Agricultural Services

The Agricultural Services department is a team dedicated to providing residents with various information and services to protect and enhance agriculture and rural living within the Municipal District of Taber. Learn more about Agricultural Service Board (ASB).

Services offered include:

  • Weed Control: Assisting residents with weed control issues by making recommendations based on resident needs.
  • Pest Control: Working with residents to resolve control issues. Offering a range of information and services.
  • Soil Conservation: Working with landowners to prevent erosion and soil degradation.
  • Shelterbelts: Working with residents to establish shelterbelts around yards and fields.
  • Bursaries: Assisting students to further their learning in the area of agriculture and the agri-food industry.
  • Courses & Workshops: Providing residents with a number of learning opportunities related to the agriculture industry.
  • Proudly Grown: Assisting farmers and producers in recognising the high-quality products grown in the MD of Taber.
  • Rentals: Coordinating equipment rentals.
  • Awards: Arranging the nomination and awarding process for a yearly farm family award.
  • Cemeteries: Maintaining the appearance of our cemeteries.
  • Parks & Campgrounds: Maintaining the appearance of our parks and campgrounds.
  • Roadside Vegetation Control: maintaining rural ditches and municipal right-of-ways to improve visibility and ensure safe road travel

Physical Address:
171027 AB-3
Barnwell, Alberta
T0K 0B0

Phone: 403-223-8735
Fax: 403-223-8831

Summer Hours:
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Winter Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed for Statutory Holidays.

Jorden Holst

Manager of Agricultural Services


Phone: 403-634-4713

Doug Jensen

Agricultural Foreman


Phone: 403-634-2721

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