CAP is coming!
Growing Forward 2 comes to an end March 31, 2018, and the Canadian Agricultural Partnership will open with the first application intake starting Tuesday, April 3 until Tuesday, May 8. Preliminary information can be found on the OMAFRA website: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/cap/index.htm Program information sessions re planned as follows:
Woodstock Quality Inn, April 9, 7-9 pm
U of G Ridgetown Campus (Agronomy Theatre), April 10, 7-9 pm
Lambeth Stoneridge Inn, April 11, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm
Brodhagen Community Centre, April 11, 2 pm
Program guidelines and applications are expected to be available March 29, 2018 on the OSCIA website.
GreenON Agriculture is a merit-based cost-share program that specifically aims to support Ontario farm businesses in adopting cleaner technologies and reducing their carbon footprint. This new program supports farm businesses that produce agricultural commodities in permanent, climate-controlled buildings (swine/poultry/greenhouses) or use grain dryers. Applications may be submitted between March 6-26, 2018. Details are available at: https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/greenon-agriculture/
GO-CALC, the Greenhouse Gas Ontario Covered Agriculture Calculator, is an online program to help Ontario farm businesses estimate potential greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions that may be achieved through specific facility upgrades. GO-CALC is designed for farm businesses with indoor production facilities or grain dryers. For more information, see https://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/go-calc/