2024 Agricultural Service Fees & Rentals

Agricultural Services 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 at 403-223-8735.

View the MD of Taber Fees and Charges Bylaw No 2003.


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)
Insecticide spray rentals$40.00/day (3-day limit)**
Potato bin disinfecting rentals$40.00/day (3-day limit)**
**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.


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 TypeFees
Tractor with 15-foot rotary mower and operator$100.00/hour
Removal of vegetation and trees outside municipal right-of-ways$150.00/hour


Shelterbelt and tree planting

Equipment TypeRental Fees
Tree planter rentalNo Charge (2-day limit during busy season)** 
Shelterbelt treesInvoiced 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.
**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.


Pest control

Equipment TypeRental Fees
Trap purchase$100.00/trap
Bran bait spreader rentalNo charge (bait not provided)


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