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AUG
20
Congrats_winners

2018 Farmstead Beautification Winners

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On August 17, 2018, Lamont County Agricultural Service Board held its annual Farmstead Beautification Awards. The award recipients and County representatives toured around Lamont County visiting the yards of residents who have put in a lot of time and hard work into their attractive yards. Lamont County would like to recognize the following recipients for their hard work and dedication: Division 1: Don Turchin & Susan Grainger Division 2: Nick & Natalie Kowerchuk Division 3:... More...
AUG
02
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Have Your Say! Health Canada Proposal to Cancel Strychnine

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Strychnine was recently re-evaluated as part of Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) Re-Evaluation Program. Health Canada is proposing to cancel the registration of Maxim 2% Liquid Concentrate due to environmental concerns identified during the review. Health Canada must consult with Canadians prior to cancelling this registration. The consultation is currently open for comment from June 29, 2018 to September 27, 2018. Strychnine is a valuable tool for many producers in the ... More...
JUL
19
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Register Now for the Lamont County Weed School!

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Lamont County ASB is hosting a Weed School on July 25, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, in the Red Barn! Come out and learn about the Noxious and Prohibited Noxious weeds in the county, and control options. To register contact the Agriculture Services Department at (780) 895-2585. More...
MAY
23
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Landowner Soil Erosion Responsibility

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ATTENTION LANDOWNERS: The Alberta Soil Conservation Act states: 3. Every landholder shall, in respect of the landholder’s land, take appropriate measures a) to prevent soil loss or deterioration from taking place, or b) if soil loss or deterioration is taking place, to stop the loss or deterioration from continuing. 1998 cS-19 s3 Therefore, it is every landowner’s and/or land occupier’s duty and responsibility to protect the land from any type of deterioration... More...
FEB
23
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Water Management and Rights on Private Land Workshop

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Lamont County and Beaver County Agricultural Service Departments are co-hosting a Water Management & Rights on Private Land Workshop! Thursday March 15, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. Moscow Hall, Mundare AB (515080 RR 163) Speakers: Kathryn Stacey, CET – Senior Water Administration Officer, Water Authorizations, Alberta Environment and Parks – “Water Act 101” Matthew Wilson, M.Sc, P.Biol – Provincial Wetland Mitigation Specialist, Alberta Environmen... More...
FEB
06
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Clubroot Of Canola Workshop

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Lamont County Agricultural Services Department is pleased to present a Clubroot of Canola Workshop! Monday, February 26, 6-9 p.m. St. Michael Hall Speakers: Dan Orchard – Agronomy Specialist, Central Alberta North, Canola Council of Canada – “Slowing the Spread of Clubroot” Caution Clearing Snow from Driveways! Tanya Warren – Integrated Pest Management Extension Specialist, Policy & Regulatory Affairs Section, Alberta Agriculture & ... More...
JAN
03
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Cattle Herd Health & Nutrition Workshop

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Lamont County ASB is please to present its Cattle Herd Health & Nutrition workshop! Thursday, January 25, 2018 St. Michael Hall 6:30-8:30 p.m. Speakers: Dr. Lacey Fowler, D.V.M. Viking Veterinary Clinic, will present on overall Health and Vaccinations Barry Yaremcio, Beef and Forage Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, will be present on forage quality, cow condition, nutrition, and vitamin supplementation. Please RSVP by Monday, January 22, 2018 to bon... More...
OCT
25
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Livestock Emergency Management Plan Public Engagement Workshop

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At 5:30 p.m. on November 23, 2017, at St. Michael Hall, join the Lamont County Agricultural Services and Emergency Services departments to learn and discuss the Livestock Emergency Management Plan! The plan will complement the existing Municipal Emergency Management Plan. Strategies will also be discussed on emergency preparation for your farm and agricultural operation. Light supper will be provided! Speakers: David Zayonce - Regional Fire Chief, Lamont County Brad Andrews... More...
OCT
11
Clubroot

2017 Clubroot Survey Map & Updated Policy

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 At the October 3, 2017, Agricultural Services Board meeting, the Agricultural Services department presented the Board with the results of the 2017 clubroot survey. The map below pictures all locations surveyed, as positive or negative for clubroot. Please be aware that if you live in an area that has been tested as negative, or if you yourself have been tested as negative for clubroot, you are NOT guaranteed to be free of clubroot. It is imperative that you continue to practice clubroot... More...
AUG
16
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2017 ASB Farmstead Beautification Winners

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On August 11, 2017, Lamont County Agricultural Service Board held its annual Farmstead Beautification Awards. The award recipients and County representatives toured around Lamont County visiting the yards of residents who have put in a lot of time and hard work into their attractive yards. Lamont County would like to recognize the following recipients for their hard work and dedication: Division 1: Elton & Mandy Chmilar Division 2: Eddie & Joan Nowicki Division 3:... More...
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