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Now Accepting Applications- January Intake of Applied Sustainable Ranching

 

On January 22 the third cohort of the Applied Sustainable Ranching program is set to start.  The Thompson Rivers University Admissions Office at the Williams Lake Campus is now accepting applications for the program. For further information about the program, contact Program Director, Gillian Watt at: 250 319 2367

You can find program information here: TRU

There are many entrance awards available for students beginning their courses.

Two significant awards available are the Bill Freding Memorial Award and the Cariboo GM Chevrolet 4-H Award. Information about these awards can be found on our awards page.

Further information is available about the TRU Grit awards and the TRU General awards.

Apply now to reserve your spot.

Opportunity at the Grant Ranch – Val Marie Saskatchewan

Opportunity at the Grant Ranch

The Grant Ranch, located in south west Saskatchewan at Val Marie is looking for a person with a passion for grass and cattle to fill a herdsman position that they have open.

The ideal person would be able to evolve into a decision making role in managing our 1200 cows, 1500 grassers, 30,000ac grazing land.

Find out more about the Grant Ranch at: grantranch.ca

If you or a person you know would be interested and qualified for this position, feel free contact the Grant family, Lynn or Sherri at: grantranch@sasktel.net or contact them at 306 298-2268

http://grantranch.ca/

Meet The Hosts- Spray Creek Ranch

Meet Tristan & Aubyn Banwell from Spray Creek Ranch- Our Newest Hosts!

 

Spray Creek Ranch is a small cow-calf operation near Lillooet. They have 50 cows currently on 260 acres and around 100 acres under gravity irrigation, along with a range tenure currently in non-use. Spray Creek practice management-intensive rotational grazing and are working on implementing tools from holistic management for goal-setting with business partners, who own the property.  They also raise pigs, laying hens and meat chickens on pasture.  They have a Class D slaughter facility on the farm, and are working toward becoming a Class A inspected slaughter facility with cut & wrap.

Spray Creek Ranch has several options for seasonal and year-round housing, including a renovated motorhome, a studio currently under renovation, and three extra bedrooms in the main house.

More about Tristan and Aubyn here.

Website: https://spraycreek.ca/

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/spraycreek

Now Accepting Applications for ASUR 1040 Applied Skills and Diversification

Starting August 1, 2017

Applications are being accepted for the Applied Sustainable Ranching Program 1040 Applied Skills and Diversification.

This is a great opportunity to start off the program and have the opportunity to see the broad enterprises that ranches and farms in the region are using for their diversification strategies.  For more information see the Thompson Rivers University Ranching Program info.

This program qualifies for student loans and there are also quite a few student awards available. To apply for the TRU Grit awards see our blog post and apply today!