Agriculture News

MEDIA RELEASE: Greenview’s Agricultural Challenges and Advocacy Efforts

2024-02-22T17:41:20-07:00February 22nd, 2024|Public Notices, Agricultural Services, Media Releases, Agriculture News, Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements|

MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2024

Greenview’s Agricultural Challenges and Advocacy Efforts

Municipal District of Greenview, Alberta – Greenview’s Agricultural Service Board and Council recognizes the importance of actively engaging in advocacy on behalf of Greenview’s Agricultural producers to ensure the long-term viability and prosperity of its […]

Recognizing and supporting beneficial insects in horticulture

2024-02-13T13:47:28-07:00February 13th, 2024|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Agricultural Services, Agriculture News|

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Speaker: Ken Fry

Topic: Recognizing and supporting beneficial insects in horticulture

In this session, we will explore the world of beneficial insects and how we can support their actions to benefit our horticulture operations. These beneficial insects function in pollination, pest management, and […]

2024 Greenview Shelterbelt Tree Program

2024-02-21T13:27:59-07:00February 7th, 2024|Agriculture News, Homepage News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Agricultural Services|

Greenview’s Agricultural Services Department is excited to announce the return of the Shelterbelt Tree Program!

This year, we are offering a wide variety of trees, including native and non-native species, which are fruit-bearing, flowering, landscape and ornamental species.

Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis until we are sold out […]

Agricultural Services Rental Equipment Program Update

2024-01-24T13:12:10-07:00January 24th, 2024|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Agricultural Services, Agriculture News|

Rental Equipment Fees

As part of the Schedule of Fees update, changes were made to the Agricultural Services Rental Equipment program that affects rates for the municipal rental program. Renters will be charged on a per-day basis regardless if the equipment was used or not, and weekends will be charged at […]

Grasshopper – Best Management Practices

2023-06-13T11:20:44-06:00June 13th, 2023|Agricultural Services, Agriculture News|

Grasshoppers are a pest of cultivated crops and rangeland in the world’s semi-arid regions, and grasshopper numbers are being reported as high in Greenview this spring.

Although most grasshopper damage happens to cereal grains, other crops can be seriously affected. In a more diversified agricultural landscape where cereal crops are often […]

2023 Scentless Chamomile Picking Program

2023-05-24T09:11:28-06:00May 24th, 2023|Agriculture News, Public Notices, Agricultural Services|

Non-Profit groups in the Hamlet of Grande Cache and surrounding Co-ops and Enterprises are eligible for an incentive ($/bag) for the hand pulling of scentless chamomile (Tripleurospermum perforatum) plants.

Bags will be provided and dropped off at the MD of Greenview Grande Cache Agricultural Services/Beautification Office, located at 10310 -97th Street […]

Rental Program – Herbicide Application Equipment

2023-05-03T09:52:12-06:00May 3rd, 2023|Agricultural Services, Agriculture News, Uncategorized, News & Announcements|

Greenview recognizes that some producers may not have appropriate herbicide application equipment available to them. Rental Equipment is made available for Ratepayers within the Municipal District of Greenview’s boundaries.

The Agricultural Service Department has a robust rental fleet which includes a number of different herbicide application equipment available […]

Sprayer Calibration and Programs – Rescheduled for June 27 & 28, 2023

2023-05-30T13:52:26-06:00April 27th, 2023|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Agricultural Services, Agriculture News|

Sprayer Calibration and ProgramsRescheduled June 27 & 28, 2023

Cost: Free, no registration required
Date: June 27, 2023 (Grovedale Community Hall), June 28, 2023 (Valleyview – Greenview’s Agricultural Services Building 3602-45 Street)
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Join Greenview Agricultural Services for an evening all about the application of chemical sprays […]

2023 Greenview Farm Family Award Nominations – Now Being Accepted

2023-03-02T15:51:53-07:00March 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized, News & Announcements, Agricultural Services, Agriculture News, Homepage News|

Farm Family Award nominations are now OPEN! Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2023, at 4:30 pm. Late applications will not be considered.

The objective of the Farm Family Awards is to recognize outstanding farm families in an area north of Township 34. The Farm Family Awards honour those who […]

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