Agriculture

Located where the rolling prairies meet the Rocky Mountains, Pincher Creek is a community with a long history of farming and ranching.  Since the pioneering era, many generations have farmed the land and raised livestock in the fertile beauty of this vast prairie landscape.

Today, agriculture remains at the heart of Pincher Creek’s economy and culture.  The warm sunny climate and irrigation produce a diversified crop base, which in turn provides feed for livestock and raw materials for food processing industries and export markets.  With more than 2000 farms and ranches in the area, Pincher Creek farmers and ranchers make a tremendous contribution to the overall Canadian agriculture industry. 

From crops to cattle, Pincher Creek farmers and ranchers are a diverse group of rural entrepreneurs who have adopted a pro-active approach to the agri-business industry.  This approach embraces the desire to build a sustainable future while maintaining the traditional values of rural lifestyle.


Upcoming Events

JUN
22
4:00 PM
EDC Meeting
JUN
23
7:00 PM
Farmers Market

Public Notices

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Yard of the Month Nomination
August 21, 2017
Nominate your favourite front or back yard!
Click here for the Yard of the Month Nomination form!
Canada Day Fireworks
July 1, 2017
Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday with Fireworks in the Town of Pincher Creek 
Joint Funding Application
June 14, 2017
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