Agricultural Services

Services

  • Agricultural Service Board (ASB)
  • Weed Control
  • Pest Control
  • Soil Conservation

Agricultural Fieldman

Simon Amting

Samting@mdspiritriver.ab.ca

780-864-9358

Roadside Herbicide Application Program 

The roadside spraying program is administered annually for weed and brush control on municipal roads and right-of-ways. This program is conducted from May to October each year. Yard-sites, beehives and dugouts will be bypassed as standard practice. Residents are responsible for control of weeds 30 metres on either side of their hedges, shelterbelts, yard sites and dugouts.

ASB 18 Vegetation Control on Municipally Owned Land

No Spray Agreement

Any landowner who does not want spraying on roadways adjacent to their property must fill out a No Spray Agreement each year prior to April 15th. Please use the form below and submit it to our office.

Spray Exemption Agreement

Roadside Mowing 

Roadside mowing has become a part of the integrated vegetation management of weeds and will follow a yearly rotation.

ASB 16 Roadside Mowing

Purpose of the ASB

The Agricultural Service Board acts as an advisory board to Council on how best to serve agricultural producers within the Municipal District; with a focus on weed and pest management, soil and water conservation, protection of viable and sustainable agricultural practices and development of policies.

The purpose of the Agricultural Service Board, as described in Section 2 of the Agricultural Service Board Act, are:

  • to act as an advisory body and to assist the Council and the Minister, in matters of mutual concern,
  • to advise on and to help organize and direct weed and pest control and soil and water conservation programs,
  • to assist in the control of animal disease under the Animal Health Act,
  • to promote, enhance and protect viable and sustainable agriculture with a view to improving the economic viability of the agricultural producer, and
  • to promote and develop agricultural policies to meet the needs of the municipality.

Legislation

2024 ASB Meeting Minutes

Apr.9,2024 Minutes

Feb.8,2024 Minutes

2023 ASB Meeting Minutes

Nov 29,2023 Minutes

Oct.11,2023 Minutes

July 13,2023 Minutes

June 6,2023 Minutes

April 14,2023 Minutes

February 8,2023 Minutes 

2022 ASB Meeting Minutes

December 14, 2022 Minutes

September 14, 2022 Minutes

August 10, 2022 Minutes

June 20, 2022 Minutes

April 13, 2022 Minutes

March 9, 2022 Minutes

February 9, 2022 Minutes

2021 ASB Meeting Minutes

December 13, 2021 Minutes

November 10, 2021 Minutes

October 13, 2021 Minutes

July 14, 2021 Minutes 

April 15, 2021 Minutes

March 10, 2021 Minutes

February 10, 2021 Minutes

2020 ASB Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2020 Minutes

September 9, 2020 Minutes

August 12, 2020 Minutes

July 15, 2020 Minutes

April 8, 2020 Minutes

March 11, 2020 Minutes

February 12, 2020 Minutes