Events & Dates

  • 2021 Virtual Golf Classic Friday, Jul 30, 2021

    Golf Classic - July 830 - August 8, 2021

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Olds College Golf Classic will be held virtually for the second year taking place from Friday, July 30 to Sunday, August 8, 2021. All funds raised through the 2021 Olds College Golf Classic will go towards providing our student-athletes with scholarships, athlete services and training opportunities that give them a competitive edge. 

  • Adopting Autonomous Agriculture Wednesday, Aug 04, 2021
  • Ag Data Science Camp Monday, Aug 09, 2021

    Ag Data Science Camp

    Geared towards high school students interested in pursuing a career in data science or agricultural technology, the Ag Data Science Camp will provide students with experience-driven learning opportunities to develop an interest, as well as confidence, in working with data.

    Over the five days, students will reside in on-campus housing while participating in a series of workshops, exercises and tutorials that are aimed to build familiarity and hands-on competence with the approaches, tools, and analytical techniques relevant to harnessing the power of data on critical issues related to food and agriculture.

  • AgSmart Demonstration and Education Exposition Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021


    During this two-day event, farmers will have an opportunity to interact with cutting-edge high-tech ag players and experience the latest innovations first-hand. The show will feature education workshops, in-field demonstrations and an exhibit fair profiling some of the latest commercialized products that are transforming the Ag industry here in Alberta and throughout the globe.

  • Extraction and Purification for the Cannabis/Hemp Industry Wednesday, Sep 08, 2021

    Students will learn about the processes involved for the extraction of cannabis oil and the process required to produce different qualities of refined and purified oil from cannabis and industrial hemp. This includes processes for industrial drying, milling and different extraction technologies with a focus on supercritical CO2 extraction, technologies for fractionation and purification. The students will also learn basic physicochemical principles governing the extraction and purification processes for a clear understanding of the process sequence and the selection of the technology for extraction. At the end of the course, the students will be able to identify the main steps to produce cannabis oils at different concentrations and identify the main principles operating each of the processes.

    Delivery Method: Online

    Course Dates: September 13 - November 5, 2021

    Tuition: $799 + GST

    Credential: Non-credit 

    Prerequisite: Understanding of the chemistry of cannabis, the main components present in the plant and their basic properties.

    Registration Closes: Monday August 30, 2021