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Olds College signed an agreement to collaborate and share research with six other Alberta learning institutions to advance agriculture and food research in the province. (Contributed photo).

Olds College to share agriculture research with other colleges

To support Alberta’s economic recovery, seven of Alberta’s Colleges and Polytechnics have…

 

Students at Olds College will be learning what’s new in agricultural technology at the facility’s Smart Farm. (Photo contributed)

New agricultural technologies explored by students at Olds College

Olds College is launching a new SmartFarm program to help farmers and…

 

(Black Press file photo.)

Olds College to welcome students with developmental disabilities

Students with developmental disabilities will soon be able to study at Olds…

 

Olds College received 10 Angus heifer calves, donated by The Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society. (File photo)

Olds College and TELUS to develop new agriculture technologies

TELUS Agriculture is investing $1 million in the Olds College Smart Farm.…

Olds College received 10 Angus heifer calves, donated by The Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society. (File photo)
Olds College received 10 Angus heifer calves, donated by The Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society. (File photo)

Olds College gets 10 Angus heifer calves

Donated by Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society

Olds College received 10 Angus heifer calves, donated by The Canadian Red Angus Promotion Society. (File photo)
Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. Black Press file photo

Olds College to get field crop development centre

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry providing $10.5 million for barley research

  • Oct 16, 2020
Alberta’s barley breeding program has successfully developed and introduced several varieties used for livestock feed and for the growing craft brewery market. Black Press file photo
The DOT power platform, which connects to tools such as a sprayer and seeder to perform tasks on the farm, will be at Olds College this summer. Photo Credit: Sergei Belski

Olds College gets $5 million to study agriculture technologies

Money going towards college’s Smart Agriculture Applied Research Program

  • Jun 3, 2020
The DOT power platform, which connects to tools such as a sprayer and seeder to perform tasks on the farm, will be at Olds College this summer. Photo Credit: Sergei Belski
Olds College. (Advocate file photo).
Olds College. (Advocate file photo).
New post-diploma ag-tech certificate offered at Olds College

New post-diploma ag-tech certificate offered at Olds College

Olds College will be offering a “dynamic” new post-diploma certificate in Agriculture…

New post-diploma ag-tech certificate offered at Olds College
(Advocate file photo).

AgSmart show will introduce new farm technologies next summer at Olds College

More info on AgSmart is available at Agri-Trade show

(Advocate file photo).
James Benkie is the new dean of program development for agriculture technology at Olds College. (Photo contributed)

Olds College adds new agriculture technology dean

New program under development

  • Aug 27, 2018
James Benkie is the new dean of program development for agriculture technology at Olds College. (Photo contributed)
Olds College president Stuart Cullum. (Contributed photo by Lorelei Hoffarth).

Olds College prepares for the future by opening its Smart Farm

Students will be introduced to ‘next-generation technology’

Olds College president Stuart Cullum. (Contributed photo by Lorelei Hoffarth).
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Olds College offering cannabis production courses

Online courses followed by hands-on experience at local medical marijuana facilities

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
New technologies incorporated into Olds College farm programs
New technologies incorporated into Olds College farm programs
Olds College part of consortium seeking funding

Olds College part of consortium seeking funding

Smart Agri-Food Supercluster aims to remove barriers in agriculture

Olds College part of consortium seeking funding
Red Deer singer leads concert for mental health

Red Deer singer leads concert for mental health

Ryan Langlois’ Voice. Guitar. Song event goes Oct. 11 at Olds College

Red Deer singer leads concert for mental health
Unique equine course starting at Olds College

Unique equine course starting at Olds College

Equine Reproduction Technician certificate program starting next year

Unique equine course starting at Olds College
Olds College’s CFO takes on expanded role

Olds College’s CFO takes on expanded role

Mustansar Nadeem is now also v-p of corporate services.

Olds College’s CFO takes on expanded role
Alex Villeneuve, who grows oyster mushrooms using the waste grain from the Olds College Brewery program, will be one of the exhibitors at the inaugural FutureFarm Canada Expo, which begins Thursday at the college.

Farm expo at Olds College focuses on smart technologies

Event includes wide variety of exhibits, demonstrations, exhibits

Alex Villeneuve, who grows oyster mushrooms using the waste grain from the Olds College Brewery program, will be one of the exhibitors at the inaugural FutureFarm Canada Expo, which begins Thursday at the college.
Olds College president Tom Thompson (contributed photo).

Mountain View County donates $500,000 to Olds College’s new ag institute

A new hands-on program will be named for the county

Olds College president Tom Thompson (contributed photo).