Flagstaff County: The Podcast

Flagstaff County: The Podcast

Known as the "Community of communities," Flagstaff County consists of 10 rural communities in east central Alberta. Together, these communities create a region that boasts an affordable cost of living, plenty of year-round recreational opportunities, friendly steering-wheel-hand-waving folk and a quiet rural lifestyle.

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October 14, 2021 18 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook talks to Linda Hunt, project coordinator with a new initiative called the Alberta Farm Mental Health Network. The initiative aims to connect farmers with the mental health supports they need.

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Brittany MacMillan of BAM Fitness shares some winter fitness tips with Flagstaff County Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna.

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September 30, 2021 66 min

Retired Royal Canadian Air Force pilot Jim Gillespie – born and raised in Daysland – shares a few exploits from his illustrious 33-year military career with Flagstaff County Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna. Now 84, Gillespie lives in Camrose with his wife.

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August 26, 2021 20 min

Flagstaff County Economic Development Officer Kristy Jackson tells Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna about all of the EcDev Team's innovative and ongoing initiatives.

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August 6, 2021 10 min

Lyssa Mossestad and Karli Grove, organizers with the Gathering of the Clans Highland Festival, fill Flagstaff County Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna in on the plans for the annual event to be held this year on Saturday, August 21.

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July 29, 2021 28 min

Considering placing a conservation easement on your land? Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook and Guy Greenaway, of Corvus Conservation, talk about the options available to landowners and what to keep in mind.

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July 15, 2021 21 min

Former Flagstaff County Councillor Charlotte Curtis is compiling obituaries, birth notices and wedding and anniversary announcements, along with funeral cards and wedding invitations, into binders for a historical collection and backing it all up with an online database. She tells Flagstaff County Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna all about this exhaustive project that encompasses the entire Flagstaff Region.?

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July 7, 2021 24 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook and Shari Clare, director and senior biologist with Fiera Biological, explore the drawbacks of draining wetlands in agricultural fields.

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Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook talks Ag Service Boards with the province's ASB Program Manager Doug Macaulay, then discusses the Agricultural Pests Act and Weed Control Act with Gayah Sieusahai, pest regulatory officer with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development.

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June 24, 2021 41 min

Cereal leaf diseases is the topic of discussion between Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook and Kelly Turkington, a research scientist in plant pathology with AAFC (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) in Lacombe.

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June 10, 2021 37 min

Flagstaff County Assistant CAO Brent Hoyland shares with Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna information he has dug up regarding three historical wonders: the Manitou Stone, the Viking Ribstones and the Hardisty Bison Pound.

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June 3, 2021 25 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook chats with Dr. Joy Agnew, associate vice-president for applied research at Olds College. Dr. Agnew has led the development of the Olds College Smart Farm, which was designed to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of ag production through technology and data utilization.

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With the Flagstaff Bike Challenge set to launch in mere days, Flagstaff County Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna picks up some savvy cycling advice from Bill Kropinske, owner of the Hardisty-area Grizzly Country bike shop.

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May 20, 2021 26 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook dives into the topic of on-farm water resources with Joe Harrington, Agricultural Water Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.

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May 13, 2021 11 min

In the highly anticipated sequel to Part 1 of our Public Engagement episode, Flagstaff County Reeve Don Kroetch talks to Communications Coordinator Cary Castagna about public engagement, while also outlining the next steps in the budget process and discussing some of the challenges facing council.

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April 29, 2021 33 min

In lieu of our annual public open house due to ongoing COVID restrictions, Flagstaff County Council is using this podcast to publicly engage with residents.

Listen as the reeve and councillors highlight current programs, services and priorities. (For further information, visit our website at: www.flagstaff.ab.ca.)

Then, if you have any comments or questions, or any suggestions for new programs and services, please email them to budge...

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April 15, 2021 39 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook and Breanne Tidemann, a research scientist in field agronomy and weed science with AAFC (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) in Lacombe, go deep into the weeds and discuss herbicide resistance.

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April 8, 2021 31 min

Flagstaff County Agricultural Fieldman Harry Brook and Marla Riekman, Soil Management Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, get their hands dirty with soil compaction.

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April 1, 2021 30 min

Flagstaff County Assistant Agricultural Fieldman Brenda Martin sinks her teeth into the topic of growing strawberries with horticulturist Robert Spencer of Spencer Horticultural Solutions.

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March 18, 2021 30 min

Flagstaff County Assistant Agricultural Fieldman Brenda Martin gets to the root of fruit trees with horticulturist Robert Spencer of Spencer Horticultural Solutions.

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