Focus & Priorities

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County of Barrhead Agricultural Services is advised by the Agricultural Service Board (ASB).  Agricultural Services covers a range of services, including:

  • Working with rural residents to improve knowledge of weeds, pests, & diseases.
  • Promote innovation in agriculture, including new products, farming techniques, and conservation practices.
  • Integrates programming for the safety and well-being of our rural community, with the goal of encouraging young farmers to remain in the industry.

Agricultural Services operates legislated programming under the following acts, designed to assist & improve rural lifestyle and livelihoods.

For more information, contact the Agricultural Fieldman at 780-674-3331. 

Agriculture Focus Survey
In 2021, the County of Barrhead invited input from residents, businesses, and ag sector organizations.  The Agricultural Focus Survey provided a snapshot of opportunities, challenges, concerns, and priorities of Barrhead's agricultural community.  
The survey was made available for residents from March 2-26, 2021.