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What is all the commotion!
GF2 provides programs and services to achieve a profitable, sustainable, competitive and innovative agriculture, agri-food and agri-products industry that is market-responsive, and that anticipates and adapts to changing circumstances and is a major contributor to the well-being of Canadians.
Government is offering you Money!! Why Not??
value chain development
business plans (expansion and restructuring)
reimbursement of 50% for established producers and 75% for new entrants and producer groups to a maximum of $5,000 per activity to a maximum of $30,000 for the life of the program
business management mentoring or coaching and succession plans (once per farm business).
run-on and run-off controls
manure storage facilities
The program covers 50% of eligible costs for most project categories. Some are funded at 70% or 30% to a maximum of $100,000 per applicant, though some categories have project maximums between $15,000 and $50,000.
livestock facility relocation away from creeks, streams or other water bodies,
renovation of livestock facilities that existed prior to 2002
solid liquid separation or composting equipment,
computer software for tracking animal health records
reimbursement of 70% of eligible activities intended to enhance On-Farm Food Safety to a maximum payment of $5,000
cattle squeeze and Scale
Construction projects that install high-efficiency equipment
Need new shop doors or Windows on your insulated shop?
For most items the program covers 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $50,000. Some items are funded on a square-footage or formula basis. The program also covers 100% of the cost for each applicant’s first three submeters.
Greenhouse energy curtains;
Offsite Watering Systems- 50% up to $30,000
Windbreaks – 120ft/100 cows 50% up to $10,000
Producers in livestock and crop production will be reimbursed for 30%, 50% or 70% (depending on the project) of costs related to management practices that improve water quality in the areas outlined above, to a maximum of $50,000 per applicant. Please note that some areas of funding have project maximums between $2,000 and $30,000.
Dugout and Riparian Area fencing – 70% up to $50,000
Fuel Tanks – 30% up to $3000
Special Incentive projects include well decommissioning, well pit conversions, water meters, water well depth measurement equipment, and connections to multi-user water supply pipelines. These projects are eligible for reimbursement of up to 50% of expenses, to a specified maximum per applicant or project
Standard Incentive projects include construction of water sources such as wells, dugouts, spring developments, dams and pipelines. These projects are eligible for reimbursement of up to one-third of expenses, to a maximum of $5,000 per applicant.
Livestock Trailer for on-farm use
Program covers 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $30,000 for each Fiscal Year.
Farm Gates and signs
Cement pad with pressure washer system for equipment wash down
Rodent control – gravel around chicken coop, feed shed for chicken feed
Have you done yours??
Sustaining production, managing risks, providing a healthy landscape for the next generation, and maintaining market access.
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