July 2021

Special Areas offices will be closed in recognition of Heritage Day on Monday, August 2. Offices will reopen with normal hours on Tuesday, August 3. [siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]...

On July 23, 2021, the Special Areas Board declared a state of agricultural disaster. Prolonged drought conditions continue to create significant challenges for producers in the region. It is the first time the Special Areas has declared an agricultural disaster in over 20 years. “Dry conditions are...

The investigation into developing irrigation in the region is moving forward this summer into more detailed technical work. This work, which is being completed through a partnership including the Special Areas Board, M.D. of Acadia, Alberta Agriculture & Forestry, and the Canada Infrastructure Bank, is...

Reclamation can be a complex process taking many years - sometimes even decades. The Special Areas Board (SAB) is responsible for managing the surface activities of industrial dispositions located on public lands located in the Special Areas. SAB Agrologists work with agricultural leaseholders in the...

The summer 2021 edition of the Ag Talk newsletter is now available. This edition includes information on: What could you be introducing to your farm? Scouting canola for clubroot Strychnine for pest control Will grasshoppers be a threat? Mulching trees & shrubs Common mullein Bales, boars, & invasive business as usual for...