TOUR DAY AGENDA
MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY & RED DEER COUNTY FARMS
8:00 am Load buses behind the Alumni Centre, Olds College Campus
8:15 am Buses will depart for delegate and partner FARM tours throughout MVC and RDC.
5:00 pm Buses will return to Olds College campus
ANTLER VALLEY FARM
Amoung one of the few farms that, to this day, are operating on the original homestead, in the same family name, and the same type of farming operation. Currently growing wheat, barley and canola in a zero-till operation. Technology is a significant part of the operation from seeding in the spring with GPS to control and the virtual elimination of all over-lap in the field passes.
Blue grass SOD
Ever wonder where those beautiful greens on the premium golf courses comes from? It's the dedication to high quality and premium grade that Blue Grass offers. From a small family business, Blue Grass has grown into one of Alberta's largest tree and sod producers. Providing everything needed for landscaping that perfect outdoor oasis in Calgary and Southern Alberta. Explore and learn about their methods of growing premium grade turf used for residential lawn, commercial and golf courses, specimen trees such as evergreens, fruiting trees, shade trees and more, hardy shrubs, and other garden essentials.
Bystrom Farms have been growing hemp on their farm near Sylvan Lake AB for the past three years primarily for food grade seed. Join the tour to learn about this interesting new market opportunity for the agriculture industry.
Part of the Innisfail Growers, Beck Farms have been crafting the art of growing carrots for over 25 years. Shelley & Rod Bradshaw along with their 2 sons are committed to growing and packing only the highest quality products which now include, Cole crops, Beets, Dill, Parsnips, Peppers and Preserves.