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Olds College of Agriculture & Technology is #4 in Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges.

The continued growth of the Smart Agriculture Ecosystem and applied research activities on the Olds College Smart Farm launched the College into the top five this year. 

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Leading the Way in Farming

A New Way of Farming

Our data-rich, four-year Bachelor of Digital Agriculture degree and related Agriculture Technology programs give graduates the skills to transform agriculture for a better world.

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Rural Veterinary Needs

Our new Animal Health Education Centre trains the next generation of veterinarian support teams needed to fill a province-wide shortage, particularly in rural Alberta.

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Equine Excellence

Our $9 million Equine Centre of Innovation includes two riding areas, livestock labs, a multifaceted equine reproduction centre and a boarding centre.

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Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Impact of Industry Partnerships on Work-Integrated Learning
Agriculture, Partnerships, Programs, Student Success

Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Impact of Industry Partnerships on Work-Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning bridges academia and industry, empowering students with real-world experience. Olds College cultivates partnerships, providing students with practical skills and industry with talented individuals. Students gain valuable experience and competitive advantage, exemplified by Connor Dawson's training at Hebert Grain Ventures. Collaboration between academia and industry shapes the future of agriculture, equipping students for success.

Trades Students Service Rotary Los Amigos Project

Trades Students Service Rotary Los Amigos Project

In preparation for a long journey to Mexico through the Alberta Rotary Club Los Amigos Project, two frosty fire trucks were serviced by students in the Heavy Equipment Technician Diploma program at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology.

Mar 20
4:30 PM

Sheep Research Showcase

Come join us on March 20, 2024 for this free event to interact with experts and research teams by signing up below. We will showcase emerging technologies and management practices to support sheep producers.

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Welcome to Olds, Alberta!

Experience the perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities, all within reach of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains and thriving urban centers. With more than 9,500 residents, Olds is a major agribusiness hub as well as a base for oilfield service and light industrial manufacturers.

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Advancing Canada’s Agriculture Industry

The Olds College Smart Ag Ecosystem is accelerating the progress and innovation needed to grow Canada’s ag industry — and the Olds College Smart Farm is at the heart of it all.

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Land Acknowledgement

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations. The area is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

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