ASB Roadside Invasive Weed Control
Invasive weed control remains an Agricultural Service Board priority. During the 2018
In instances where invasive weed species are present in buffer areas, Kneehill County Agriculture Services offers consultations and control solutions to Kneehill County
Private Land Weed Control
Agricultural producers within Kneehill County can receive assistance in controlling noxious weeds. On a cost recovery basis, the ASB will assist producers with controlling small patches of select noxious weeds to a maximum of one acre in crop and two acres in non-crop areas. The ASB will supply manpower, equipment, and herbicides.
The Kneehill County ASB is also contracted and responsible for weed inspection within most urban centers.
Weed Management Policies
For more information on theses weeds and others, visit Alberta Invasive Plant Council's website at www.abinvasives.ca.
Weeds in Kneehill County
Weeds that are of particular concern within Kneehill County include:
- Baby's Breath
- Black Henbane
- Canada Thistle
- Common Burdock
- Common Mullein
- Common Tansey
- Dames Rockets
- Leafy Spurge
- Scentless Chamomile
- White Cockle
- Yellow Clematis
The Noxious weeds listed above are highlighted because of their aggressive nature within Kneehill County which may financially impact private, crop, or pasture landowners. In an effort to keep these plants from spreading further Kneehill County Agricultural Service Board Office (ASB) would appreciate help from the public in regards to information on infestation locations as well as with control of these species on their lands.