Farm Technology Program: Farm Technology Stream

By mmuise
Description:

The Farm Technology Program supports the adoption of innovative technology that minimizes agricultural waste, optimizes farm efficiency, and encourages the adoption of best management practices in farm security. The program will enable primary producers to better anticipate and manage risks, while reducing environmental impacts and protecting their farm.
The Farm Technology Stream supports adoption of innovative technology that minimizes agricultural waste and optimizes farm efficiency.


Comments on Funding:

Eligible expenses will be cost-shared at 50% grant and 50% applicant.

Deadline: December 22, 2023. Resumes in April 2024
Eligibility:

The applicant must:

  • be a primary producer;
  • be responsible for input costs for a crop, bee, or livestock operation that produces at least $25,000 worth of farm commodities annually;
  • not be a landlord whose only interest in a crop, bee, or livestock operation is ownership of the land, and either:
    a) have a valid and current Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) certificate or completion letter, or
    b) obtain their EFP certificate or completion letter before the end of the Project Term.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

1. To support continued innovation, growth and prosperity, the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) has launched its programs. This 5‐year (2023-2028), $3.5 billion investment includes $1 billion in federal programs and activities and $2.5 billion in cost-shared programs and activities by federal-provincial-territorial governments.
2. Sustainable CAP program to start accepting applications April 3, 2023.

About the author
mmuise