Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

News from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  1. Farm families have improved access to mental health services and resources thanks to more support for the AgKnow Alberta Farm Mental Health Network.
  2. The technologies and equipment must be new to the applicant and viable, commercialized and proven to help contribute to the profitability, productivity, or efficiency of an agricultural operation, including:
  3. B.C. farmers looking to grow their businesses in the face of rising costs are getting support for accessing new technologies from items such as robotic and automated equipment, farm management software and digital sensors, which will help them increase production, efficiency and profitability.
  4. $1.65 million investment supporting research at Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station
  5. Canada and Ontario committing up to $25 million to boost efficiency in farming and food processing
  6. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced the creation of a new living lab in Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Association of Watersheds, this living lab project represents an investment of up to $9.2 million over five years under the Agricultural Climate Solutions (ACS) – Living Labs program.
  7. Reducing methane emissions requires new and innovative ideas, including in the agriculture sector.
  8. Canola is a crop with so much potential.
  9. Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce a new initiative aimed at reducing methane emissions from the cattle industry which will contribute to the adoption of sustainable agricultural practices.
  10. Today, the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced forecasted payments under the suite of business risk management programs, administered by the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC).