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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.

Gf2 programs
GF2 Programs


  • Agri Processing Automation and Efficiency - Livestock

  • Agri Processing Product and Market Development - Crop

  • Agri Processing Product and Market Development - Livestock

  • Business Management Skills Development

  • Business Opportunity

  • Confined Feeding Operation Stewardship

  • Food Safety Systems Delivery Agent

  • Food Safety Systems Producer

  • Irrigation Efficiency

  • Livestock Welfare Delivery Agent

  • Livestock Welfare Processor

  • On-Farm Energy Management

  • On-Farm Stewardship

  • On-Farm Water Management

  • Regional Water Supply

  • Traceability Pilot

  • Traceability Technology Adoption

  • Traceability Training

  • Agri Processing Automation and Efficiency - Crop

  • Agricultural Watershed Enhancement

  • Animal Health Biosecurity Delivery Agent

  • Animal Health Biosecurity Producer

  • Food Safety Systems Processor

  • Livestock Welfare Producer

  • Plant Health and Biosecurity

Government is offering you Money!! Why Not??

Business opportunity program
Business Opportunity Program

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

market research

marketing plans

pricing models

business management mentoring or coaching and succession plans (once per farm business).

Confined feeding operation stewardship
Confined Feeding Operation Stewardship

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,

Food safety systems producer
Food Safety Systems Producer

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

milk guards

On farm energy management
On-Farm Energy Management

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;

On farm stewardship
On-Farm Stewardship

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


On farm water management
On-Farm Water Management

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.

Animal health biosecurity producer
Animal Health Biosecurity Producer

Quarantine Pen

Livestock Trailer for on-farm use

Program covers 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $30,000 for each Fiscal Year.

Hospital pen

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

What is all the commotion

Have you done yours??

Sustaining production, managing risks, providing a healthy landscape for the next generation, and maintaining market access.

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Get access to the Stewardship Program Funding!!