Education & Awareness

Agricultural Education and Awareness is a primary goal for the Agricultural Service Board (ASB) and as such is strongly supported by the Agricultural Service Department through various programs and events, including tours, workshops, meetings, and publications. 

  • A Year on the Farm Timeline - Discover what happens year-round on the farm! This interactive document will take you through all 4 seasons on the farm.
  • Agriculture Tours - Red Deer County has proudly hosted Ag Tours with a chartered bus tour around the County to view local farming operations. Videos and photos of these tours are a unique opportunity to learn about agriculture in our community, and to hear from farmers directly.
  • Training Rebates & Sponsorship - Red Deer County residents are eligible for reimbursement (50% of course fee, up to $200) of agricultural or safety related course training costs through the Agricultural Training Sponsorship Program.

Ag Why's

Check out the latest Ag Why's articles! You can learn the ins and outs of the agriculture industry, from how silage is made to what careers are available in the sector. To access the latest articles, click the images below. To see older, archived articles CLICK HERE.

Ag Why's May 2023
April 2023 Ag Why's
Feb 2023 Ag Why's

Agricultural Concerns 2022

This year we conducted a survey to get a better idea of what agricultural issues are important to residents. We had responses from Farmers & Ag Producers, acreage owners, municipal residents and more. If you would like to see the in-depth results of the survey CLICK HERE to read more.

Agricultural Census

Stats Canada recently released an updated Agricultural Census report. It contained a wealth of information on the transforming agriculture landscape, both nationally and on a local level. To see in-depth statistics for Red Deer County CLICK HERE to read more.