What's Going On?
County Council and MPC Meetings
Cardston County's Council meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month. Occasionally we require a second meeting during the month which will be held after the Municipal Planning Commission meeting on the 4th Monday of each month.
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the next Council meeting will be held on October 12th, 2016. The next Municipal Planning Commission meeting will be held on October 24th, 2016.
As always, anyone is welcome to attend our meetings and recordings of the meetings are available on our Youtube page.
Temporary Employment Opportunity
Cardston County is currently seeking a qualified, experience truck driver for the remainder of the 2016 season. We will be accepting applications until a suitable candidate is found.
You can submit your resume in person at our office, by fax (403-653-1126), or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2016 Cow-Calfenomics Workshops
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry will be hosting the 2016 Cow-Calfenomics sessions throughout the province in November. The sessions will focus on tools for enhancing farm business management. You can view the poster here.
The closest session to the Cardston area will be in held in Lethbridge on November 2nd, 2016. Registration will cost $30 and will be open until October 12th, 2016.
2016 Transboundary Water, Weeds, and Stewardship Tour
Big shout out to the County of Warner, Milk River Watershed Council Canada, Glacier National Park, AAAF Association of Alberta Agricultural Fieldmen, and Montana Weed Control Association for partnering with us on an excellent 2016 Transboundary Water, Weeds, and Stewardship Tour!
The Transboundary Tour took over one hundred delegates from various governments, businesses, and organizations across parts of Alberta and Montana to learn about watershed management, weed control, and land stewardship. We'll be sharing more info and photos from the Tour with you next week on our Facebook page.
Another big shout out to Dow Agrosciences, Crop Production Services, Engage Agro, BASF, AG-West Distributing Company, Alberta Invasive Species Council, Bayer Crop Science, Rozol RTU, Play Clean Go, and the Milk River Watershed Alliance for sponsoring the 2016 Transboundary Water, Weeds, and Stewardship Tour. We couldn't have done it without your help!
The Real Dirt on Farming
Hopefully you have had a chance to browse through the Farm & Food Care magazine that we provided to you with our property tax notices this year.
The Real Dirt on Farming magazine is also available online without charge. Help us spread the word about our agricultural industry, which is vital for our region and for anyone who eats food.
Weed Spraying Program & Equipment Rentals
Cardston County provides a weed spraying program for residents to help combat the spread of damaging weeds throughout our region.
We provide this service on a cost-recovery basis, with our rates begin at $55/hour, with a $50 startup fee and a minimum total charge of $100. Take a look at the attached brochure for more information.
We provide a rental equipment service to assist our local agricultural producers with soil conservation, pest control, and weed control. Take a look at our brochure for more information. A full list of rental equipment and rates are available by clicking the link on the sidebar to the right.