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27 October 2017

FREE Horticultural Webinars

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FREE Horticultural Webinars

Here's a horticulturalist's dream! A slew of informative and FREE Webinars! Check out this link for a full listing of the webinars and registration info.

OR click the links below to register: 

Oct 30, 2017 – Dr. Bridget Behe (Michigan State U), Eye-tracking Technology & Garden Centre Marketing

Nov 20, 2017 – Ron Valentin (Bioline AgroSciences), Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit & Vegetable Crops

Dec 18, 2017 – Dr. Kate Congreves (U of Saskatchewan), Soil Fertility & Soil Health

Jan 15, 2018 – Eric Doef (Doef’s Greenhouses), Challenges and Successes of Larger-scale Greenhouses in Alberta

Jan 29, 2018 – Dawn Boileau (Sunrise Organic Gardens), Season Extension = Sustainable Farm

Feb 12, 2018 – Chris Blanchard (Purple Pitchfork / “Farmer to Farmer” podcast), Nuts and Bolts of Running a Market Garden

Mar 12, 2018 – Graeme Murphy (bioLogical Control Solutions), Crunching the Numbers on Biocontrols in Bedding Plant Production

Webinars will be held on the respective Monday at 1:30pm, running approximately 1 hour. All webinars will be recorded for later (or repeated) viewing.

28 March 2017

YCFD TRAINING LESSON PLAN WILDLAND REVIEW

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YCFD TRAINING LESSON PLAN WILDLAND REVIEW

YCFD is doing some joint training with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry wildfire training. This training is part of the mutual aid agreement between Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and Yellowhead County.

04 April 2017

Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

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Burning Un-Harvested Crops: what to consider

Crop removal not possible? Burning may be your last resort to remove crop residues prior to seeding. Important tips and information related to crop burning. Burning permits, from YCFD or AB Forestry, are required.

11 May 2017

Changes to Provincial Funding Affect County Preschools

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Changes to Provincial Funding Affect County Preschools

Changes to Provincial Funding Rules Result in Preschool Funding Gap, And New County Parent-Link Position to be Hired Through Yellowhead County FCSS.

21 August 2014

Firefighters and ISU Specialists - Join Today!

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Firefighters and ISU Specialists - Join Today!

Yellowhead County Fire Department proudly protects 10,465 people. Our department is a public department whose members are paid volunteers. Submit your application to your nearest local fire station. Application forms and more information here...

06 June 2014

Edson and Area Events Website

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Edson and Area Events Website

A new user-friendly interactive calendar (www.edsonandareaevents.com) that provides a central hub of information for the many wonderful events in Edson and the surrounding area in Yellowhead County! Please submit your events to have them listed.

 

21 February 2017

Get Certified Child Car Seat Safety Info

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Get Certified Child Car Seat Safety Info

Proper child seat set-up is often improperly done. Having a certified technician helping to ensure you have your child’s seat installed properly in your vehicle may be that one important factor that could save your child’s life. Find out more here.

05 July 2016

Gregg Lake Subdivision Water Well Notification

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Gregg Lake Subdivision Water Well Notification

Alberta Health Services: Gregg Lake subdivision residents should not use the well for drinking or other consumption purposes such as dishwashing, food preparation, hygiene and other domestic usage where water must be potable.

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EDSON OFFICE (MAIN)

2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066

WILDWOOD OFFICE

53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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