Livestock Facility Emissions Program: Hog Stream

By mmuise
Description:

The new Livestock Facility Emissions Program provides support for hog producers to improve environmental performance, adapt to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program is targeted to intensive hog operations with an eligible cost of $60 per animal unit, to a maximum funding of $500,000 per eligible applicant.


Comments on Funding:

Eligible applicants, including applicants with multiple facility sites, can receive funding for more than one project or application but funding cannot exceed the maximum program payment of $500,000 over the five-year program term of the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2028).

Deadline: Continuous Intake until December 31, 2027
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • have an intensive hog operation in Saskatchewan compliant with The Agricultural Operations Act;
  • be primary agricultural producers (individual, partnership, co-operative or corporation) who can demonstrate a minimum of $50,000 of gross farm income in Saskatchewan in the year of application or the year prior to the application.
  • be individuals, at least 18 years of age; or
  • be First Nation Bands in the Province of Saskatchewan.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

1. Applications for pre-approval must be submitted by December 31, 2027, for projects to be completed by March 31, 2028.
2. Projects must be complete and claims for funding must be submitted by the earlier of 18 months from written project approval or before March 31, 2028.

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