Whitecourt District Agricultural Society Blog

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Here you will be able to find out what is going on at the society every week or so.

October 9th, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Where did summer go?  We had a wet summer but the farmers are working hard to get their crops harvested. This week's report from the Alberta government shows the result of a wet summer and an early frost.  Click here to see Alberta Crop Report   The wet summer proved trying for the society's Gymkhana…

July 24,2019

Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

It's hard to believe that we are already a month into summer and that the farmers are already bringing in their first harvest of hay.  The society has been very busy this summer with the first mudbog of the season, rodeo and a few horse events already under it's belt. The hall has been busy with wedding…

April 12,2019

Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2019

It's been busy at the Whitecourt District Agricultural Society. The annual convention held in Edmonton by the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies was attended by 8 delegates who were able to bring lots of information and knowledge back to the society. The rodeo committee is well underway to…

December 10, 2018

Posted on Monday, December 10th, 2018

We are only 2 weeks away from Christmas festivities and lots has happened since our last blog here at the Whitecourt District Agricultural Society.   On November 19th the Annual General Meeting was held. The current positions are now held by: President: Malcolm Heaven Vice President: Phoebe Repas Treasurer:…

November 14, 2018

Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

It's been a busy month for the Whitecourt District Agricultural Society. The 10th Annual Westward Christmas Market kicked off on November 3rd and had over 70 tables filled with fantastic items from local vendors. By the time it had ended on November 4th, the market had raised $2273.80 for the food bank,…

October 17,2018

Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

This autumn has created havoc for farmers with the early snowfalls we have experienced. The County of Lac St. Anne has declared an Agricultural State of Disaster. Read More Here  Our thoughts are with farmers across Alberta with the challenges they are facing. Shop local and purchase from your local…

August 22,2018

Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 (1 Comment)

You may have noticed a few new additions to the grounds over the last week. We have some new bins that have arrived for waste and recycling. Four of the bins have been set up already. You will notice two new ones by the playground and the other two by the indoor riding arena. The remaining two will…

July 12,2018

Posted on Thursday, July 12th, 2018

We hope that you are all enjoying your summer so far. Here at the Ag Society we have had a busy season so far. We have already had our rodeo and two mud bogs here on the grounds and they all met with great success. We are thankful for sponsors, attendees and volunteers, as without you, we wouldn't have…

May 16,2018

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

The General Meeting was held on May 14th at 7 PM with 13 people in attendance.  Reports from the treasurer and committees were presented, as well as, an update from the president on what has been happening on the premises and what was coming up. This was a great forum for members to voice their concerns…

April 23, 2018

Posted on Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Last week Volunteer Week was celebrated all over the province. Everywhere you went, you could see tributes and hear accolades of outstanding citizens. What would a community be without it's volunteers? Ralph Ament arrived in the office today commending the last two renters to the indoor arena. (Last…