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2021

  • Compost Centre Transition Plan Community Town Hall Posted March 16, 2021

    Land Science Centre

    Residents of Mountain View County and the Town of Olds are invited to attend a virtual community town hall meeting on March 16, 2020 at 7 p.m. to learn more about the transition and longer-term operational plan for the compost centre. To register for the Virtual Town Hall, please fill out this form

  • Cervus Equipment Partners with Olds College Posted March 16, 2021

    Cervus Equipment Partners with Olds College

    Olds College and Cervus Equipment have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the operation of the Smart Farm. The five-year agreement will see Cervus  provide John Deere farm equipment and the labour needed to manage the crop and in-field operation for 380 acres of farmland on the Olds College Smart Farm.

  • Meet the Semi-Finalists for the 2021 UFA Student Pitch Competition Posted March 12, 2021

    UFA 2021 Pitch Competition Semi Finalists

    The semi-finalists for the 2021 UFA Student Pitch Competitio have been selected to virtually pitch their innovative ag idea to a panel of judges from UFA on April 13, 2021. Each student will be given 30 minutes to present their idea to the panel with the winning presentation having the opportunity to receive financial support from UFA to commercialize their idea or product. 

  • TD Bank Group Supports Olds College with $250,000 investment in Autonomous Agriculture Posted March 11, 2021

    TD Bank Group investment in Autonomous Agriculture

    TD Bank Group has committed $250,000 to Olds College in support of autonomous agriculture education and applied research on the Olds College Smart Farm. The funding will support the continuing operation of the DOT Autonomous Platform  and the development of the Autonomous Agriculture Education Series. 

  • Semi-finalists announced for the 2021 UFA Student Pitch Competition Posted March 08, 2021

    2021 Student Pitch Competition

    United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. (“UFA”) is pleased to announce that Olds College students Daniel Stefner, Kenneth Deocampo, Lauren McKamey, Styn Nieuwenhuis and Tristen Norman have been named semi-finalists in the second annual UFA Student Pitch Competition. 

  • The Sixth Annual Olds College International Women’s Day Brew Has Arrived! Posted March 08, 2021

    International Women's Day Student Brew

    This Sundress Has Pockets is a Session New England Pale Ale (NEPA) style brewed by first and second year female students from our Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management Diploma program. 

  • Olds College to host livestreamed event — A Celebration of Alberta Ag Posted March 02, 2021

    Celebration of Alberta Ag

    Streamed live from the Olds College campus, the evening’s program will include an appearance by Alberta born country music star — Corb Lund, as well as showcasing the College’s hands-on program offering and student experience, celebrate industry partners, and as always, help to bring awareness and raise funds for student bursaries.

  • Dr. Joy Agnew in Top 50 most influential people in Canadian Ag Posted February 23, 2021

    Joy Agnew

    Dr. Joy Agnew, Associate Vice-President, Applied Research, Olds College was named in the Top 50 most influential people in Canadian Agriculture by Canadian Western Agribition (CWA).  Dr. Agnew joins several Olds college alumni on the esteemed list of agriculture leaders. 

  • Celebrating #CdnAgDay Posted February 23, 2021

    A robot the can plant seeds, water plants and remove weeds

    At Olds College everything we do supports the innovative evolution of the agricultural industry. From offering full-time programming in agriculture, agriculture technology, horticulture, animal science, land and environment management, food production and trades, Olds College offers high-tech, hands-on education. 

  • Celebrate Black History Month Posted February 01, 2021

    Celebrate Black History

    At Olds College, our goal is to foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among all learners. Together, with our students and staff, we will continue to learn how we can do better and make meaningful changes to ensure Olds College is a safe and welcoming place for all. 

  • Olds College Receives Funding for Gender Equality Training Posted January 25, 2021

    One Size Fits All

    Olds College has developed a customized gender equity initiative to address inequity in leadership development, sport, and physical activity for women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender- diverse individuals at Olds College and the surrounding community.