Taber Station

Phone: (403) 223-4626
Fax: (403) 223-4483
Mailing Address:
Box 4833
Taber, AB  T1G 2E1
Courier Address:
5809 54th Avenue
Taber, AB  T1G 2E1

Station Manager: Lisa Stinn. For more information about the Taber station, please contact Lisa at (403) 223-4626 or .

Ag-Quest established a station in Lethbridge in 1997, and moved to its current location near Taber in 2003. It is located on 65 hectares of silty clay loam in the brown soil zone. Additional off-station work is conducted near Lethbridge. Other locations are available by special request. Irrigation is available for all trials conducted at the Taber station.

Typical commercial crops in the area include small grains (wheat (spring and winter), durum, oats and barley), seed and commercial canola, sugar beets, potatoes, sweet corn, processing peas, dry beans, lentils, chickpeas, flax, safflower, onions, forages (alfalfa and timothy) and other specialty crops, including coriander, mint, dill and other herb/spice crops. Other crops can be grown for experimental purposes.

Specialized Facilities at Taber:

Irrigation – irrigation is available for all trials conducted at the Taber station. Please specify your irrigation needs with the Project Coordinator when discussing your trial needs.

Taber Station Details:

  • Silty clay loam
  • Brown Soil zone
  • Soil pH is 7.0, Organic Matter is 3%
  • PMRA zones 7, 7A and 14
  • Average of >125 frost-free days
  • CHU ranges from 2200 to <2400
  • Irrigated