this week. Aside from learning how to fly them, LandView Drones president, Markus Weber, covered how using drones can apply to farming operations or various job opportunities. These drones are capable of doing mapping topography, quantification of damage (from hail, etc.), …

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Alberta funding to boost student environment

Lakeland College’s WHT Mead Animal Science Centre will be renovated after receiving funds from the Alberta Government. Yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney announced $17.3 million in funding for Lakeland College to go towards the Vermilion campus facility. “This incredible investment will allow us to expand our facility to accommodate new programs,” said Lakeland College President and CEO, Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart. “We …

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