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Ag Services & Rental Fees

MD of Taber’s Agricultural Services department provides information, expertise and rental equipment to assist producers with a wide range of seasonal needs. From noxious weed and pest control to crop management tools, we’ll get you growing in the right direction. To book rental equipment, please contact the Agricultural Services department at 403-223-8735.

View the MD of Taber Fees and Charges Bylaw No 1984.


Questions?
Call 403-223-8735
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Spraying

Spraying TypeFees
Herbicide spraying – road top$60.00/hectare (+ cost of chemical)
Herbicide spraying – spot spraying$65.00/hour (+ cost of chemical)
Tree spraying$200.00 (includes insecticide per 150 gal tank)
Insecticide spraying$40.00/day (3-day limit)
Potato bin disinfecting$40.00/day (3-day limit)


Grass Seeding

Equipment TypeFees
Tractor with drill and operator$100.00/hour 
10-Foot pan drill rental$125.00/day*
Grass seedInvoiced at current seed prices
*A pickup fee of $200.00 will be charged for any rental item not returned. An additional fee of $100.00 will be charged if any rental item is not returned clean.


Mowing

Equipment Type
Fees
Tractor with 15-foot rotary mower and operator$100.00/hour
Removal of vegetation and trees outside municipal right-of-ways$150.00/hour
Bale shredder rental$50.00/day*
*A pickup fee of $200.00 will be charged for any rental item not returned. An additional fee of $100.00 will be charged if any rental item is not returned clean.


Shelterbelt & Tree Planting

Equipment TypeRental Fees
Tree planter rentalNo Charge (2-day limit during busy season)
Shelterbelt trees*Invoiced at current tree prices
*Success applicants of the MD of Taber Shelterbelt Program will be invoiced 50% of the costs shared between the MD of Taber and the landowner.


Pest Control

Equipment TypeRental Fees
Trap rentals$100.00/trap
Bran bait spreader rentalNo Charge (bait not provided)
Regional Utility Operator
Regional Utility Operator