The Agricultural Services Board Act provides for the establishment and operation of Agricultural Services Boards throughout the province of Alberta. It provides a province-wide infrastructure for the delivery of weed control, disease and pest management, as well as soil and water conservation programs and services. It also provides for financial incentives and technical assistance to enable the administration and enforcement acts and the implementation of agricultural policies at the municipal level.
The mission of Yellowhead County’s Agricultural Service Board is to enable good stewardship of the environment while promoting agriculture and a safe, healthy rural lifestyle. Yellowhead County shall have a progressive, sustainable and environmentally responsible agricultural industry.