Tools to build your cowherd

 

This workshop will discuss how genetic and genomic tools can help identify superior animals to develop a productive and profitable cow herd. With weather related challenges in recent years there is a huge variability in feed supply and quality; speakers will discuss potential health and nutrition related problems producers may face this winter and how to minimize difficulties during calving and breeding seasons. A local veterinarian will speak on local health issues and concerns.

 

Crop Watch - Annual Field Surveillance Program

 

Agricultural Services is on the lookout for several diseases and pests common to regional crops

This summer, Agricultural Services staff be conducting seasonal crop surveillance activities across the County. Landowners are advised that inspectors are likely to enter fields unannounced due to time constraints and the sheer area of agricultural land that needs to be covered.

 

Alberta Dutch Elm Disease (DED) Awareness Week is from June 22-28

 

“The intent of the week is to raise awareness on how dangerous Dutch elm disease is, the importance of elm trees to our communities, and that DED can be prevented,” says Janet Feddes-Calpas, executive director, Society to Prevent Dutch Elm Disease (STOPDED). “At present, Alberta has the largest DED-free American elm stand in the world and it’s important to protect this valuable resource. STOPDED is asking for your assistance to save our beautiful elm trees from this deadly disease.”

 

Choose from the Following Agricultural Services

Rental Equipment

Lac Ste. Anne County offers numerous pieces of agricultural equipment and products for rent, from pest traps to pasture sprayers and much more.

Weed & Pest Control

Lac Ste. Anne County implements a spectrum of integrated pest management systems to control and eradicate noxious and prohibited noxious weeds.

Reference Library

Explore the County's frequently updated informational resource for farming, ranching and all things agriculture.

Agricultural Services Board

The County aims to maintain healthy populations of wildlife while controlling those species known to cause disturbance for residents.

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located at 56521 Range Road 65. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359