Agriculture

The Agriculture Division and the Agricultural Service Board work hand in hand to deliver agricultural based programming for the municipal ratepayer. The Agricultural Service Board is the policy recommending body to Council, while the Agricultural Department is the implementation and enforcement arm of the operations.


Priorities of the Agriculture Division include training landowners to control weedsdiseases and insects, to prevent the establishment of new weeds, roadside vegetation management, and to prevent soil erosion.

To learn more about the Division's workshops, click here.

2018 Livestock Tax Referrals

As of January 2019, Brazeau County has been added to the list of prescribed regions for 2018 livestock tax deferrals due to drought conditions. To defer income, the breeding herd must have been reduced by at least 15%.

 

The map of prescribed regions can be found here:

http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/programs-and-services/drought-watch/livestock-tax-deferral-provision/2018-list-of-prescribed-regions/?id=1536603017155

 

More details as to how the provision works can be found here:

http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/programs-and-services/drought-watch/livestock-tax-deferral-provision/?id=1463574780220