Ranching in the West ~ Willsies of the West Country

Alberta’s Trailblazing Ranchers ~ By Dianne Finstad People with a sense of adventure love to visit the West Country of central Alberta’s Parkland. But the real adventurers were those who came to the region when it was truly untamed and stayed to carve out a place and build a family legacy. George Albert Willsie was …

Colter Wall ~ Western Swing & Waltzes

In August, Colter Wall released his new album, “Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs,” featuring the old Stan Jones prairie classic Cowpoke. Colter is a young Canadian singer/songwriter (who happens to be the son of former Saskatchewan premier, Brad Wall) who has a love for the old cowboy songs and cowboy life. He …

New Transport Regulations Webinars Featuring CIFA

AFAC works with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to deliver a webinar series on the updated humane transport regulations Calgary, ALBERTA — A presentation from this spring’s Livestock Care Conference (LCC) has led to a new webinar series, to be offered by Alberta Farm Animal Care with technical expertise provided by the CFIA. During our …

CORB LUND ~ Agricultural Tragic

~ By Terri Mason His is a multi-storied lineage that is told and retold through his music every time he strolls on stage. His family tree includes rodeo record setters and rodeo royalty and a breed of people that defied the odds and headed across the desert to the Promised Land.   “Unique” is a …

Cowboy Country Tradeshow Marketplace!

Shopping for the Westerner We’ve thrown open our gates for a Trade Show Marketplace!  Here you will find a collection of unique and gorgeous handcrafted artworks and collectibles, plus some essential buys for the ranch. Browse their website, enjoy online shopping, and be sure to give them a call – we guarantee they’ll love to …