The public will have a rare opportunity to tour the OH Ranch west of Longview, AB.

Saturday, August 18, the Calgary Stampede is opening up the ranch gates as part of Alberta Open Farm Days.

People will be able to explore the 8,000 acre ranch with ranch tours, history tours, and livestock viewings.

Some highlights will be learning about sustainable ranching practices and a look at the North West Mounted Police cabin and cookhouse.

The over 130 year-old working cattle ranch was gifted to the Calgary Stampede by Bill Siebens in 2012.

To find more Alberta Open Farm Days events near you, visit albertafarmdays.ca

 

Send your news tips, story ideas and comments to [email protected]

More Ag News

Agriflash Headlines for August 13

Twitter Diplomacy Not Good For Local Producers Foothills MP and Associate Agriculture Critic, John Barlow, says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter…

Beef Industry Worried New Food Guide Will Mislead Canadians

With the revised Canada's Food Guide set to be released at the end of the year, the beef industry is still advocating for changes. Manager of Public and Stakeholder Engagement with the Canadian…

Saskatchewan Ag Minister Stepping Down

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has announced plans to step away from the agriculture portfolio as he battles colorectal cancer. This is the second time in four years that he has been…

USDA Releases August WASDE Report

The USDA released its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on Friday. The report forecast record corn (178.4 bushels per acre) and soybean (51.6) yields for the U.S.…

Agriflash Headlines for August 10

Keeping an Eye on Livestock in this Hot Weather With scorching temperatures in the forecast, producers are reminded to look for signs of heat stress in their livestock. Extension Coordinator with…

Agriflash Headlines for August 9

Saudi Arabia Closes Borders to Canadian Wheat and Barley Saudi Arabia has stopped all imports of Canadian wheat and barley. This is a result of a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Canada…

Keeping Livestock Cool in this Week's Scorching Temperatures

With scorching temperatures in the forecast, producers are reminded to look for signs of heat stress in their livestock. Extension Coordinator with Alberta Farm Animal Care, Melissa Moggy, says this…

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login