Courses & Workshops

Agricultural Services provides workshops and demonstration sites, along with available educational material to all ratepayers on a wide variety of interests within the agriculture industry. Check below to see what courses and workshops are currently available.

Agricultural Services is also involved with some long-term studies and projects that will assist producers in better managing our scarce resources.

  • Bio Weed Control Plots
  • Ground Water Study
  • Organic Matter Study
  • Tree Demo Nursery
  • Weather Stations


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


2024 Farmer Pesticide Course

Attending this course allows you to purchase restricted pesticides such as Thimet for potato production or Phostoxin for grain bin fumigation. Useful for environmental farm planning, HACCP, and Canada GAP.

Dates available:

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Course times are scheduled to start at 8:30 am and are expected to run until mid to late afternoon.

To qualify, you:

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Must be fluent in English.
  3. Must prepay a $40.00 registration fee prior to the course date. Fees include the course manual.

Location:

At the MD of Taber's Operations & Maintenance Facility located at 171027 AB-3 (1 km west of Taber on Hwy 3).

Download the registration form here.

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