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Mar 04
CANCELLED - Municipal Planning Commission Meeting
Online via Zoom Meeting
Thursday 09:00 am

Mountain View County Municipal Planning Commission meeting  scheduled for Thursday, March 4, 2020 starting at 9 am HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

For agenda and more information please visit out committees webpage:

Mar 04
Farm Transition Webinar - With Merle Good, Farm Tax Specialist
Online Event
Thursday 07:00 pm

Farm Business Succession Planning - Simplifying a Complex Puzzle: In order to complete a puzzle, you need to have the right pieces in the right place at the right time. If not, you will become frustrated and quit. Sounds familiar. To tackle this family farm succession puzzle, this seminar will focus on NOT describing the challenges but actually SOLVING them. Strategies and options will be presented to provide clarity of operating ownership, to create tax free retirement income and address the elephant in the room; being explosive land values. 

Join Merle Good, Farm Tax Specialist on Thursday, March 4, 2021 for this informative webinar.

To register visit: www.rockyview.ca/agricultural-events, or call 403-333-6943, or email Sarah.Schumacher@wheatlandcounty.ca

Mar 04
Rural Dugout Webinar Series
Online via Zoom Meeting
Thursday 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

Rural Dugouts: A Two-Part Webinar Series 

Learn about best practices for building and maintaining a dependable dugout in this two-part webinar series. 

Dates: Thursdays, March 4 and March 11, 2021; 7 pm - 8:30 pm both evenings. 

Location: online via Zoom 

Register: online here

 *Following registration you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the meeting. 

This webinar series will be presented by Shawn Elgert, Agricultural Water Engineer with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. 

Topics will include:

  • Planning considerations: regulatory issues, size, location, water supply
  • Dugout design: soil texture, side slopes, inlet structures, sedimentation
  • Construction: pre-construction testing, liners, excavating equipment, hiring a contractor
  • Dugout operation & protection: intake systems, pumps, off source livestock watering systems
  • Water quality issues & treatment solutions: algal blooms, chemical pollutants, livestock run-off, preventative and reactionary measures
  • Dugouts for stocking fish: water source testing, ideal water quality, sizing, aeration, predators 

If you require assistance in registering please contact Jessica at %20conservationag@westcentralforage.com or call 780-621-8670.