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LIVING IN WHEATLAND COUNTY

Agricultural Service Board (ASB)

About Agricultural Service Board

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The Wheatland County Agricultural Service Board (ASB) is established by county council under the authority of the Agricultural Service Board Act. The Wheatland County ASB is comprised of elected council members.

Duties of the ASB:

  • Advise county council and the Minister of agriculture on matters of mutual concern
  • Advise, organize and direct weed and pest control, livestock disease control, and soil and water conservation programs
  • Promote, enhance, and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer
  • Promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the agricultural industry in the county

Business Plan
2014-2016 ASB Business Plan

Agricultural Service Board Policies
ASB Policies

Statutes

Provincial statutes which are administered by the Board include:

Additional statutes worked with include the:

The Fieldman

The agricultural fieldman acts as a designated officer of the county in carrying out the functions, duties, and powers of the county under any legislation relating to agriculture. These duties respond to both needs of the county and the producer. The Agricultural Service Board has initiated a variety of programs including weed control, education, roadside mowing, and conservation.

Partner Organizations

The following are organizations that have partnered with Wheatland County's Agriculteral Services Department:

Contact Us

Russel Muenchrath
Manager of Agricultural Services
Email
Ph:403-934-3321

Jason Regehr
Agricultural Services Foreman
Email
ASB Shop
Ph: 403-934-4949

For more information about Agriculture Fieldmen 

Contact Us

Wheatland County
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

October 19, 2017
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Off-site waterers & watershed Management
October 30, 2017
9:00 AM -
Organizational meeting
November 7, 2017
9:00 AM -
Council meeting