Cathie Erichsen-Arychuk, PAg - Director of Agriculture  (780)846-2244


AGRI-BUSINESS AWARD was recently presented to Ireland Farm Equipment - thank you for all you have done for the local ag industry and all you continue to do for our community.  More info here.

Lakeland College Pulse Agronomy Field School - June 18.  More info here

Roadside Vegetation Control - Spraying & Mowing.  
Herbicide Spraying is underway in Area 3 (south).  If you want to enter into a No-Spray Zone Agreement or a Haying Agreement, please contact our office before MAY 31, 2018.

Annual Rat Inspections are starting - read more here

SPRING AG Newsletter - read here

Summary of the Clubroot Impact Consultation Meetings: thank you for your feedback this spring in regards to Clubroot.  Summary document here.

2017 Clubroot Survey Results and Info Sheet

Strychnine for control of Richardson Ground Squirrels * you will need to make an appointment for purchasing Strychnine.  Please call our office and speak with the Ag department.


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Lakeland College will assist Producers and Agri-Processors with understanding how the FEAP can benefit your operation.  Contact Lyle Lawrence, Energy Outreach Officer for Eastern Alberta, at 780-581-8403 (call or text) for more info.

MOUSE POISON - is no longer available from our office.  More info.

FARMERS - DO NOT Burn your grain bags - use our Recycling Program.  More Info Here

ALBERTA FARM SAFETY PROGRAM: there are excellent resources through the Alberta Farm Safety Program covering family safety, young farm workers, farm hazards and more!

Farm Safety Factsheets
Hand Signals for Farm Equipment

BALE SECUREMENT:  If you are transporting bales, please review the Info Sheet here

SAFE TRANSPORT of AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENTGuide book from Alberta Farm Safety Program



Agricultural Pests and Diseases
Info on pest animals like skunks, beavers
Common Problems with my Trees
Wetlands Restoration programs
Sustainable Agriculture program
Alternative Land Use (ALUS) Program Information
Weed Control