2% Liquid Strychnine Concentrate (LSC) Available for Richardson's Ground Squirrel (RGS) (AKA - Gopher) control.
Applicants must attend a short training session and sign a user agreement before receiving the product. There is a minimum purchase of 6 bottles. The cost is $10.50/bottle or $250/case of 24 bottles non-refundable. You must be a bonafide farmer ($10,000.00/year farm income) and have a farm fuel number with treatment area zoned AG. This product is only available to Ponoka County producers and lands within the County.
This product is available ONLY for severe infestations of RGS.
Definition of a “severe infestation”:
1 hole per 4 strides walking in 100 m or 20% crop damage in 100 m strip of cropland.
Contact Agriculture Services to Book at 403-783-3336. If you do not have a severe infestation or do not fit the definition of an agricultural producer check with your local farm supply store to see what alternative products are available to you. Payment must be made prior to receiving the product (Cash, Cheque, Interac). Distribution will be done at the County office in Ponoka. County Address: 4205 Highway 2A Ponoka.
Manager of Agriculture Services
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Covering 721,396 acres in central Alberta, Ponoka County embodies the essence of rural Alberta with strong agricultural roots, a commitment to fiscal responsibility and an independent spirit. Today, the County serves 9,806 residents, providing strong leadership and guiding the municipality through some difficult challenges.