Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

News from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  1. Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings–Hants will highlight a new program to help farmers and agri-businesses develop and adopt clean technologies and participate in a virtual tour of Elmridge
  2. Neil Ellis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food will highlight new program to help farmers and agri-businesses develop and adopt clean technologies and participate
  3. Minister Jim Carr will highlight new program to help farmers and agri-businesses develop and adopt clean technologies and participate in a virtual tour with a leading developer of clean grain dryer technology
  4. From current drought and dry field conditions to flooding in recent years, extreme weather events continue to create challenges for Manitoba farmers. The Government of Canada is working with the agricultural sector to equip
  5. Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid will announce federal investment to help Manitoba producers better understand and manage
  6. The federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Quebec Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, André Lamontagne, announced the creation of the Ministerial Initiative on Agri-Food Action/Prevention (MIAAP) for the management of health and food risks, which will remain in effect until March 1, 2023.
  7. Alberta’s government has streamlined its Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) grant process to make it easier for producers to access grants.
  8. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $1.4 million and working with 4-H Ontario to develop educational content and first-hand learning experiences to inspire the next generation to explore exciting careers in the agri-food sector.
  9. The governments of Canada and Manitoba are advising that livestock producers who have been affected by dry conditions on pasture in Manitoba can apply for funding to support water source development under Ag Action Manitoba.
  10. As part of the Government of Canada’s strengthened climate plan, the new Agricultural Clean Technology Program aims to create a supportive environment for the development and adoption of clean technologies that will promote sustainable growth in Canada’s agriculture sector, while helping to drive the changes required to achieve a low-carbon economy.