Agriculture Services

The Agricultural Service Board believes in the strengthening of our agricultural community by promoting, maintaining, and improving the agricultural industry.

Our mission is to promote and apply effective pest management strategies that are sustainable.  Provide extension programs and materials that can improve the sustainability of the family farm both economically and environmentally.  Administer the ASB Act and all other agricultural legislation as required.

The Director of Environmental Services is the Administrative Officer of the ASB responsible to the Agricultural Service Board, who is made up of County Council and two members at large.

The County comprises a total area of 837,810 ac with 50% of the land being pasture. Cattle are present on 71% of farms according to the 2021 Census of Agriculture. 

Source:  Statistics Canada