Agriculture Policies

Policy Name

Description

Link

Control of Coyotes and Other Pests To establish procedures for the control of coyotes and other pests in order to control predation, disease or nuisance caused by coyotes and other pests on livestock, crops and farmland. Policy D1 [PDF - 268 KB]
Beaver Dams To establish procedures for the removal of beaver dams. Policy D2 [PDF - 329 KB]
Weed Control Along County of Grande Prairie Roadside Right-of-Ways To establish procedures for control of Noxious weeds and eradications of Prohibited Noxious weeds on County of Grande Prairie No. 1 roadside right-of-ways. Policy D3 [PDF - 342 KB]
Brush Control Along County of Grande Prairie Roadside Right-of-Ways To establish procedures for the control of brush on County roadside right-of-ways for better visibility and drainage. Policy D4 [PDF - 332 KB]
No Spray Program To allow County ratepayers the opportunity to exempt roadsides adjacent to their land from herbicide spraying by the County. Policy D5 [PDF - 487 KB]
Virulent Blackleg Guidelines To minimize the impact of Virulent Blackleg in Canola within the County by preventing the disease and/or containing the spread. Policy D6 [PDF - 82 KB]
100 Years of Farming This policy recognizes the significant contributions represented by farming/ranching families that have achieved the milestone of 100 years of continuous farming in the County. Policy D7 [PDF - 571 KB]
Fusarium Graminerearum Procedural Guidelines To provide direction for the County of Grande Prairie to reduce the impact of Fusarium Graminearum. Policy D8 [PDF - 79 KB]
Road Allowance Cropland Spraying To allow ratepayers the opportunity to have land adjacent to the roadside sprayed with herbicide by the County to ensure weed control on roadsides is effective. Policy D9 [PDF - 328 KB]
Rental Equipment Policy To provide and maintain rental equipment deemed necessary by the Agricultural Service Board for the residents and non-commercial organizations of the County. Policy D10 [PDF - 100 KB]
Roadside Seeding Policy To minimize erosion, reduce weed spread, prevent cross contamination for pedigree seed growers and ensure timely and effective grass establishment on roadside right of way. Policy D11 [PDF - 74 KB]
Weed Control Policy To ensure that all Noxious and Prohibited Noxious weeds within the County are controlled and destroyed, respectively, in accordance with the Weed Control Act and Weed Regulation. Policy D12 [PDF - 84 KB]
West Nile Virus Mosquito Control Policy To bring awareness to County residents that the County has no control program for mosquitos. Policy D13 [PDF - 268 KB]
Nuisance Weed Control Policy - Dandelions To bring awareness to County residents that the County will not enforce the control of dandelions within the County. Policy D14 [PDF - 268 KB]
Farm Family Awards To recognize the significant contribution made by committed agricultural producers in the County. To recognize and celebrate worthy farm families on an annual basis. Policy D17 [PDF - 348 KB]
Roadside Mowing To establish procedures for the control of roadside vegetation and the spread of weeds along County roadside right of ways. Policy D18 [PDF - 266 KB]
Clubroot Policy To provide direction for the County to prevent the introduction of Clubroot to the County. Policy D19 [PDF - 466 KB]
Country Fairs To define the process by which the County provides sponsorships for Country Fairs. Policy D20 [PDF - 632 KB]