The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion federal-provincial-territorial investment in the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector that began in April 2018. In Alberta, the Canadian Agricultural Partnership represents a federal - provincial investment of $406 million in strategic programs and initiatives for the agricultural sector.
Recent changes to Canadian Agricultural Partnership programs in Alberta will remain in effect for the remainder of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, which expires on March 31, 2023. Transformation at a provincial level is occurring to support economic recovery and growth, and to reduce red tape. The agri-food sector holds great potential for investment and growth and can support Alberta’s economic recovery.
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There is still funding available through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The Youth Agriculture Education Program provides support for programming to help students engage in meaningful and informed conversations about issues that affect public trust in agriculture. For more information Click here
Alberta Environmental Farm Plan
The Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) is a voluntary, whole farm, self-assessment tool that helps producers identify their environmental risks and develop plans to mitigate these identified risks. We work together with farmers committed to environmental stewardship. For some grants in Alberta you need to have a current EFP to access funding. Your EFP expires after 10 years. For more information and to register to start your EFP click Here
Results Driven Agriculture Research - Opportunity for Funding
RDAR (Results Driven Agriculture Research) works with our partners to accelerate the impact of agriculture research in Alberta. Our priorities meet producers’ needs. RDAR is committed to directing strategic investments in research and innovation that can maximize benefits and increase profitability. By collaborating with producers and researchers, we tap into existing talent and fund ideas generated by innovators to push the boundaries of Alberta’s agriculture potential. Our activities are funded through the Canadian Agriculture Partnership, a federal-provincial investment in strategic programs and initiatives for the agriculture sector and tasked with directing the Government of Alberta’s $37 million annual commitment to agriculture research. For more information about RDAR and potential funding click here