Agricultural Sciences programs have been offered at Lakeland College since 1913. Students take the lead in their education. We offer the following programs in Agricultural Sciences:
Animal Health Technology
Animal Science Technology
Veterinary Medical Assistant
Western Ranch and Cow Horse
For more information on these progams: http://www.lakelandcollege.ca/academics/agricultural-sciences/
or call toll free 1-800-661-6490 ext. 8579 OR 780-853-8579
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District 2 Alberta Jr Rodeo at Lakeland
Last weekend saw the 2nd annual District 2 Alberta Jr Rodeo competition held at Lakeland College. The event featured high school rodeo competitors from all over central Alberta. This year two more events were added (Cutting, Working Cow Horse) making it even bigger. Here are some photo highlights featuring action from the young rodeo stars. Lakeland College thanks all the competitors and their families for a great weekend.
Can't wait to see what the sunrise will look like through the new office windows. Eagle Builders is doing a fantastic job on the new dairy barn!
Second annual Alberta High School Rodeo at Lakeland College
Last year this event drew over 90 high school rodeo competitors from central Alberta to compete here at Lakeland College, and this year we are adding two more events (Cutting, Working Cow Horse) as well as a Jr. High Rodeo making it even bigger. The event is on Friday through to Sunday. Admission is free for anyone to come and support our young rodeo stars. The schedule is as follows: Friday, May 12: 12:00 pm: District 2 Alberta Jr. High Rodeo 7:00 pm: District 2 Alberta High School Rodeo Cutting and Working Cow Horse Events Saturday, May 13: 10:00 am: District 2 Alberta High School Rodeo 7:00 pm: District 2 Alberta High School Rodeo Cutting and Working Cow Horse Events Sunday, May 14: 9:00 am: District 2 Alberta High School Rodeo Feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding this event!
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Lakeland College and the AHT faculty and staff helped to host a CE event on May 9 on the Vermilion Campus. The evening was sponsored by Royal Canin Veterinary diets. Attendees included veterinarians, veterinary technologists and veterinary support staff from Vermilion, Lloydminster, Wainwright and Provost.
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Young Farm Workers – Vermilion 2017 |
Register now for the Young Farmer Safety Day on May 10, 9-3:30pm at Lakeland College. This event is open to ALL high school students and can earn you a high school credit. $40 fee (includes lunch) and free for students registered in the Green Certificate program (paid by Alberta Agriculture). Register now by clicking on the link below or for more info call Deanna Krys at: 780 853 8613
High School Students
Check out these Shannon Burwash Student Awards – deadline to apply is June 1, 2017, at 11:59 pm. The criteria for each of the awards is: Shannon Burwash Award for Encouragement in Equine and Agricultural Studies: • 2 awards available, valued at $1,000 each • Students entering 1st or 2nd year of study at a Canadian post-secondary in any field of study with an emphasis on horses, agriculture, animal health technology, or equine veterinary medicine. More information and online application available here: http://calgaryfoundation.org/grants-awards/student-awards/high-school-students Shannon Burwash Award for Leadership and Excellence in Equine/Agri-Business/Agriculture: More information and online application available here: http://calgaryfoundation.org/grants-awards/student-awards/undergraduate-graduate-students • 1 Award available, valued at $2,500 • Students entering more advanced years of study (3rd year of study or beyond) at a Canadian post-secondary in any field of study with an emphasis on horses, agriculture, animal health technology, or equine veterinary medicine. To apply, students must click on the black “Student Awards| Apply Now” button at the top of the page which will take them to our application system login portal. From there, they can create an account and then apply. The deadline to apply for both awards is June 1, 2017, at 11:59 pm. These awards are very special to Shannon’s friends, family, and colleagues. They honor the very special person she was. More information and Shannon’s biography may be found: https://www.cqha.ca/about/scholarships/shannon-burwash-memorial-scholarship If anyone has any further questions, they can contact us at email@example.com
Still looking for a summer position … check out the Rangeland Ecology & Management research position. The Rangeland Research Institute at the University of Alberta is looking to hire someone from May to August 2017. Possible extension into September. Projects will include: • Assessment of mixed-grass prairie recovery following powerline construction • Studies assessing defoliation and moisture effects on mixed-grass prairie Students enrolled in a post-secondary program in agriculture are eligible to apply. Wages are $2200 to $2700 per month, commensurate with experience. Send your resume with reference, and a cover letter indicating your career interests to: Dr. Edward Bork Mattheis Chair (REM) Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science 410 Agriculture/Forestry Center University of Alberta Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5 Applications can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dairy Learning Centre & Animal Health Clinic | Lakeland College
Lakeland College agricultural sciences students will take the lead with advanced student-managed learning opportunities in a new Dairy Learning Centre and Animal Health Clinic. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2oNuR3X
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How many people have the opportunity to research, write and present a comprehensive business plan by the time they are 21? Well, 45 of our amazing Student Managed Enterprise students did just that and they rocked it! So proud of these students, impressed by their work and enamored by these ideas (below is just a sample of the pitches)! If these students are our future... we are in good hands!
Working Cowboy Cow Horse 2017
The annual Working Cowboy Cow Horse competition was held friday April 21. This annual event is another hands-on experience for students in the western ranch and cow horse program who plan and host the event. Students work with instructors to organize the competition events (Ranch cutting, Ranch roping, Horse/rider/stock dog trial) to find a working cowboy champion. In the evening ranch horse teams competed in sorting and doctoring cattle events.
Young Farm Worker Safety Days |
Young Farmer Safety Day will be held on May 10, 2017, at Lakeland College in Vermilion. Open to ALL high school students (grades 10 to 12): - Can earn 1 high school credit - Alberta Agriculture will pay the fee for any students registered in the Green Certificate program Sessions include: - Utilities on the farm - Shop safety - Fire extinguisher training - Farm machinery safety - Livestock handling - Field crop chemical safety There will be demonstrations and hands-on training with safety experts. Participants will explore safety topics that matter to you, your farm and employers. Please register as soon as possible at http://agricultureforlife.ca/young-farm-worker-safety-workshop/. Cost - $40, lunch included Questions – contact email@example.com