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Applications for Ag Action Manitoba now open

Applications are now open to Manitoba farmers for many activities included under the Ag Action Manitoba program.


May 15, 2018
By Top Crop Manager

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The Ag Action Manitoba program for farmers supports the growth and sustainability of primary agriculture in Manitoba, with funding available for:
•    developing new skills, technologies and products;
•    increasing production and adding value to their products;
•    finding new markets;
•    improving plant and animal health;
•    supporting environmental sustainability; and
•    supporting basic and applied research and development.

Cost-sharing and funding caps for activities vary based on the activity. Farmers will also continue to have access to business risk-management programs.

Farmers, agri-processors, industry organizations, researchers and industry service providers will be able to apply for funding for specific activities and strategic investments under the streamlined Ag Action Manitoba program. Information for farmers, including how to apply for program activities, is available at www.manitoba.ca.agricultureunder Canadian Agricultural Partnership. They can also call 1-844-769-6224 (toll-free) or emailagaction@gov.mb.ca.  

Farmers and other stakeholders are encouraged to sign up for the digital newsletter at www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/online-resources/signup-for-growing-manitoba-ag.htmlfor current information on funded activities and application deadlines. Details will also be shared on Manitoba Agriculture’s Twitter channel atwww.twitter.com/MBGovAg.