10TH SILVER HILLS RANCH BIODIVERSITY TOUR AND SOCIAL
“The Coyote calls your name”, field day and social
Friday, September 28th, 2018
TRU GRIT ENTRANCE AWARDS 2018
TRU Grit Entrance Awards: Application Deadline July 31, 2018. TRU Grit has awards available of $2000 for full-time students and $1000 for part time students. See the application here Apply to TRU GRIT
To be eligible for the TRU Grit Entrance Award, applicants must:
The awards will be applied as a tuition reduction of $1,000 at the start of classes in the Fall 2018 semester. The remaining $1,000 will be applied as a tuition reduction for the Winter 2019 semester.
Opportunity: Provost Alberta
Wanted: Employee for cow-calf operation. We are looking for a half-year full-time employee at our home quarter between Provost, Alberta and Unity, Saskatchewan. We value environmental and sustainable ideas, are doing 100% grass-fed beef.
This is a salaried position on organic ranch near Provost, Alberta, winter feeding and calving Nov.15-May 15, generally half-year full-time. No accommodation but mobile home on serviced lot rent-free OK. Piggybacking OK (we’re totally OK with someone wanting to get into the industry piggybacking off our operation). $12,000-$16,000/year depending experience with performance bonus. Email: email@example.com.
See more here: http://youngagrarians.org/ranch-job-sp-cattle-company/
Save the Date!
On September 29 the Ranching Program is hosting a Beef & Beer event. Tickets will be on sale soon. Check back with us.
Notice to Producers,
You are Invited- May 1: Meeting of steering committee and interested parties
A preliminary steering committee has been put together for this proposal. A funding application have been submitted. We have begun collecting a list of interested parties.
We have set a meeting time on May 1 from 4-7 pm at TRU in Williams Lake. The room number will be posted at the entrance to TRU. We will have the Dean of Science from TRU, Tom Dickinson attending via web conferencing.
Please attend if you can. If you know others that should attend please let me know and pass this information on to them.
I am attaching a one page summary of the proposed Centre of Excellence.
I am looking forward to seeing you all.
Out agenda will include:
Please advise if you are attending by return email to David : firstname.lastname@example.org
David Zirnhelt/Acting Chair Steering Committee CoE
Check out our students Natalie & Sam Ballan and TJ Walkem of 60 Ranch in the latest Bridges publication.
Join us for the Soft Adventure & Agri-Tourism course!
Details here: TRUWL_ASR2040_SoftAdventure+AgriTourism
Managing Flock Health Through the Life-cycle
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 10-12
Local vet Stefanie Krumsiek will be speaking on “Managing Flock Health Through the Life-cycle”. Cost is $40. If you want to attend via webinar- you can! Contact Program Director Gillian Watt to sign up: 250-319-23677
Everyone is welcome!
We will be hosting a Holistic Management Seminar on January 23 with Kelly Sidoryk at the Thompson Rivers University Williams Lake Campus.