Agriculture Communications

Agricultural Communications Committee

Camrose County Agricultural Wall of Honor and Century Farm Award Applications

The Camrose County Agricultural Communications Committee is seeking nominations for 2018 Wall of Honor Inductees and Century Farm Award Applications

Wall of Honor Nominations:

This honor recognizes contributions to Agriculture by individuals in farming and ranching, agri-buisness or in extension and research work. Candidates for the Agriculture Wall of Honor should have demonstrated leadership in farm, rural and community organizations at the district, county or provincial level. Selections for the Camrose County Agricultural Wall of Honor are considered based on the person’s contribution to the betterment of agriculture and the improvement of rural quality of life within Camrose County.

Century Farm Award Applications:

Keeping the family farm or ranch from generation to generation and actively farming is an impressive achievement. Camrose County recognizes these long-standing farms during our Century Farm Awards.

Eligibility requirements:

·        At the time of application, the land has been continuously owned, farmed or ranched by your family for a minimum of 100 years.

·        Provide clear proof of ownership (land titles). You may currently be renting out your land.

·        You are eligible if you have received the Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award.

Eligible applicants will be presented a commemorative sign to hang at their farm gate or on a building celebrating the achievement.

 

Wall of Honor Nomination Form 2018                                             Century Farm Award Application Form 2018

Completed forms may be emailed or dropped off at the Agricultural Services office (4728 41 St - Camrose, AB T4V 0Z6)

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018.

The Camrose County Agricultural Awards Banquet is scheduled for April 7, 2018 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm at the Rosalind Community Hall. Limited tickets will be available in early March.

 

County Beautification Award Winners 2017:

Mature Yard   Vegetable Garden
1st - Erica Schultz   1st. Yvonne Kelm
2nd - Yvonne Kelm    
3rd - George & Myrna Gibson    
 
     
 

 

The 2016 Agricultural Awards Banquet was held on Saturday April 9th, 2016 at the Hay Lakes Agri-Plex. 

During the banquet the following Agricultural Wall of Honor Inductees were recognized:  Nan Shute, Glenn Freisen, and Dave Solverson. 

Century Farm Awards were presented to the following Family Farms:  Campbell, Noden, Prichard, Schielke, and Stuve.

 

Meetings Information

The Agricultural Communications Committee for Camrose County is pleased to provide a listing of Local Food Producers within Camrose County. To be included in the listing, please contact the ASB office @ 780-672-4765.

Camrose County Local Food Producers

Agricultural Wall of Honor

This honor recognizes the contributions to Agriculture by individual producers, individuals in agri-business, or individuals in extension and research work.  Candidates for the Agriculture Wall of Honor should have demonstrated leadership in farm, rural and community organizations at the district, county or provincial level.  Selections for the Camrose Agricultural Wall of Honor are considered on the basis of a person's outstanding contribution to agricultural development and the quality of rural life within the perimeter of Camrose County. Previous inductees can be found at here.  Nomination forms can be found here or by contacting the Agricultural Services Office by phone (780) 672-4765, or email ASB@county.camrose.ab.ca.  

Scholarships

Century Farm Award

Keeping the family farm or ranch from generation to generation and actively farming is an impressive achievement. Camrose County recognizes these long standing farms during our Century Farm Awards. Eligibility requirements; at the time of application the land has been continuously owned and farmed or ranched by your family for a minimum of 100 years, provide clear proof of kinship between your family and founder of the farm or ranch,  proof of ownership (land title). Eligible applicants will be awarded a sign to be hung at the gate or on a building commemorating the achievement. Previous Century Farm Award recipients can be found at here.  Nomination and Application forms can be found at here or by contacting the Agricultural Services Office by phone (780) 672-4765, or email ASB@county.camrose.ab.ca