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Olds College of Agriculture & Technology offers high-tech, hands-on learning & research to solve real issues in farming, food, and land.

Advance new technologies and solutions.

Together, we will feed a growing population, reduce agriculture's environmental footprint, & enhance the agricultural and agri-food industries in Canada and around the world.

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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Find your right career fit.

With over fifty Apprenticeship, Certificate, Degree and Diploma programs to meet your specific interests and needs, explore our many areas of interest.

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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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News & Events

Celebrating Another Successful AgSmart
Agriculture, Agriculture Technology, Research, Smart Farm

Celebrating Another Successful AgSmart

On August 1 & 2, 2023, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology welcomed more than 3,100 people for its fourth in-person AgSmart event. This two-day educational expo focused on agriculture technology and data across the sector — how to gather it and how to use it to enhance productivity and profits.

Introducing New Board Members with the Fall Term Start

Introducing New Board Members with the Fall Term Start

As we embark on the Fall 2023 term at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, we extend a warm welcome to not only new students joining our campus community but also esteemed individuals who have joined as new members of our Board of Governors.

2023 Hall of Fame & Merit Award Winners Inducted

2023 Hall of Fame & Merit Award Winners Inducted

On August 2, 2023 at AgSmart an Induction Ceremony was held to celebrate the 2023 Hall of Fame and Hall of Merit award winners. The ceremony was held in the hosting tent at AgSmart with over 50 friends, family, and fellow alumni of the...

Sep 28
9:00 AM

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Olds College will be closed on Monday, October 2, 2023 in honor of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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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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